Coach Gaze comes to St. John XXIII with solid experience. Over the past five years, Gaze has worked with Professional Baseball Academy (PBA Stars) as a Coach/Private Instructor and has served as an Assistant Coach at Houston Christian and Second Baptist High School. As ballplayer, Gaze was a two-time All-State Shortstop and was a part of a State Champion (2006) winning team as senior in high school with an opportunity to play Division I baseball. In 2011, as a senior in college, Coach Gaze was a part of Conference Championship team that made it to the Super Regional Championship game and which finished in the Top 10 in the final rankings.
As a coach, Gaze has been fortunate to work with two of the best local baseball coaching staffs. As an Assistant Coach at Houston Christian under Emrick Jagneaux, the Mustangs won the SPC Title and finished 27-1 on the season. Last year, at Second Baptist under Lance Berkman, the Eagles were TAPPS 4A Champions.Coach Gaze has been a champion at each level of baseball in which he has competed and brings a high degree of passion, knowledge, and energy to our program. He is dedicated to fostering a program that develops Christian Leaders and holds his players to a high standard, not only in the classroom but in the community as well.