Joe Kraus

Joe Kraus

Overview

Joe Kraus - Assistant Coach

Coach Joe has been coaching baseball and softball for the past 15 years.  He focuses on defensive strategy with players including classroom discussions and the mental side of the game.  He provides players with confidence and understanding by encouraging players to evaluate game video footage.  He works with catchers on the proper way to frame pitches and decrease pop time.  He has also been known to teach players the proper way to spit sunflower seeds and how to juggle.

Joe served time in the United States Navy and has traveled the world.  He resides in Palatine with his wife, Diane and daughter Elaina. His son Josh attends Texas Tech University.