Staff

We are proud to bring together several of the areas best coaches to form the Houston Bengals organization. The knowledge and dedications to these teams from our coaches is key to the success of our program.

Coach Zack Williams

One of our areas top instructors. A typical spring season week Coach Williams trains between 80-100 athletes in private and group lessons each. Coach Williams played college and professional baseball as a position player and pitcher. Coach Williams formerly coached high school varsity baseball in addition to 11 years as a full time instructor. During this time as an instructor Coach Williams had many students that desired a great program. He believed that if he could get the areas best coaches along with facilities that talented players would follow. Here are Coach Zack Williams accomplishments as a player.

  • 2001 All District (23-4A)
  • 2002 1st Team All District
    • 1st Team All State
    • Houston Chronicle Batting Champ (.608 Avg. with 1.025 Slugging)
    • Las Vegas All Tournament Team
    • 2004-Alvin Community College
  • 2005 Concordia University All Conference
  • 2007 .401 Batting Average
    • 1st team All Conference (GPAC)
    • 1st team All Region (Region III)
  • 2007 Professional baseball in the Continental League

Coach Andy Watson

Andy Watson is a left-handed pitcher with multiple years experience at the college & professional levels. Upon graduating from Katy Taylor HS, Andy attended the University of Texas-Arlington on a baseball scholarship before pursuing his professional playing career. He later graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown, and is now a full-time baseball instructor & coach. Since 2011, Andy has coached 30+ teams, and worked with hundreds of players of all ages on a one-on-one basis as well.

PLAYER BIO

HIGH SCHOOL
* 2001: Katy Taylor single game strikeout record (18 K’s)
* 2001: 19-5A All-District Pitcher
* 2002: District 19-5A MVP
* 2002: All-Greater Houston
* 2002: THSBCA All-State
* 2002: MLB draft board

COLLEGE
* 2002-2005: University of Texas-Arlington (D1 scholarship)
* 2003: Madison Mallards (Northwoods Collegiate Baseball League)
* 2004: Tennessee Thunder (Southern Collegiate Baseball League)

PROFESSIONAL
* 2008: Bay Area Toros & McKinney Blue Thunder (Continental League)
* 2011: Las Cruces Vaqueros (Pecos League) & New York Federals (Canadian-American Association)

Coach Scott Shimek

13u Houston Bengals Coach Scott Shimek did a excellent job this past season as the team instructor for the 14u and 16u teams. Just 3 years out of college and right out of professional baseball the players all relate to Coach Scott. He has been in their spot as a player and knows what it takes to get them to the next level.

  • (2005-2009)St. Mary’s University, San Antonio
  • (2009) Drafted by Kansas City Royals
  • (2009-2011) Played professionally

Coach Donnie Marek-Played middle infield for for Alvin Community College.

Coach Aj Betcher-College baseball experience and current Lutheran South High School Coach.

Coach Rob Psencik

  • 1992 Tapps 5A-2nd team All District
  • 1993 Tapps 5A-1st Team All District, All State Catcher/SS
  • 1994 Tapps 5A-1st Team All District, All State Catcher/ss
  • 1994 Houston Chronicle Batting Avererage Champion. .569Avg
  • 1995 Concordia University-NAIC All Conference Freshman of the year-Short Stop
  • 1997 Concordia University- NaIC All Conference
  • 1998 Lincoln Independent pro league
  • 1999-2001 Head Lutheran South Varsity Coach. (2001 District Coach of the year).
  • 2001-2005 Concordia University Coach
  • 2006-2012 Head Varsity Coach. (2008 District Coach of the Year)

Coach Jeremy Powell- Former College 1st baseman/Pitcher. Has spent the last three years coaching college summer baseball teams.

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