Our Staff

 TRENT BRITT, Owner 

Actively Certified Speed & Agility Coach, NSPA

Actively Certified High School Strength & Conditioning Coach, IYCA

Actively Certified Athletic Design Specialist, IYCA

Actively Certified Youth Fitness Specialist, IYCA

25+ Years combined experience in the Sports Performance/Coaching Fields

Have held over a dozen Formal Certifications

Study Partner w/ECU Performance Optimization Lab, Kinesiology Intern Site

Former Associate Professional Baseball Scout, LA Dodgers

Been blessed to work with over 140 Collegiate & Professional athletes

Active Member of the American Baseball Coaches Association

Active Member of the Eastern NC Football Coaches Association

18 seasons Coaching experience w/Pitt Comm Schools & Middle School

10 seasons Coaching experience with Greenville Little Leagues

12 Years in Cardiovascular/Diabetes division w/Sanofi-Aventis Pharma

Father of a D1 & Professional Baseball Player


GAYNEL BRITT, Owner 

Next Level Mom

Dalton & Taylor’s Mom

Next Level’s Head Shield Maiden

Former 3 Sport Athlete

COACH LANCE MARTIN

Next Level Full-Time Instructor/Head of Baseball Programming-12th year

Has been involved full-time with Baseball Player Development since 2006

Special Guest- LA Dodgers 2017 and 2019 Fall Instructional League

Pitt Community College Bulldog Assistant Coach ’10-‘12

Coached in the 2010 NJCAA World Series

Played at Mount Olive College ’04-‘06

Named to the CVAC All-Conference team

Played at Pitt Community College  ’02-‘04

COACH BEN FOX

Next Level Full-Time Baseball & Softball Instructor

Eastern NC native (Washington HS ’04-’06)

Local Youth Coach, 4 Babe Ruth All-Star State Titles

ECU Club Baseball Associate Head Coach 2009-‘16

ECU Club Baseball Head Coach 2017-present

2011 & 2017 NCBA National Champions

6 NCBA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships

Has coached 33 NCBA All-Americans

KYLE CROSS 

Next Level Hitting & Fielding Instructor

Played at Chowan University 2013-2017

Played in 81 games during his career, including 71 starts

Named 1st Team All-Conference in 2015

Named 1st Team All-Tournament in 2015

Key member of the 2010 Greenville Babe Ruth 15U World Series Team

Babe Ruth Head Coach ’14-’17, All-Star Coach ’15, ENC State Champs

Starred locally at DH Conley High School

ADDISON BRASWELL

Next Level Hitting, Fielding & Catching Instructor

Played at NC State ’12, Pitt Community College ’13-15

Hit .344 in ’14 with a team-leading 44 RBIs

Assistant Baseball Coach at NC State 2015-2016

Assistant Baseball Coach Pitt CC Baseball 2016-2018

Asst Baseball Coach Gulf Coast State College ’18-’20

Asst Baseball Coach Charleston Southern University ’20

Works for Vision Quest Sport Agency representing Pro Baseball Players

COACH RODNEY HARRIS

Next Level Baseball Instructor-12th year

Been involved with Baseball Player Development for over 15 years

Next Level Strength & Speed Coordinator for Males-10th year

Head coach Pitt County Post 39 American Legion team ’10-’15

Head Coach EB Aycock ’05-‘13

Played at NC Wesleyan ’99-’03, 1999 Division III National Champion

Certifications held- CSCS, USA Weightlifting

RYAN GOSNEY

Next Level Pitching Instructor

Played at Covenant College 2015-’16

ECU Club Baseball 2018-21

Named NCBA 1st Team All-American P 2018 & 2019

96 IP  146K/21BB career ERA under 0.50

B.S of Kinesiology in Exercise Phys

Currently pursuing Master’s of Kinesiology

COACH JESS HIRSCHBUL

Next Level Softball Hitting & Fielding Instructor

Played in 2001 Softball Little League World Series

Played infield at D1 Powerhouse Hofstra University 2010-2013

3 NCAA Regional Appearances, 2012 Regional Champions

Named 1st team All-Conference & named to All-Tournament Team 2013

Named 1st Team All-Conference & named to All-Tournament Team 2013

BS in Exercise Science, Master’s Degree in Sports Science

Strength Coach Internship, NY Yankees

Associate Head Coach/Asst Coach/Recruiting Coordinator ECU Softball ’16-’21

CASSIE HIRSCHBUHL

Next Level Softball Pitching/Hitting Instructor

Holds Carson High School Single Season Home Run Record (2007)

Played at Western Nevada College from 2010-11

Played at Long Island University-Brooklyn from 2011-13

Pitched in 3 NEC Title Games: 3-Time All-NEC Tournament Selection

Assistant Coach at NYU 2014-15

Assistant Coach at Columbia University 2015-2019

Assistant Coach at Elon University 2019-2021

COACH JAMIE FRAZIER

Next Level Softball Pitching Instructor-11th year

Inducted in the Ohio Valley Conference High School Hall of Fame, 2016

Athletic Director Ayden Middle School ’07-’15

Head Coach Ayden Middle School Softball ’98-‘12

Played at East Carolina University ’94-‘98

5th ECU history-Career Wins(79), Complete Games (92) & Shutouts (27)

Multiple records held in ECU single season pitching record book for ‘97

ERIK LOVETT

Next Level Baseball Instructor-7th year

Played professionally with the NY Yankees organization

2008 39th round draft pick of the New York Yankees

’07-’08 D2 National Player Of The Year

2004 37th round draft pick of the San Diego Padres

Played at Louisburg College ’03-’05, Mount Olive College ’05-‘08

2nd All-time in career HRs at Mount Olive (40), 8th in career avg (.389)

ABBEY MOHRMANN

Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor

BS ECU Health Fitness Specialist

ACE Certified Personal Trainer

Personal Trainer/Group Fitness Trainer 4 years at ECU Rec Center

Interned with Next Level for Winter/Spring ’22