Coaches

Jacob Baca

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Jacob Baca, President/Treasurer, current operator, head coach of the 18U Kansas Curve, and GM of the Kansas Curve Collegiate team, is a graduate of Goddard High School, class of 2012. After High School, Baca took his baseball career to Newman University, where he played for Coach Ehling. He now attends Wichita State University and plans to major in Business. With his baseball knowledge and experience he looks to impact the young men in the organization and prepare them for life on and off the baseball field.  Jacob is in his 5th year of coaching and spent his first year on the Circle High School coaching staff in 2019. Jacob also works as a para at Chester Lewis Learning Center.

Evan Smith

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Evan Smith, Vice-President of the Kansas Curve, is a graduate of Wichita Northwest High School, class of 2012. After high school, Evan went on to play college baseball at Highland Community College, where he was an everyday starter in the OF for Coach Rick Eberly and the Scotties. Baseball was an option for Evan after Highland, however he decided to pursue his passion in education. Effective this fall, Evan will begin his sales job with Foley Equipment. Evan and his wife Kate reside in Wichita.

Josh Oakley

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Josh Oakley, Secretary, and assistant coach of the 18U Kansas Curve, is a 2016 graduate of Eisenhower High School. After high school Josh signed to play at Tabor College. Oakley is currently in his 3rd year at Tabor where he now serves as a student assistant coach. Josh has spent the previous summers as head coach for a local 12U team. He will be entering his second year as part of the Kansas Curve coaching staff.  

Jacob Compton

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Jacob Compton, assistant coach of the 18U Kansas Curve, is a 2015 graduate of Goddard High School. After high school Jacob signed to pitch at Pratt Community College. Jacob graduated from William Jewell College in May of 2019. Jacob graduated with a Bachelors in Business Administration and plans to begin his collegiate coaching career at Pratt CC. This will be Jacob's second year with the Curve coaching staff. He will assist with pitching and other game time decisions.  

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Ben Weart

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Ben Weart, assistant coach of the Kansas Curve Collegiate team is from Charlotte, North Carolina. In high school he played for his dad where he was an All State, County, and Conference player. Ben went on to play collegiate baseball at University of North Carolina Charlotte where he majored in business. Weart began his coaching career in 2002 where he served as the assistant coach at Bethany College. He helped lead the team to a conference championship and a regional birth. In 2004 Ben took the assistant job at Friends University. He also helped lead the team to a conference title and a regional birth. Ben continued his coaching career after his college stints with another local organization, and at Valley Center High School. He most recently coached the Wichita Kings where he placed several players at the college level. Ben is married to his lovely wife Tracy and has 2 sons. Chanlder, a freshman at Tabor, and Cannon. 

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