MYBL Community Partners
McCutcheon Youth Baseball League (MYBL) is thankful to be connected with a community that freely supports our youth with financial and volunteer contributions. We are proud to highlight the following organizations for their continued support to our programs, players, and community.
We build more than just baseball talent.
It all begins with strong fundamentals that are continually reinforced.
We know that fundamentals build character, foster good sportsmanship, and strengthen player skills.
Our coaches understand the importance of teaching, reteaching, and continually reinforcing proper techniques, strategic-thinking, and sound baseball fundamentals.
Individual success only comes with a team-first mindset.
Baseball is not an individual sport. The only way that 6+4+3 will ever equal 2 is with a team-first mindset.
Understanding that it takes everyone on the field and in the dugout to be successful helps players perform better, work as a cohesive unit, and foster peer-to-peer mentor relationships.
Communication is key in all areas of life, not just on the field.
Exceptional communication helps players effectively catch a fly ball, time a double play, or win a game.
It's our philosophy to teach that communication is more than just what you say. We encourage on-field communication, peer-to-peer mentoring, and leading by example.
MYBL Board Members
It takes an extreme amount of volunteers to run a successful youth baseball program. We are thankful for the assistance of our community partners, parents, and board members.
Dustin has been a lifetime area Lafayette resident and graduated from McCutcheon High School in 2002. While attending McCutcheon he began dating his high school sweetheart, Beth Anthrop, and they were married in June of 2005. On March 26th of 2009, they happily welcomed the birth of their only child, a son, Deacon who currently plays for MYBL.
He grew up playing baseball in the Wea Summer Rec program for age groups Pinto through Pony. Eventually ending his playing days in the starts of what would become known as MYBL, and pursued music as a drummer in the education program while attending McCutcheon.
Along with serving as president of MYBL; Dustin is also the Head coach of our 10U team, President of Wea Summer Rec, President of the Tippecanoe County Youth Baseball League, and Secretary of the Tippecanoe County Baseball Association.
He has coached at various levels over the years including Babe Ruth League in Attica Indiana, REC teams at Wea, helped assist many of our MYBL teams, and currently on the McCutcheon High School staff as a JV coach.
While not always having a great product on the field to watch…. Dustin has been a diehard Miami Marlins fan since their expansion season in 1993, GO FISH!
Brandon has been a lifetime Lafayette area resident, graduated from McCutcheon High School in 1993 and Purdue University in 1998. Brandon is married to Angel (Applegate) Fulk, a 1995 graduate of McCutcheon. They have two children: Jordan (daughter) class of 2019 and Payton (son) class of 2021.
Brandon initially grew up playing baseball in the Lafayette program but went on to play for the Dayton Bulldogs in Bronco and Pony, Hoosier North in the Colt World Series, and was McCutcheon’s 1993 captain.
Throughout the years, Brandon has served in many capacities for the Wea Summer Rec program, McCutcheon Youth Football League (MYFL), and MYBL as well as coaching for each. Brandon got his coaching start as a football & basketball coach with McCutcheon in the 1990’s. After many years of coaching at the youth level, he just completed a return to coaching at the high school level with the McCutcheon Freshmen Basketball team and is a pitching coach for the McCutcheon JV Baseball team.
The Fulk Family bleed’s Cub blue and just recently completed a Easter Weekend journey with the grandparents to Wrigley Field where Grandpa Fulk studiously kept a scorebook throughout the game, just as he did when Brandon was a kid.
Chris is a lifetime Lafayette resident. He has been happily married 15 years to Boiler alum Michelle Stall. Together they have 2 awesome sons, Jake (7th grade) and Drew (4th grade).
Along with being the Owner of Stall Electric for 14 years, Chris has served as a member of the Dayton Rec. Board for 7 years, Coached Rec baseball for 5 years, been actively involved in MYBL as a coach/parent/ and or board member for 3 years, and currently an assistant wrestling coach at McCutcheon High School.
Scott is a lifelong resident of Lafayette, graduating from Harrison High School in 2002. After high school, he attended Purdue University and graduated in 2006 obtaining a degree from the School of Technology, with a major in Organizational Leadership and Supervision.
Scott has been married to his wife Sara for 11 years and they have four children; Spencer, Savannah, Shane, and Sawyer.
He has always had a passion for baseball. Scott was a member of the Harrison High School program and had the pleasure to play for many successful teams throughout his playing career. He played for Tippy Fire, a 13-year old all-star team that came in 2nd place in the 13-year-old World Series in Omaha Nebraska. Scott was also a member of Hoosier North in 2000, where they won the Colt World series after defeating Fall River, MA.
After high school, Scott decided to focus on his studies and his playing days came to an end. At that point, he decided to step into the coaching world. While at Purdue, he coached several rec level, All-Star, and Broncho/Pony A level teams. Once his oldest son started playing, he began coaching his teams where he is currently a member of our 9U staff.
Jade has lived in the Lafayette area most of his life with his wife Crysta of 19yrs. Both Jade and Crysta attended Clinton Prairie High School. They have 4 children Brady, Sydnie, Charlie, and Jacoby.
Jade was a 4yr starter on his high school baseball team with career highlights of winning a Sectional Championship and being selected as an Indiana All Star representing Hoosier North. He then went on to play 4yrs of college ball at IUPUI.
After his playing career ended, Jade did some assistant baseball coaching at Frankfort High School for a few years before turning his attention to coaching his boys. He began coaching his son Brady at age 6 at the pinto level and continues to coach him today during the summer travel season. Jade is currently the 9u MYBL Head Coach that his twin boys Charlie and Jacoby play on. In summary, Jade has been playing and/or coaching baseball for much of the past 35yrs.
Jade works in Indianapolis, IN for Eli Lilly and Company and in his spare time you can usually find him at one of his kids sporting events or at home watching the Cubs play.
Scottie Marsell is a lifelong resident of Lafayette, IN. He has been married to his wife Glenna for 14 years and they have 2 kids, Anna and Logan. Logan is currently in our MYBL program with the 13U team.
Scottie grew up playing baseball in both the Wea and Lafayette programs. He played baseball in high school at Central Catholic before injuries ended his career. After high school, Scottie moved to Florida to study his other passion, motorcycles. He returned to Lafayette after he graduated and opened his own motorcycle shop, All Cycles. Scottie sold his business in 2015 so that he could focus more of his time coaching both baseball and football. Scottie has coached baseball and football at the youth level since 2010. Program involvement includes Lafayette Summer Rec, Wea summer rec, McCutcheon Youth Baseball League (MYBL), Lafayette 56ers, and McCutcheon Youth Football League (MYFL). Scottie is currently one of the 13u coaches for MYBL.
In the Marsell family, their passion for Chicago Cubs runs deep. The 2016 World Series Championship will be something that they will never forget. They have celebrated that championship every day since it seems. Scottie always says, "if the Cubs don't win it again this year, there is always next year..."
Tristan is a Lafayette native who graduated from McCutcheon in 2003. As a senior, he served as a captain on McCutcheon’s 2nd State Championship team.
Tristan went on to play collegiately at Purdue University helping the Boilermakers finish 2nd in the Big Ten on two occasions. During his college summers, he got his coaching start in the McCutcheon youth program while also coaching with Lafayette Post 11 and the Lafayette All-Stars.
After graduating from Purdue, Tristan went on to coach college baseball for 8 years including the last 6 for the Boilermakers. While serving as Purdue’s pitching coach, he helped the Boilers win their first Big Ten championship since 1909. He also coached 10 pitchers who went on to sign professional contracts. Currently, Tristan is entering his third year as varsity pitching coach back at McCutcheon.
Tristan and his wife, Andrea, live on the south side of Lafayette with their daughter, Clara, and two dogs.