About Us

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About the Baseball Lab WI

Located in Mequon, WI, The Baseball Lab WI provides a state-of-the-art facility for baseball and softball players. The facility includes two tandem baseball cages, turf flooring for fielding, pitching machines, and all the equipment you need to run an efficient and effective practice. We have several coaches of different backgrounds to serve a wide variety of players.

We thank you for your continued support of our family business throughout the years.

Meet the Staff

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Steve Sanfilippo

Owner/Hitting Coach

Raider Review

  • Seasons at MSOE: 9 (2014-present)

  • Record at MSOE: 156-174 (.473)

  • Overall head coach record: 156-174 (.473)

  • Conference record at MSOE: 88-81 (.521)

  • Conference tournament appearances: 5 (2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022) 

  • NACC Tournament Championships: 1 (2022)

  • NCAA Tournament Appearances: 1 (2022)

  • Served as assistant coach for the Raiders from 2006-2008

Coaching Awards and Accomplishments

  • Named 2022 Region VIII D3baseball.com Coach of the Year

  • 100 wins at NCAA D-III level (100th win came on 4/22/19)

  • Guided program to most single season wins in team history (27 in 2022)

  • Led team to first ever NACC tournament title and NCAA tournament appearance in 2022

Luke Meeteer

HITTING COACH

Luke was a 4 year starter in centerfield at UW-Milwaukee, where he holds school records for most career hits and stolen bases.  Luke earned All-Horizon League honors all four years at UWM, including two appearances on the 1st team his freshman and senior seasons. He played for the Madison Mallards and the Lakeshore Chinooks of the Northwoods League in 2013 and 2014. Luke stole 23 bases with the Chinooks,  2nd most in single-season franchise history. Prior to UWM, Meeteer attended Middleton High School where he was a 1st Team All-State outfielder in both his junior and senior seasons. Meeteer was also an all-state football player.
 

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Mason LeBreck

PITCHING COACH

Mason LeBreck was a 4 year starting pitcher for the MSOE Raiders, Graduating in 2021. He appeared in 26 games throughout his career, making 13 starts with a record of 4-5, striking out 76 batters and ending his career with a 3.57 ERA. Being a key player from either the bullpen or as a starter, Mason was able to come up in big situations and get the job done. He brings high level intensity and focus that allows him to be successful. Mason had success with his fastball, change up, and slider during his time at MSOE but ask about his secret curveball...

Ben Long

HITTING/CATCHING COACH

Ben Long spent three seasons in a UWM uniform, batting .322 with 16 home runs and 112 RBI's in 127 games. He was tabbed for Second-Team All-Horizon League honors as a DH in 2008 and is one of just three players all-time to hit three home runs in a game. He is also a member of the 20 year decade team.

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Trevor Schwecke

HITTING / FIELDING COACH

Trevor worked his way from a walk-on at UW-Milwaukee in 2016 to a 13th round draft pick by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2019. With his time at UWM, Trevor held a career .322 batting average with 40 doubles, 7 homers, and an OPS of .837. Defensively, he was a semifinalist for the Brooks Wallace award in 2019, which recognizes the top shortstop in all of NCAA Division 1. To begin his professional career, Trevor was nominated as a mid-season NWL all star in 2019. Trevor missed almost all of the 2021 season due to an injury, but moved quickly through the Blue Jays system in 2022 where he hit .230 with 10 homers; he began the season in High A Vancouver and finished the season in AAA Buffalo. He logged a perfect fielding percentage in AA New Hampshire, and an overall fielding percentage of .978 across three affiliates. Trevor was versatile in the field, starting games at all infield positions as well as left field and right field.

Nathan Ebersole

HITTING / Fielding COACH

Currently, Nathan plays Division 1 baseball at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as a middle infielder. Prior to UWM, he spent two years at Madison College under Coach Davenport where he helped lead the Wolfpack to the JUCO World Series in 2021. He has also spent time in the Prospect League and the Northwoods League during the summer of 2020 and 2021. In high school, he played for Hitters Baseball and was a First Team All-Conference infielder at Whitefish Bay. Hit .333 and was a perfect 11 for 11 in stolen bases during his senior campaign at Whitefish Bay en route to a 27-3 record. Nathan hopes to spread his knowledge and passion for the game to the next generation of ballplayers. 

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Nathan Kafka

HITTING / FIELDING COACH

- Six years as a college baseball coach (NCAA II, NCAA III, and

NJCAA levels)

- Pitching coach for the 2013 Northwoods League Champion

Madison Mallards and Field Manager for the Watertown Wizards

in the NYCBL

- Coached several All- Conference, All-American, and Professional

baseball players

- Played professionally (frontier league), Collegiately (Minnesota

State Mankato, Madison College), Summer League (Madison

Mallards, Northwoods League)

Sean Meyer

HITTING / CATCHING COACH

Sean Meyer was a five year starting catcher/utility player at Marian University. Over that time he appeared in 157 games. Sean left Marian University with records in at bats and hits, while tying the record in career doubles. He was also third in career ranks for total bases and tenth in games played and triples and ended his career with a .389 average which placed him 6th in Marian history.

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Aaron Trattner

HITTING / FIELDING COACH

Aaron Trattner was a 3 year starter for the MSOE Raiders prior to graduating in 2021. A versatile player, he began his career as an outfielder for the Raiders before moving into the infield, logging starts at 5 different positions. A local product, Aaron graduated from Nicolet High School in 2016 and also played travel baseball for Hitters Baseball. During his summers in college, he returned to Hitters as a head coach and instructor for 3 summers, teaching hitting and fielding classes and coaching the U11/U12 academy teams

Nick Gile

HITTING / FIELDING COACH

Nick Gile is a 23 year old from Menomonee Falls, WI. In high school he won back to back state championships with Menomonee Falls in 2015 & 2016 in addition to First Team All-State honors as a junior. Nick began his collegiate career at Madison College, experiencing consecutive Junior College World Series appearances. His Madison career was highlighted by his sophomore season hitting .442 BA/ 8 HR/ 55 RBI/ 21 2B. Earning First Team All-American Honors & Gold Glove Infielder and Region IV Defensive POY. Nick holds the Madison College record for career Doubles and RBI’s. Nick finished his collegiate career at Illinois State University, earning All Conference honors in the Missouri Valley Conference. After hitting .284 BA/ 9 HR/ 14 2B his senior year with Illinois State, Nick played in the MLB Draft league. Nick is currently looking for pro ball opportunities and meanwhile giving hitting and fielding lessons all offseason

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