Matt Mahay

Matt Mahay

Owner, Director of Player Development

Matt Mahay joined the Play Ball USA team in January of 2008 as a hitting instructor. In the following years Matt rose to facility manager and program coordinator before taking over as General Manager. In the Summer of 2013 Matt, along with Ross Wolfson purchased the business from former owner Nelson Gord.

Matt spent four years as a varsity outfielder for the North Central College Cardinals, while also seeing time at first base and on the mound. In 2007, Matt led the Cardinals in hitting as a Jr. and finished his Jr. and Sr. seasons ranking first or second in nearly all major offensive categories. Matt's experience also extends to four summers of semi-pro ball in the Chicago Suburban Baseball League as an Oak Forest Shooter. In the summer of 2007 Matt was one of two Division III players to be named to the league's all-college team.

Coach Mahay has experience working with a variety of ages and experience levels. He is currently a member of the Illinois Indians coaching staff and oversees the youth level program for the Illinois Travel Baseball Club. In 2013 Matt was named Head Coach of the USA Baseball NTIS Great Lakes 12U team that competes annually in Cary, NC at the USA Baseball Complex.  

  • JT BakshaWestern Illinois

  • Steve BurhtCalvin College

  • Mike PiotrowskiDominican

  • Thomas NortonUIC

  • Michael FerriUW-Milwaukee

  • Cody PazikOakton CC

  • Matt DeLaVegaOakton CC

  • Jack MuellerDePauw

  • Keith RogallaCreighton

  • Joe Kukla Dominican

  • Danny HydeNorthern Illinois

  • Connor YoungmanOakton CC

  • Ryan TutlandWest Virginia

  • Jack WietlispachRobert Morris

  • Vince SurdoKankakee CC

  • Brandon NowakOakton CC

  • Devin RybackiOakton CC

  • Mike RothmundIL Springfield

  • Tommy SimonCoe

  • Bryan VanDuserConcordia (IL)

  • Matt KozlakRoosevelt

  • Sal RodriqguezMinot State

  • Ryan SargentOhio

  • Sam WaradyConcordia (WI)

  • Joe RimacAugustana (IL)

  • Caleb deMarignyUnion

  • Joe McFeelyLakeland

  • Mike Pugliese Carthage

  • Thomas HennellyWilliam Jewell

  • Tyler PazikIndiana St.

  • Ryan SinacoreUT Dallas

  • Geoff DuckmanIndiana Tech

  • Will KrugIllinois

  • TJ Case High Point

  • Richard Ficek IL Tech

  • Bryan BundEastern IL

  • Christian PoulsenHarper

  • Josh JyawookEvansville

  • Mike Mancuso John Carroll

  • Jimmy FrankosIowa

  • John MunyonIL Weselyan

  • Danny BarnettMarryville

  • Michael Szeszol Concordia (WI)

  • Sammy ColonJudson

  • Micah CoffeyMinnesota

  • Sam FerriArizona St.

  • Jack SuwinskiIndiana

  • Jacob PlucinskiLakeland

  • Shamus SegerstenLincoln Trail CC

  • Patrick SextonEureka

  • Zac Veitch Pomona-Pitzer

  • Eric OutlawWebster

  • Zac ZagulaAdrian College

  • Jack Lauer Adrian College

  • Nathaniel SeguraAdrian College

  • Michael NielsenQuincy

  • Chris Broccolino Oakton CC

  • Ranko StevanovicSouthern IL