Chris Gay has been the owner of Cover All Bases since it's inception in 1998. Chris played at Newman Smith High School in Carrolton. HIs senior year he went 12-1 with a 0.67 ERA, was named the District MVP and also hit .387 with 6 Homeruns. He then pitched at the University of Texas at Arlington. He won 10 games his Senior year and was named Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year, 1st Team All-Conference, and 1st Team All-Region before being drafted by the Chicago White Sox. Chris spent 2 1/2 seasons with the White Sox where he got as high as AA. In 1993 he was 7-2 with a 1.69 ERA in the Gulf Coast League. He started Cover All Bases in 1998 and has given lessons and coached the Arlington Heat teams to many successful seasons with numerous State and World Series Championships. HIs reputation in the area is one of good moral standing and he truly loves teaching baseball to kids. Chris resides in Mansfield with his wife Kim, and three kids, Kristen, Christopher and Kaitlyn.
On January 26th 2016 Chris was honored with the prestigious Coaching Corps Game Changer Award. Chris was nominated by good friend Hunter Pence as the most influential person in his life that helped him reach where he is today. You can click on the links below to see the video and articles of this honor. Come in any time or do a lesson with Chris Gay.
Video (Hunter Pence and Chris Gay Speech)
Video (Interview at Warriors Game)
Hitting, Pitching, Fielding, Catching, Softball Hitting.