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Mike Estrada – Mandeville Youth Director

Michael Estrada graduated from Mandeville High School in 1993, played for Archbishop Rummel High School for one year and then played for 2 Years with Mandeville High.  Mike also received a baseball scholarship to Nicholls State, played there for one year and then went into the United States Marine Corps at which time he met his wife Janie and now they have 4 boys.  Mike has coached youth baseball for 12 years, 8 of those years were with the Knights.  Mike was part of the original Knights youth baseball team coaching with  Jack Cressend and the legendary Jimmy McCarthy.  Together they built the Knight’s way of coaching and approach for the young players in our program.  They set a positive foundation for the kids giving them fundamental baseball, situational awareness, and the right mentality and work ethic to play the game the right way.  Mike has coached at every level of our youth program with his 4 boys along the way and has worked on helping these kids see the big picture in life as well as baseball.