BATTING CHALLENGE HOLDINGS, INC.
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Clint Hurdle, Co-Founder
45 years in pro baseball as player & manager, including 17 years as MLB manager and NL Manager of the Year in 2013 (Pirates) with 1,269 career wins. Hurdle played for the Kansas City Royals (9th overall pick), Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals, and managed the Colorado Rockies to their first World Series and Pittsburgh Pirates with 1,269 career wins.
Ken Byck, Co-Founder
Co-Founding Partner at 6-4-3 Productions and Batting Challenge Holdings. Was co-owner of the largest Fantasy Baseball vacation company licensed by MLB and 10 MLB teams. Some of his member benefits and customer loyalty partners have included Chase Card Services, MBNA, ESPN, Bank One, American Express and MLBPA.
Robert Lipps, Co-Founder
Co-Founder of 6-4-3 Productions and Batting Challenge Holdings. He also has 20+ years of investment banking experience, primarily working with private equity firms on leveraged buyouts.
Hitting Legends Council
Matt Farrell, CEO
President of Farrell Sports; former Golf Channel, USA Swimming, USOPC, Warner Bros.
Senior Project Manager for Zazmic; CMO for OTN Sports & Wine Business Education
MKTG agency, and former marketer at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee
Former business analyst for biotech startup; founder of education-focused, charitable businesses
CEO of Old Hat; sports marketing author; former Director of Graphic Design at University of Oklahoma Athletics
Former SVP of Operations for NY Knicks, NY Rangers and Madison Square Garden
President of Stark Contrast Coaching; former VP & Assistant GM Pittsburgh Pirates
Former Castle Athletics and Color Me Rad; A&R for NYC-based music labels
Executive search at CAA in global sports and entertainment.
Voice of Ahsoka Tano in the Star Wars franchise; Founder of Her Universe
Pro Hitting Coach who has worked for Pirates, Nationals, Angels and Team USA
Special assistant baseball projects for the Cleveland Guardians. Former GM of the Pittsburgh Pirates; player dev and minor league operations
Philadelphia Phillies TV play-by-play; CBS (football), FOX (baseball)
3x Super Bowl Champion, 2x Pro Bowler; NFL analyst for FOX and radio show host
Award-winning author/filmmaker/speaker; TED Talk speaker and film/video producer.
Attorney, baseball scout and executive / GM for independent league baseball clubs.
Minor and Major League hitting coach; President of Kevin Wilson Baseball, LLC