Our National Pitching management team, regional directors, coaches, and certified facilities all uphold our core values of honesty, trust, mutual respect, excellence, responsibility, teamwork, and passion while instructing athletes in our health-first and science-backed pitching program.

Our National Pitching management team, Dean Doxakis & Robert Ambrose, manage the Tom House baseball organization’s regional directors and coaches to ensure the highest quality training for athletes of all ages and skill levels. This helps us maintain program consistency throughout all regions of the U.S. and ensure athletes learn our science-backed methodologies for the greatest level of success.

Tom House
Tom House
President

Tom House is considered by many to be the “father of modern pitching mechanics.” He is the founder of The Rod Dedeaux Research and Baseball Institute (RDRBI) and National Pitching Tom House Sports LLC. The RDRBI and Tom are renowned for their health and performance research and development involving three-dimensional analysis of human movement, physical preparation and training to support rotational athletes in movement, identifying the metabolic requirements of proper nutrition to fuel human activity, and mentoring athletes’ competition with mental/emotional management skills.

Tom pitched at the professional level from 1967 to 1979 for the Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, and Seattle Mariners. He coached from 1980 to 1997 for the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, and Chiba Lotte Marines (Japan), as well as in Latin America. On the amateur level, Tom is an information and instruction coordinator for numerous baseball academies across the United States and Canada. He directly accesses thousands of players, coaches, and parents per year in clinic settings and travels the world as an international consultant, performance analyst, and sports psychologist. He is also an advisor with the American Sports Medicine Institute, the Titleist Performance Institute, and he has given seminars for the American College of Sports Medicine.

Tom has also worked with NFL quarterbacks Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Alex Smith, Carson Palmer, Matt Cassell, Terrelle Pryor as well as other collegiate-level football players.

Dean Doxakis
Dean Doxakis
VP of Operations

Dean Doxakis has worked with Tom House for nearly a decade and has been a National Pitching director for many years. Doxakis serves as the vice president of operations for National Pitching. As part of the National Pitching management team, Doxakis helps manage our program’s regional directors, coaches, and facilities. He lives in Houston, Texas, and still trains athletes out of his NPA facility there.

Robert Ambrose
Robert Ambrose
VP of Info/Technology

Robert has been involved with National Pitching for many years.  Working as a Master Pitching Instructor and Regional Director in the southeast region he has developed key training protocols and research for the organization.

Robert is part of the National Pitching management team as vice president of  technology where he continues to develop and refine training protocols developed by Tom House for the benefit of all rotational athletes.

Working closely with Tom House he has developed the STAT testing program used to train our athletes, and has automated many of the training protocols that we use daily to train athletes from youth to professional baseball.

He graduated from Georgia State with a BA in Computer Based Information Systems and Business Management, and has a Professional Aeronautics degree from Embry Riddle University.  Robert lives in Fayetteville Georgia with his family and spends most of his time on developing the technology to train world class athletes.