Donell Nixon was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in 1980 from West Columbus High School in Cerro Gordo, NC. Donell was considered one of the fastest players in baseball blazing a 6.25 in the sixty.
In 1983 while with the Bakersfield Mariners, Nixon stole 144 bases in just 135 games one short of the then minor league record of 145 by Vince Coleman. Donell ranks third in single season stolen bases in the history of minor league baseball.
Nixon played for the Seattle Mariners, San Francisco Giants and Baltimore Orioles. Donell is the cousin of Minnesota Twins Niko Goodrum and brother of former Atlanta Braves favorite Otis Nixon.
ELITE METRO STAFF
Greg Wynn brings over 11 years of Softball Coaching and Instruction experience to the Elite Metro Staff. Coach Wynn coached the 2012/13 USSSA Jr Pride 16U and 18U teams. Wynn brings a wealth of knowledge and training background in all Softball skill sets including pitching and catching.
Coach Wynn has placed dozens of girls in college softball programs. Wynn also played a vital role in producing Clayton County's first ever filmed for cable College Softball Showcase.
J D Williams was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 2010 in the 10th round. Williams was considered one of the fastest players drafted, in what most baseball historians consider one of the best MLB drafts ever. J D brings a wealth of baseball knowledge and skill to the EMS organization.
Lary Aaron was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the 1981 MLB draft from Florida A&M University. Lary brings a wealth of baseball knowledge and guidance to the Elite Metro Staff as an ex-player former college coach and scout.
Curretly Aaron is a Professional Scout in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Lary is the nephew of ex Big Leaguer Tommie Aaron and son of Hall of Famer Hank Aaron.