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Based in College Park, Maryland Pinnacle Performance Training and Consulting provides a full range of softball related services from raising player and coaching skills to summer camp management to college recruiting assistance and much more.

Do you have an athlete who loves the game and wants to improve their skills to develop the opportunity to compete at the next level? Let the staff at Pinnacle Performance Training and Consulting use our unique blend of in person and remote training to improve every aspect of your athlete’s game from hitting and running to catching and throwing.

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I want to say thank you to Pinnacle Performance and John Garris for managing our skill softball camp. Because of Mr Garris's camp experience ours was a huge success. I recommend that using Pinnacle Performance will improve any softball camp.

Rick Wilmott

Northampton Community College
Head Softball Coach
NFCA 4 Star Coach

I have known John for over 20 years. He has been a mentor of mine from the beginning of my career. You will be hard pressed to find a better man. Not only does he understand the dynamics of coaching softball but he understands people.

Wade Wilson

Head Softball Coach
Texas Lutheran University
Winningest Coach in TLU history | 2019 National Champion

Professionally, John is very versatile coach. He has worked at a multitude of levels and in a variety of positions. He has done everything from digging a warning track and painting fences to negotiating scholarships with top athletes. He’s managed team finances, coordinated fundraisers for equipment, and taken teams to compete internationally. He understands how to develop the fundamentals on the field as well as fine tune athletic ability with organized practices. Read More

Elizabeth Pelezo

B.S., PA-C, MEd.

John Garris has been one of my foremost mentors over the past decade. John has consulted me on many of my various coaching roles. I first met Coach Garris at a camp and my interaction with him was impressive, as he is one of the best teachers around. John and I see the game similarly on the application of in game analytics in both baseball and softball. John see’s the game with a tremendous about of nuance & is a positive voice for the growth of the game. Each coach & player is better for being in the presence of John.

Ben Reindel

Former Head Baseball Coach at Green River College
Former Head Softball Coach at Shoreline CC
Former Assistant Softball Coach at Seattle U