We take a great deal of pride in developing our Staff as much as we develop our players. Our Coaches routinely attend ABCA clinics and conventions, State High School conventions, local training sessions provided by High School staff, and more. No local program commits as many resources to Staff training as we do.
All Falls Aces and Aces Baseball Coaches and Instructors are background checked, ensuring that you can trust the adults that are around your children. We also have Staff on-hand who are AED, CPR and First Aid certified, with supplies at both our indoor training facility and outdoor Complex.
All Head Coaches are Driveline-certified, completing coursework that covers:
- How to coach kids and introducing the skills that scale
- Hitting philosophy, mechanics, and outputs
- Principles of throwing warm-up and warm-up drills
- Throwing philosophy, mechanics, and outputs
- Basics of strength
- Practice design principles and structure
- How to schedule a season
- Pre/Post game routines
Alex Tomter – Pitching/Fielding Instructor
Alex is currently the Head Coach at Bryant & Stratton College, and a coach on our U16 tournament team. He has been involved in baseball at every single level from youth to professional. From his time as a player at Brookfield Central High School and Concordia University Wisconsin to coaching varsity baseball at Brookfield Central and college baseball at Milwaukee School of Engineering as well as spending time working for the Pittsburgh Pirates in their scouting and player development departments, Tomter has been able to learn and acquire knowledge from some of the brightest minds in all of baseball.
Joel C. Lykins – Hitting Instructor
Played baseball at Arlington Heights High School, Fort Worth. Graduated from UT- Arlington, B.S. in Microbiology/Chemistry. In 6th year coaching youth baseball and in 4th year coaching for Falls Aces. Driveline Certified. CPR/AED Certified. Utilizes video analysis to improve hitting mechanics. Lifelong fan of baseball and has attended games at 41 MLB parks!
Pacy “PJ” Kolkema – Outfield/Hitting Instrutor
Pacey (PJ) played his high school ball at West Bend West and was Captain on Varsity his senior year, in which he hit .400 that Summer. He began his college career at Lakeland University in Plymouth, WI. He will continue his Psychology major at UW-Oshkosh.
PJ is the son of Scott and Karen. He is also a lifelong Brewer fan and hopes to become a Mental Health Counselor upon his degree completion.
In his second year with the Aces Program, Pacey manages our U13 team and will serve as our outfield and hitting coach.
Jacob Neve – Pitching/Hitting/Outfield Instrutor
Jacob has been involved in baseball from youth to college. Jacob played varsity baseball for 4 years in Pittsville where he won defensive MVP his junior year, along with first team all conference. Named League MVP his senior year while claiming team captain, April player of the month, multiple player of the weeks, and first team all conference. Jacob played his college ball for the Pointers of UW-Steven’s Point.
He graduated from Steven’s Point in 2021 with a B.S. in Natural Resources Management and Criminal Justice with minors in conservation biology and criminology.
Jacob began his coaching career with the legion baseball team at Pittsville and then college club baseball at Steven’s Point. Jacob will serve as Manager for the U16 Aces.
Falls Aces and Aces Baseball has access to some of the best baseball minds in the game to supplement our coaches’ experience. From current MLB personnel and former MLB players, to gurus in technology, statistics, strength training, and baseball mechanics, Falls Aces Baseball offers Menomonee Falls athletes the latest development strategies and tactics available.