About Us

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Founded in 2005

SHB works diligently to provide the highest quality training environment to athletes through expert knowledge provided by Scott "Hemo" Hemond himself.  SHB's high energy certified staff sets out to coach, instruct, and mentor all athletes with their vast set of innovative training methods that are structured to get the most out of each player to promote champions on and off the field. 

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Our Home Field

We are located at 

4014 Commons Drive W

Suite 108

Destin, FL  32541

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About Scott "Hemo" Hemond, Founder

  • Drafted out of high school, 5th round by the Kansas City Royals
  • The only 2 time All-American in USF history. 
  • Three time 1st Team All Sun Belt Conference 
  • 1986 Male Athlete of the Year
  • 1986 Golden Spikes Finalist - (Equivalent to the Heisman)
  • 1985 USA Team
  • 1986 Cape Cod League MVP + Batting Champion 
  • Inducted into the Cape Cod Hall of Home in 2007 
  • Played on Highest Ranked Baseball Teams in USF history 
  • 1st Round - 12th Pick for Oakland A‘s in 1986 
  • Highest Pick in USF Baseball history 
  • 2nd Highest Draft Pick in Pinellas County 
  • Played 7 Seasons in the Major League with Oakland A’s, Chicago White Sox, and St. Louis Cardinals 
  • Oakland A’s single season Base Stealing Record for a catcher 
  • Played every position at the major league level except pitcher
  • His number "11" was retired at both University of South Florida and Dunedin High School


our Instructors

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Darren Hasch

Rafael Bustamante

Rafael Bustamante

 

Darren is a graduate of Fort Walton Beach High School where he was on Team USSSA International Team 2013, Player of the Year in 2014, and the All-Star selection for the district in 2015

He went to College at Fort Scott Community College where he signed as utility, then went to Peru State College signed as utility.  At Peru he was on the All Conference Team 2017, All Tournament Team Second Baseman in 2018, and All Conference Team/ All Nebraska Squad in 2019.

In 2019 Darren finished in the top 20 in the Heart Conference for slugging percentage, runs scored , RBIs per game, Homeruns, 21st in stolen bases and 22 in total number of RBIs

Darren signed an overseas contract to play in Australia where he lead the team in homeruns and in the top for batting average.

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Rafael Bustamante

Rafael Bustamante

Rafael Bustamante

We are excited to have , Venezuelan born, Rafael  Bustamante as a member of our staff.  Rafael played infield professionally from 1987- 1994.  Organizations that he played with include the Phillies, Cincinnati, and the Aragua Tigers in Venezuela.  From 1994 to 2001 Rafael was a hitting coach  for who played for Tigers.  He also scouted for the Tampa Bay Rays from 1996 to 1999.

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Phoenix Sanders

Phoenix Sanders

Phoenix Sanders

Seasonal Instructor, Phoenix Sanders is  a RHP with the AAA Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays).  He was drafted in the 10th round and was the "Ace of Staff" at USF and Daytona State.  Phoenix lead USF to the Gainesville NCAA Regional in 2017.  He has quickly moved through the ranks in the Rays organization where he was an AA All-Star, and Southern league pitcher of the month.    

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Tyler Holton

Phoenix Sanders

Phoenix Sanders

 Tyler is a LHP/1B that played for FSU 2016 to 2018.  Tyler was drafted in 2018 by the Arizona Diamondbacks, and 2017 by the Miami Marlins.  Tyler was All-American in 2016 and 2017, was a 5X ACC Pitcher of the Week (tied the league record for 1 season), and was a Northwest League Champion for the Hillsboro Hops in 2019. Tyler had Tommy John Surgery in 2018.

Tyler does lessons at the Niceville Facility. (112 Wise Avenue)