Adam 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 Hutchinson, Kansas (1994-1995) and at Division I Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma (1996-1997) where he was a team captain. Hust played summers in the Jayhawk League (Elkhart Dusters) and Cape Cod League (Harwich Mariners). From 1998-2000, he was an assistant coach at Hutchinson. Adam graduated from Oral Roberts University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science.

Adam was inducted into the Billings American Legion Baseball HOF in 2016 with the 1993 State Champion Scarlets and was inducted as an individual and received the Ed Bayne Award in 2018.

Adam returned to the Scarlets as an assistant coach from 2003 through 2006, helping with the 2006 state championship team. In his subsequent Seventeen-season tenure as head coach, the Scarlets have won five state championships (2008,2009,2011,2015 and 2016), have taken second at regionals (2011), and have compiled a 629-367-2 win-loss record (.630 Win %). Adam has been selected as the Montana “AA” Coach of the Year 5 times (2008,2009,2011,2012,2023). The 2024 season will be Adam’s 18th 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 and runs a Travel Baseball program that includes players aged 9U-14U.

Adam resides in Billings with his wife Angel and three children-Jillian 21, Brooks 13, and Gehrig 11.

Morgan McGinnis

Morgan is a passionate softball coach and former player. She played at Big Sky High School in Missoula, from 2012 to 2016. During those years, she lettered all four years and was recognized as First Team All-State for three consecutive years. She continued her softball journey at the University of Montana from 2016-2020. Her time there was marked by growth, learning, and a commitment to excellence both in academics and athletics. For the past three years, Morgan has been a dedicated private softball instructor at Diamond Sports Academy in Urbandale, Iowa. She specializes in hitting, catching, and fielding/throwing. She has the unique ability to break down a player’s swing in just minutes. She take immense pride in fostering confidence, excitement, and a strong foundation of fundamental skills in the girls she works with. Her goal is to ensure that every player she coaches not only becomes a skilled athlete but also embraces the joy and spirit of the game. Please text her at (406)241-8502 or email her at to get more information on lessons.

Aaron Leavitt

Aaron was raised in Billings. Graduated from Skyview High School in 1989. Was a State Champion Wrestler and member of the 1988 Billings Royals State Championship team under legendary coach Ed Bayne and staff. Also being mentored by Dave McNally. He’s a two-time inductee into the BALB Hall of Fame. First, as a member of the Hall of Fame 1988 Championship team and later as an individual player. He was the 1989 Les Smith award winner.

Aaron received a full ride scholarship to wrestle and play baseball at then, Ricks College, now BYU-Idaho. He was recognized as the Region 18 Freshman of the Year and caught and played outfield. After Ricks, Aaron returned to Billings and was team captain for the Royals and earned his induction into the  BALB Hall of Fame. He was awarded another full ride scholarship this time to North Idaho Junior College, where he reunited with many former teammates from the Legion program.
Aaron moved to Utah and rose to the rank of Sergeant in the Salt Lake City Police Department and served 21 years until retiring.
Aaron began his coaching career in 2003, assisting former MLB pitcher Brock Knight coaching at 5A West Jordan High School in Utah. He spent several years there coaching baseball and wrestling. Leaving to focus on his son’s wrestling, football, and baseball careers. Aaron coached several little league baseball, football, and travel ball teams until joining the staff as 5A Copper Hills High School assisting the freshman team where his oldest son played before leaving coaching due to a change in police assignments.
Aaron assisted coaching his daughter’s 5A High School girls LaCrosse team, which finished 2nd in State her senior year. Only to return to High School Baseball coaching varsiry at 4A Kearns High School, where he reunited with a former coach from West Jordan. They made it to the quarter finals for the first time in 20 years. He then took the freshman, sophomores, and juniors to the Utah American Legion State Championship and finished 2nd.
After retiring in 2019, Aaron moved to East Texas and began coaching at the national baseball Academy, 5 Star Performance Basball.  He coached 11U AA and midway through their 12U season, after winning every Dallas and East Texas tournament, was promoted to the top tier “majors” designation earning the ranking of #2 in the State of Texas and #5 Nationally for USSSA baseball. Aaron also assisted coached 15U and 16U teams in Perfect Game, V Tool, and D1 College showcases all over the South  to include Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama and Florida.

Aaron has experience in all facets of the game and has coached with former MLB players and D1 players. Aaron instructs athletes from 6 years old to the Collegiate level and returned home to  bring that knowledge and experience to Triple Play and the Billings area and to give back to the program that gave him so much.