Robert Shahidi:Owner of 3T's All Star Sports Academy and Coached 13 years on the Ames High Baseball Coaching Staff.  Robert has participated in practices with the Baseball Coaching Staff's at Creighton University, University of Arizona, Florida Gulf Coast University, Unvierys of Illinois Chicago, Northern Illinois, Northwestern University and Iowa Lakes Community College.  He has also attended the American Baseball Coaches Convention the last 3 years to learn the current hitting, pitching, fielding, catching and throwing philosophies and mechanics in baseball.  
Coach Shahidi is also a PGA Class A Professional. He graduated from Ames High School as a 4A State Golf Champion and went on to play at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He has been a Head Golf Professional at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO and at The Golf Club at Fiddler's Creek in Naples, FL.

Eric Bappe:Coach Bappe, former Ames High Varsity Baseball Coach for 18 years. He coached Multiple All-Conference and All-State players. He has 25 years experience in Baseball and Football coaching. He has been giving private baseball lessons and multi player clinic's for the last 13 years. Coach Bappe has also participated in practices with the Baseball Coaching Staff at Creighton University and the University of Arizona.

Kyle Hannais the former Head Baseball Coach at Des Moines Area Community College. During his 4 seasons with the DMACC Bears as the head and assistant coach, his teams had a combined 161-74 record. The teams also won 3 Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Championships and participated in the NJCAA World Series in 2012. He coached 5 NJCAA All-Americans, 2 Rawlings Gold Glove Winners, and an NJCAA National Player of the year in 2014. In the 4 years that Hanna was at DMACC there were over 15 players taken in the Major League Baseball draft and over 30 players who went on to play at NCAA Division 1 programs including Dallas Baptist University, Iowa, Kansas State, Florida Atlantic, Minnesota, Maryland, Wichita State, Oklahoma State, Penn State, and Illinois State to name a few.

Ryan Moorman Was a 3 year varsity baseball letter winner at Boone High School.  2-Time Litle Hawkeye All-Conference Selection and 2002 IHSBCA All-Star Participant.  Ryan was a 4 year starting pitcher at Wartburg College.  He was a 4-Time IIAC All Coference Selection, 2-Time All-Region Selection and 4-Time IIAC Conference Champion.  He appeared in 2 NCAA Regional Tournaments and was part of the 2005 DIII College World Series team.  

Kate Crow: Kate grew up in Ames, IA with her parents and younger brother.  She played softball at Ames High School where she was a five year varsity starter. Kate was a 5-time All CIML player as well as a 5-time All-State player, receiving 1st Team All-State honors her last three
Kate continued her softball career at Grand View University. She graduated in 2018 with a degree in Spanish and Political Science.  While at Grand View, she had the privilege of playing with incredible
teammates and under terrific coaches. During her time there, the team qualified for the national tournament every year, and in her senior year, made program history by being the first GV team to play in the Opening Round championship game. While at Grand View, Kate was named First Team All-Conference in the Heart of America Conference and was also named NFCA First Team All Region. She was named an Academic All-American every year.
Kate has coached girls between the ages of 10 and 12 for the last four summers, and she is entering her third year as Head Freshman Softball Coach at Ankeny Centennial High School. She looks forward to giving back to the sport that has given her so much.

lesson rates


  • Robert Shahidi, Eric Bappe, Kyle Hanna or Ryan Moorman


  • Kate Crow

1 - 30 Minute Member Lesson = $50 

1 - 30 Minute Non-Member Lesson = $55

4 - 30 Minute Member Lessons = $180

4 - 30 Minute Non-Member Lesson = $200 

8 - 30 Minute Member Lesson = $320

8 - 30 Minute Non-Member Lesson = $360

Call: 515-232-2880 - to reserve a cage

3T's All Star Sports Academy

Teaching schedule

Below are the days our instructors will be teaching and what they instruct.  To schedule a lesson please email us at

All Lessons are Non-Refundable


Robert Shahidi:

- Instructs: Catching, Hitting & Infielding - any night

Eric Bappe:

- Instructs: Hitting, Pitching, Catching & Fielding - Monday - Thursday & Saturday am

​- Email Eric Schedule a Lesson

​Kyle Hanna: 

- Instructs:  Hitting & Pitching on Monday nights

Ryan Moorman:

- Instructs:  Pitching on Monday nights​​


Kate Crow:

- Instructs: Hitting & Pitching on Thursday Nights & Saturdays