Jack Cressend – Founder / CEO

Jack Cressend founded the Knights program in 2007 and  is the Owner/CEO of Knights Knation Baseball. He oversees all aspects of the Knights program and is an incredible resource to Knights players and families. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program after spending the last 27 years as a player, coach…

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Jay Hodges

Jay Hodges joined the Knights in the winter of 2016. Coach Hodges is entering his 24th year of coaching high school baseball in Louisiana, twelve of those years spent as a head coach. He currently is an assistant at Northshore HS in Slidell, La. Jay finished his playing career at Nicholls State in 1988 and…

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Jim McChristian

Jim is in his 41st year coaching youth baseball including 36 years coaching high school select teams. Jim played college football at LSU but has spent his life in the game of baseball. He has spent the last 4 years with the Louisiana Knights and prior to that spent 18 years as the Head Coach…

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Rickey Noland

Rickey Noland played at LSU-Eunice Junior College where he was selected to the First Team All-Region Team (2006). He also helped guide LSU-E in winning the NJCAA Division II College World Series in 2006. He went on to play at  Delta State University and was selected to the First Team All-Conference (2007, 2008), First Team…

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Jacob Rodrigue

Jacob Rodrigue lettered two years in baseball for Coach Shane Trosclair at E. D. White High School…All-District in basketball in 2011…All-District in baseball in 2011…All-Region in baseball in 2011…All- State in baseball in 2011…All-District in baseball in 2010…All-District in football in 2010…All-Region in football in 2010…All-State in football in 2010…All-District in football in 2009…All-District in…

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Chase Hymel

Chase Hymel  is currently the Head Coach at Holden HS and was a 4 year letterman at Grace King in New Orleans.  He was previously the pitching coach at Mandeville HS for the last 4 years.  Chase was a 4 time All District and 2 time All State player in his high school career. He…

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Cody Davis

Cody Davis graduated from Dunham HS in 2011 and went on to coach multiple sports while he was in college. He spent one year coaching at Central High and two years at Catholic High School. Cody comes from a baseball family as his dad, Randy, coached at  ULM ,  LSU,  South Carolina and was the…

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Colin Rodgers

Colin Rodgers attended Parkview Baptist High School and graduated in 2012. Colin was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 3rd round of the 2012 MLB Draft. He was committed to Auburn University before being selected in the draft. Colin played six seasons in the Royals organization and one season with the Seattle Mariners…

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Davey Clement

Davey Clement comes to us from Lutcher High School where he won over 300 games.  He guided the bulldogs to numerous district championships along with a state championship in 2013.  In his coaching career, Clement also coached at Riverside Academy, Central Catholic, St. James High School where he won over 200 games. He coached numerous players…

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