Our Expos Coaches

Bill Sampen (17U Head Coach)

Bill was drafted in the 12th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1985 MLB draft. Bill pitched 10 years professionally including 5 seasons at the Major League level with the Montreal Expos, Kansas City Royals, and California Angels. In 1990 Bill was voted to the Baseball Digest All-Rookie Team. He has 10 years of experience as varsity head baseball coach at the high school level.

Email: bill@indianaexpos.org

David Brewer (17U Head Coach)

David is an alumni of Wabash College, where he played varsity Baseball and Football. He also has an MBA from St. Ambrose University, where he was an Offensive Live Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach for 3 years. David returned to Wabash College as an Offensive Line Coach for 5 years. He served as an Assistant Coach with the Indiana Outlaws Travel Baseball Club. David has a son who now plays baseball for Wabash College and a daughter in high school that plays soccer for Brownsburg High School and West Side United.

Email: david@indianaexpos.org

Derek Hankins (16U National Head Coach)

Derek was the 10th round selection of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2004 out of the University of Memphis, where he still holds the single season strikeout record. His professional playing career included a rise to the AAA level as well as stints in the Arizona Fall League, Venezuealan and Dominican Winter Leagues as well as Korea.

Email: bill@indianaexpos.org

Nick Spence (16U National Assistant Coach)

Nick is a 2001 graduate from Brownsburg HS. He continued his baseball career at Olney Central College, Danville Community College, and ended at Indiana University Southeast. He began his coaching career at Brownsburg HS and ended up getting the opportunity to coach college baseball at Clarendon College (Texas) and Indiana Tech University. He is the current varsity pitching coach at Avon HS.

Email: nick@indianaexpos.org

Kevin Fitzgerald (16U American Head Coach)

Kevin brings 20 years of experience to the Indiana Expos as a high school and travel coach. He began his coaching career at Park Tudor (2002) where they became Sectional champs. He then served as the head coach at Sheridan High School (2005-2006). He is currently an assistant coach at Noblesville High School, where he has served for more than ten years. Additionally, Kevin has coached the Indiana Bulls (14U, 15U) and led Team Indiana to the 15U CABA Ultimate World Series Title. He then went on to become the Executive Director of the Indiana Mustangs before returning to the Bulls (17U) in 2017.

Email: kevin@indianaexpos.org

Jason Stidham (16U American Assistant Coach)

Jason is a UIndy grad where he played baseball for 4 years. He has travel baseball coaching experience with both the Indiana Eagles and the Indiana Mustangs. Jason also has more than 15 years of experience as an NCAA Division 1 umpire. He currently officiates in the Big 10, Big East, MAC and Missouri Valley conferences and has been selected to umpire in 11 Division 1 conference tournaments as well as 5 NCAA Division 1 Regionals.

Email: jason@indianaexpos.org

Isaac Sampen (15U National Head Coach)

After being named as an Indiana All-Stater, Isaac originally committed to play baseball at West Virginia of the Big 12 Conference. Personal matters led Isaac to Parkland Community College where he became a Junior College All-American after leading the nation in slugging percentage. Isaac then continued to Eastern Illinois University as a two-way player, but played only a few games before injuries ended his playing career.

Email: isaac@indianaexpos.org

Leo Tobasco (15U American Head Coach)

Leo graduated from Brownsburg High School in 2012 after only making 3 errors in his high school career. He took an academic scholarship to IU and played two years of club ball under the legendary IU coach, Bob Morgan. Leo served as an assistant for last years 13u team and is an infield instructor at Samp's Hack Shack.

Email: leo@indianaexpos.org

Tony Meyer (14U Head Coach)

Tony Meyer comes from a baseball rich family and has a vast amount of both playing and coaching experience.
• Played collegiately at Wabash College 88-92
• '94 Head Scout USA Jr Pan Am team (Gold Medal winners)
• 95-01 Asst Coach at DePauw University (1999 interim Head Coach)
• 2016 Indiana Elite All stars head coach 1A and 2A

Email: tmeyer46135@gmail.com

Brian Harrison (13U Head Coach)

Brian comes to the Expos with years of experience as a high school and travel coach. Brian spent time as the Freshman, JV Assistant and Varsity assistant at Brownsburg High School from 2007-2009. In the subsequent years he served as the head coach of the Indiana Bulls (12U), Indiana Prospects (11U, 12U, 13U) and the Indiana Outlaws (13U, 14U). Brian’s teams not only won 13 tournament championships during these years, but also finished ranked in the top 10 in the nation (2009). Currently, Brian serves as the JV Head Coach at Bishop Chatard High School.

Email: brian@indianaexpos.org