Meet Our Staff

Training 20+ MLB Orgs, 100+ NCAA Programs, & 5000 Athletes Nationwide

  • directors & ownership

  • instructors

Jim Parque - President

BLE Director of Player Dev.

Former MLB player.

Current MLB consultant. 

Trains 100+ NCAA programs.

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Coach Parque is the Founder of BLE & VPX Sports. He played 6 seasons in the Major Leagues, was a 2x All American at UCLA, & was an Olympic Bronze medalist for Team USA in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He current trains 20+ MLB organizations & 100+ NCAA baseball & softball programs. His expertise is driven by on field playing & coaching experience, as well as a full education in cutting edge analytics data.

Janine Parque - VP of Operations

BA/MS from Long Island U.

VP of Operations at BLE.

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Janine Parque has headed up all logistical support & operations for BLE since 2004.

Sean Taunt - Director Of Teams & Marketing

PLU Associate Head Coach.

Co-Founder of VPX Sports.

USA-LABC national team coach.

Director of Pitching & Team Operations at BLE.

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Coach Taunt has been in the game for almost two decades & has trained MLB pitchers. As the associate head baseball coach for Pacific Lutheran University, Sean directs pitchers & NCAA recruiting for PLU. He helped develop the revolutionary VPX Training Harness that is utilized at the pro & NCAA levels. Coach Taunt has helped cultivate of 500 NCAA baseball players since 2005.

Trevor Lubking - Marketing & Logistics

Played for the Tampa Bay Rays & Milwaukee Brewers.

Pitched at PLU

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Coach Lubking has played at the NCAA level & pitched at the pro level. His experience on the field has provided his athletes a tremendous opportunity to develop current baseball skills. As a 12th round draft pick by the Tampa Bay Rays, Lubking was one of the most storied pitchers ever to toe the mound at Pacific Lutheran University. At BLE, Trevor is a head pitching & hitting instructor & assists with all marketing for VPX Sports & BLE.

Doohyun Bae - BLE Korea Director

Doohyun handles all BLE Korea logistics & is our talent scout in Asia. He has opened up many opportunities for Korean based athletes to come to the United States for education & baseball training purposes. 

Powering Athletes Since 2004

Every year since 2004, BLE has trained over 5000 athletes worldwide from youth to pro. Our national brand combines world class facilities with cutting edge player development that is proven on the field - as we directly train 20+ MLB organizations and 100+ NCAA baseball teams. Whatever the level or passion level you have, BLE has been the place since 2004!

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