Instructors

hustAdam Hust

A BALB alumni, Adam was a Billings Scarlets catcher from 1991 through 1993 and played on the 1993 Scarlets State Championship team. He played college baseball at Hutchinson Community College in Kansas (1994-1995) and at Division I Oral Roberts University (1996-1997), and played summers in the Jayhawk and Cape Cod Leagues. From 1998-2000, he was an assistant coach at Hutchinson.  Adam graduated from Oral Roberts University in 1998 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science.

Adam returned to the Scarlets as an assistant coach from 2003 through 2006, helping with the 2006 state championship team. In his subsequent twelve-season tenure as head coach, the Scarlets have won five state championships (2008-09,2011,2015 and 2016), have taken second at regionals (2011), and have compiled a 478-238-2 win-loss record(.668 Win %).  Adam has been selected as the Montana “AA” Coach of the Year 4 times (2008,2009,2011,2012). The 2019 season will be Adam’s 13th year as the Scarlets Head Coach.  Adam is currently the General Manager of the Triple Play Academy Training Facility, where he has the opportunity to work with players of all ages.

Adam resides in Billings with his wife Angel and three children-Jillian 16,Brooks 8, and Gehrig 6.

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Meggie Reitz

 

Meggie is a recent University of Montana graduate where she participated on the inaugural collegiate D1 softball team as a right-handed pitcher. Once graduating from Billings Skyview High School where she was coached by Mike Falcon she was a starting pitching for the inaugural softball team at Williston State College, a junior college in North Dakota.

As a collegiate player, the Billings, Mont. native made 44 appearances in the circle, which included 18 starts. She posted two complete games and a shutout for the Griz and allowed 147 hits in 116.1 innings of work with 65 strike outs. She went 8-12 overall and was 3-8 as a senior on a team that was 29-27 overall and 14-7 in Big Sky play in just its second year of existence.

Prior to transferring to Montana for her final two seasons, she went 14-9 with a 3.50 ERA in more than 40 appearances at Williston State College, where she earned All-American status in 2014. Reitz led the team in strike outs each season, fanning 89 batters in 96.1 innings as a sophomore and 70 in 83 innings during her freshman campaign. In addition, she hit .256 from the plate.

Since graduating Meggie assisted at Missoula Sentinel High School softball team in the Spring of 2017. Under her guidance, the Spartans went 14-12 overall and made a run to the 2017 Montana High School Association Class AA State Tournament.

Deciding to further her coaching career Meggie Reitz was announced as the Bemidji State softball assistant coach July 7, 2017. Currently helping the pitching staff lead their team to the D2 NCAA tournament. Making her move back home this summer of 2018 Meggie will be helping out with softball players at Triple Play Academy.