About the Author

Billy HortonBilly Horton is a current minor league hitting coach for the San Francisco Giants. He is a former professional baseball player as well as the Founder and Director of Baseball Operations for Cactus Athletic Camps and the Arizona Baseball League. These two organizations provide professional baseball instruction and exercise training for youth ages 6 to 18 years old in the greater Phoenix, AZ area. He has been on the board of directors for multiple charitable organizations and currently serves on the board for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Baseball Division as well as Unashamed Athletes.

 

Even though he was cut his freshman year in high school, he eventually earned a college baseball scholarship and played in the Minor Leagues from 1997-2000. He won a minor league championship as a player in 1998 with the New Jersey Jackals and in 2013 did the same as the Hitting Coach for the Arizona League Giants. Billy has 20 years of coaching experience and has worked in nearly every level of the game from youth baseball up to the professional ranks. He is currently a minor league hitting coach with the San Francisco Giants and just completed his 6th year of coaching with them in 2017. He has been blessed to be a part of this great organization during their World Series Championships in 2012 and 2014. He has also helped lead the Giants AZL Rookie team to league championship games in 2013, 2014 and 2017.

 

Billy lives in Scottsdale, AZ with his beautiful wife Taleen and his two incredible sons, Connor and Bryce. Providing for them and being a good witness for Christ are the only two things that he truly cares about, and they are the reason this book became a reality. He attends Impact Church, a non-denominational Christian church in Scottsdale, AZ. Billy is very active in the community and is available for public speaking events throughout the year. If you are interested in bringing him in, you can contact him via email by submitting a message below. Here is a 2 minute video of Billy speaking at a Palmcroft Church men’s event in Phoenix on September 7th, 2013.

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