About DK

 

Diamond Kinetics’ enhances the games of baseball and softball by creating engaging experiences that help players improve and also have fun.

We are the market leader in mobile motion technology and information that enables player development, superior equipment fitting, objective scouting and recruiting, and engagement-driven entertainment.

We do this leveraging an exclusive license to issued patents from the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh, deep technical expertise, key strategic partnerships and our love for the game.

At Diamond Kinetics, we believe…

Science, accuracy and customer trust are critical to our success

Being focused exclusively on baseball and softball is paramount

We exist to improve player performance

That communities are powerful

Taking the long view helps to build a great company

Choosing best in class partners ensures mutual success

The DK Team

DR. WILLIAM CLARK, PHD.

DR. WILLIAM CLARK, PHD.

Founder

Dr. William W. Clark is the Co-Founder of Diamond Kinetics. He has been an active researcher and innovator in the field of dynamic systems and control for over 25 years, and is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh.

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C.J. HANDRON

C.J. HANDRON

Co-Founder, CEO

C.J. Handron is the Co-Founder and CEO of Diamond Kinetics. He is responsible for leading commercialization efforts of all products and applications, as well as guiding the overall vision and strategy for the company.

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JEFFREY SCHULDT

JEFFREY SCHULDT

Chief Commercial Officer

As Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Schuldt is responsible for overall commercial strategy, creating an enduring brand, delighting customers, driving revenue growth and creating valuable strategic partnerships.

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MIKE RESSLER

MIKE RESSLER

Chief Technical Officer

Mike Ressler is the Chief Technical Officer at Diamond Kinetics where he is responsible for the design, implementation, and technical direction of all of Diamond Kinetics products and offerings.

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Larry Weidman

Larry Weidman

Chief Financial Officer

At DK, Larry plays a critical role in overall strategy development & execution with specific responsibility for Financial Planning, Capital Formation, Corporate Development, Strategic Alliances, Performance Management Strategy & Systems, and Long-Term Strategy & Execution.

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DR. MINMIN ZHANG, PHD.

DR. MINMIN ZHANG, PHD.

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Dr. Minmin Zhang serves as Diamond Kinetics' lead Mechanical Engineer, with research centered on developing a multi-inertial sensor human sports motion analysis system.

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RICHARD D. LEE

RICHARD D. LEE

Digital & Social Manager of Marketing & Communications

Richard D. Lee leads digital & social marketing & communications for Diamond Kinetics, serving as both the online voice and main content creator for the company.

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ED LACH

ED LACH

Customer Experience Manager

As the Customer Experience Manager, Ed is responsible for the continued delight of Diamond Kinetics’ customers and the strengthening of partner relationships.

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JEREMY RITTENHOUSE

JEREMY RITTENHOUSE

Mechanical Engineer

Jeremy is a Mechanical Engineer for Diamond Kinetics, focusing on the development and advancement of next generation firmware and hardware. With his background in mechanical design and mechatronic systems, he leads the design of sensors from firmware to plastics.

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CASEY ROCHE

CASEY ROCHE

Business Development Manager (Mid-Atlantic)

As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics, Casey focuses on driving customer acquisition & revenue generation while extending & maintaining relationships with regional & national partners in the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic.

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MATT GEYER

MATT GEYER

Customer Experience Manager

As the Customer Experience Manager, Matt is responsible for the continued delight of Diamond Kinetics’ customers and the strengthening of partner relationships while also overseeing Diamond Kinetics' e-commerce platforms.

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J.D. VIDAL

J.D. VIDAL

Business Development Manager (Southeast)

As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics, J.D. focuses on driving customer acquisition and revenue generation, as well as extending and maintaining relationships with regional and national partners-specifically in the Southeast.

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Justin Ridgell

Justin Ridgell

Business Development Manager (Midwest)

Justin Ridgell is Diamond Kinetics' Business Development Manager for the Midwest.

Residing in Chicago, he is focused on integrating Diamond Kinetics' revolutionary training tools within high school, travel, and collegiate programs.

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Tom Martin

Tom Martin

Mobile Sports Application Developer

Tom Martin is a Mobile Sports Application Developer at Diamond Kinetics. As a mobile developer, Tom works with the rest of the development team to implement SwingTracker and the rest of the family of Diamond Kinetics apps.

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Kyle Bennett

Kyle Bennett

Business Development Manager (West)

As a Business Development Manager for Diamond Kinetics, Kyle focuses on driving
customer acquisition and revenue generation, as well as extending and maintaining
relationships with regional and national partners, specifically in the western region of the country.

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Alyssa Clark

Alyssa Clark

Customer Experience Representative

As a Customer Experience Representative, Alyssa helps customers solve their inquiries and questions on a daily basis, while making sure that they find a positive and easy solution to any issues that arise.

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Eric Drobotij

Eric Drobotij

UI/UX Engineer

As a UI/UX Engineer, Eric is responsible for developing and improving upon the user interfaces and experiences across the family of Diamond Kinetics applications. He strives to make the apps simple to use for players and coaches across all competition levels.

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Russell Clark

Russell Clark

Customer Experience Representative

As part of the Customer Experience Team at Diamond Kinetics, Russell champions the opportunity to consistently solve any problems a player, parent or coach may encounter while using Diamond Kinetics products.

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David Heidenreich

David Heidenreich

Director Of Marketing

David Heidenreich joins Diamond Kinetics as the Director of Marketing, bringing nearly 20 years of high-level marketing experience and strategic thinking in the areas of digital space, web development, paid media, and social media.

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Esther Lim

Esther Lim

Research & Development Engineer

Esther Lim is the Research & Development Engineer at Diamond Kinetics, where she is responsible for the development of computer vision and sensor data processing algorithms to facilitate motion analysis of baseball and softball. 

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Cassi Stewart

Cassi Stewart

As the Office Manager and Bookkeeper at Diamond Kinetics, Cassi Stewart is responsible for handling the day-to-day financials, along with Human Resource, and Office Management. 

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Nick Colesar

Nick Colesar

Digital Marketing Content Creator

Nick Colesar is the Digital Marketing Content Creator at Diamond Kinetics where he is responsible for ideating and creating content and digital assets in support of Diamond Kinetics’ overall marketing and partner marketing strategies.

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Brendan Harris

Brendan Harris

Pro Services Manager

Brendan Harris joins Diamond Kinetics as its Pro Services Manager where he will oversee & lead growth in business & partner relationships with professional teams.

An eight year MLB infielder, Brendan spent nearly 20 years in professional baseball before joining DK.

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DK Advisors

DR. ALAN NATHAN, PHD.

DR. ALAN NATHAN, PHD.

Advisor

Dr. Alan Nathan, PhD. is Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and top technical advisor for Diamond Kinetics. After a long and satisfying career doing experimental nuclear/high-energy physics, he now spends his time doing research in the physics of baseball.

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STEVE MENKE

STEVE MENKE

Advisor

A forward-thinking technology manager with proven ability, Steve Menke has held a number of senior leadership roles in the wearable sensor space including VP of Software at Jawbone & CIO at BodyMedia (acquired by Jawbone). Menke also serves as a technical advisor for Diamond Kinetics.

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BILL CLARK

BILL CLARK

Advisor

With a proven ability to identify leaders and companies of common vision, Bill Clark brings over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and product innovation to Diamond Kinetics in his role as Strategic Business Development Advisor.

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Matt Clement

Matt Clement

Player Advisor

A nine-year Major League starting pitcher and 2005 All-Star, Matt Clement brings a unique and qualified vision to Diamond Kinetics in his role as player advisor, playing a huge part in helping shape and develop DK’s ‘Smart Ball’ product PitchTracker.

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Brian Miles

Brian Miles

Advisor

Brian Miles serves as an advisor to the Board of Directors and executive management team of Diamond Kinetics. He also serves as Vice President of Corporate Development and Investor Relations for Fanatics, the global leader in licensed sports merchandise.

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Dr. Doug Fearing

Dr. Doug Fearing

Technology & Innovation Advisor

Dr. Doug Fearing, founder of the Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Research and Development department, and a former Senior Advisor to the Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Research and Development department, is joining Diamond Kinetics in a Technology & Innovation advisory role.

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Sean Casey

Sean Casey

Player Advisor

Sean Casey, a 12-year Major League first baseman, three-time National League All-Star and current MLB Network analyst is joining Diamond Kinetics in a player advisory role.

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