Academy Coaches

Darron Cox

Darron Cox

Founder and Owner

Darron Cox is the Founder and Owner of Thunder Academy. Coach Cox is a former major league player with the Montreal Expos, a former manager and hitting coach for the Colorado Rockies, and was named to the All-Century Team at the University of Oklahoma.

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Tom Dedin

Tom Dedin

Academy Coach

Tom Dedin has over 30 years of coaching experience at the collegiate and youth levels and at 21 was the youngest head coach in the country. He has led numerous camps and clinics; coaching is his passion and he loves helping kids succeed on and off the field.

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Dustin Conley

Dustin Conley

Academy Coach

Dustin Conely was born and raised in Arvada, Colorado and graduated from Pomona High School in 2011, before going to Otero Junior College. He played two seasons for the Rattlers in La Junta, Colorado and was named to the first team all Region IX in 2013, while hitting .385. Coach Conely spent his last two years of college playing at Colorado Christian University in Lakewood, Colorado and graduated with a degree in Business Administration in December 2015. He’s currently pursuing a master’s degree in Sports Coaching at the University of Northern Colorado.

Ty Giordano

Ty Giordano

Academy Coach

Bio coming soon.

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