Brian Justine is a native of Palm Beach Gardens, FL. and founder of the Tommy Hutton Baseball Academy. Justine holds a BS in Sports Management from Florida International University and a MS in Education Administration from Manhattan College, where he also coached. He was the Athletic Director at Jupiter Christian School where he also served Head Baseball Coach from 2016-2018. A local product, Justine grew up in Palm Beach Gardens playing in the PBGYAA before spending four years on the varsity team at Dwyer HS. Justine is the first player in DHS history to be selected in Major League Baseball's amatuer draft. He went on to play at the Division I and minor league levels before beginning a career in sports administration and coaching in his hometown.
Frank Torre, Jr. is the Head Baseball Coach at Indian River State College in Ft. Pierce, FL. Previously, he was a teacher and head coach at Dwyer High School and National
Director of Student Athlete Community Service Network (SACSN). In his
time at Dwyer, Torre coached 26 players that have moved on to
Division 1 colleges as well as three MLB draft selections. As Head
coach of the SACSN National team Torre has seen twelve SACSN alumni be
selected in the first five rounds of the MLB Draft. Coach Torre has
been named Conference Coach of the year in 2012 and 2014. He was also
names class 7A district 9 coach of the year in 2016. Torre was a
Freshman All- American at University of New Orleans and was selected
by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1999 MLB Amateur Draft. Coach Torre comes from a long line of baseball greats. His father, Frank Torre Sr. was a World Series champion with the Milwaukee Braves and his uncle, Joe Torre, is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Torre grew up playing in the JTAA and was an All-Area performer at Dwyer HS.
Former Miami Marlins prospect and popular local instructor Ray White (pictured left) has been hired to help lead THBA camps forward. With current director Frank Torre and Tino Gaudino taking over the IRSC baseball program, Coach White will be inserted into a leadership role in their absence.
"Coach White is energetic, knowledgeable, and organized. He and I have coached together and I've seen first hand how deeply he cares about the young players he coaches. He puts his heart and soul into everything he dos which makes him a perfect fit for the THBA's mission and purpose. I am pleased to welcome Coach White to the THBA family," commented GM Brian Justine.
In addition to the THBA, Coach White is one of the most sought after private instructors in northern Palm Beach (JTAA) as well as a valued member of the Jupiter Christian School coaching staff. He recently served as 17u coach for Florida Travel Baseball (FTB). White, who grew up in South Central Los Angeles, attended El Camino CC and went onto play two seasons in the Miami Marlins organization.
A Jupiter native, Coach Gaudino grew up playing in the JTAA. Gaudino went on to become a four year Varsity letterman at Dwyer High Schoolwhere he caught for THBA Director Frank Torre. While at DHS, Gaudino set a school record by throwing out 80 percent of runners trying to steal on him. Coach Gaudino played in the Dick Howser Senior AllStar Game while earning the following honors during his high school career: 1st Team All Conference ; 2nd Team All County. Went on to play at Brookdale Community College, a nationally ranked NJCAA program and finished his collegiate career at Northwood University. Gaudino finished his playing career with an impressive .360 BA. Currently and since 2013, Gaudino serves as assistant varsity coach at Dwyer High School where he works closely with the Catchers and Hitters. Gaudino is also the Director of Baseball Operations for SACSN as well as a coach for the SACSN national team. Coach Gaudino has been a big hit with THBA campers, always offering an encouraging word and helping keep the camp fun.