Coach Partridge graduated in 1989 from Anacoco High School and then went on to college at Northwestern State University where he graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He studied Biomechanics and Kinesiology to get a better understanding of the human body before starting his coaching career. With a 26 year coaching career in baseball and softball, he understands the old school theology but has learned to apply modern technology and computer analytics to make for the optimal athlete. His success on the field speaks for itself… 5 time State Quarter-Finalist, 10 time State Semi-Finalist, 2 time State Runner-up, and 6 time State Champion.
He married his high school sweetheart, Michelle Dixon Partridge, as they celebrate 30 years of marital bliss. A resident of Anacoco, La, they have 3 children…Trent (29) Tyler (27) and Traci (22) along with two Dapple Dachshund puppies. Both Richard and Michelle have been teaching in the public school system for over 22 years.
Trent is a 2011 graduate of Florien High School. During his time as a player for the Florien Blackcats, Trent along with his team appeared in 2 state semifinals, and also brought home a state championship. Trent himself received New Comer of the Year honors, along with 5 All-State selections. Upon graduation Trent had several offers to play at the next level, ultimately deciding to attend Baton Rouge Community College. Unfortunately, during his first year, Trent suffered a career-ending injury. With a fully torn labrum, as well as a torn rotator cuff, he was left feeling that his athletic career was over for good. At the time Trent was devastated, but from that loss, he was able to gain a new perspective. His true passion was always coaching. Trent has coached baseball and softball at the high school level for the last 9 years. One of his biggest accomplishments was helping lead a 5A team to the playoffs for the first time in 23 years. With multiple state semifinal appearances, 3 state runner up titles, and a state championship under his belt, Trent is now ready to take the next step in his career. He has already helped dozens of athletes complete their dream of playing collegiately. He has spent many hours creating a program using data analysis, with a promise to bring a new innovative way of approaching baseball and softball. Everyone will be able to have a personalized data plan dedicated to their own wants and needs as a player. Trent hopes to find passionate players ready to reach their full potential.
Chasen Partridge is a lifelong resident of Vernon Parish and attended Rosepine schools his entire life. He is the son of Wayne and Lori Partridge. Coach Chasen is now married to Jill Smith Partridge and has a beautiful son who turned one in December, 2021.
Coach Chasen Partridge is a 2014 graduate from Rosepine High School. He was a proud member of the baseball team beginning in the 8th grade where they were district champions for four out of the five years he played under head coach Jeff Smith. Coach Chasen received many honors including First Team All-District and All-State, First Team All-Vernon Parish, All-Southwest Louisiana, and All-Cenla.
Upon graduation, Coach Chasen had the privilege of continuing his baseball career after signing with D1 JUCO Hutchinson Community College in Hutchison, KS. Go Blue Dragons! While there, Coach Chasen was coached by Ryan Schmidt and learned many new techniques that built on the foundation he already had. Coach Chasen received his Associates of Science degree in Sports Medicine. Coach Chasen was able to continue his baseball career after graduating from HUTCH at Texas A & M in Texarkana, TX (TAMUT). While there, Coach Chasen was coached by Steve Jones and even hit a grand slam in the game that earned Coach Jones his 600th win. Coach Chasen graduated from TAMUT with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.
Coach Chasen’s passion is baseball! He loves every aspect of it and especially the mechanics of hitting. Coach Chasen understands that each player has different traits that make them unique and requires a variety of instructional strategies to help them perform at their best ability. Coach Chasen takes his position very seriously and understands the importance of being confident when moving our body.
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