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About OC Hawks

The OC Hawks Travel Baseball Club provides exceptional training and experience that only travel baseball can offer—giving our players a powerful advantage in advancing their baseball careers

Our Purpose

OC Hawks is a world-class travel baseball club led by an unmatched coaching team that includes a national championship-winning head coach, former professional players, and more. Our year-round program provides exceptional levels of training and experience that only travel baseball can offer, giving our players a powerful advantage in advancing their baseball careers.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help kids develop world-class baseball skills and fulfill their highest potential in the sport, as well as in their lives. Our travel baseball program equips serious players with the training, techniques, opportunities, and experience they need to succeed in baseball—from grade school to high school, to college and beyond.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide kids with invaluable life experiences made possible by travel, teamwork, and next-level training—to help them fulfill their potential as people as well as baseball players.

The History of OC Hawks

The Magical Baseball Journey Coach Mark Started Years Ago.

A history of OC Hawks is coming soon. Thank you for your patience.

Ready to Join? You’re Going to Love Being an OC Hawk!

We’d love to have you come out and play some amazing baseball with us while also having loads of fun every day!

Join OC Hawks & Be Your Greatest!

Teaching Kids to Be Their Greatest Has Always Been Most Important to All of Us.


At OC Hawks Baseball Club we’re all about being your greatest – finding that awesome, amazing you deep down inside and bringing it to your “game”.

Our coaches and staff are committed to helping every kid who joins out organization accomplish this wonderful life goal. While of course becoming the very best athlete and baseball player he can be.

Life lessons are a critical part of our teaching because we want every kid to at some point go on to high school, college and perhaps even MLB as the best person they can be.

We all love what we do and helping kids be their greatest is us being our greatest also.

Meet the Coaches of OC Hawks

What’s most important…our coaches have the patience, personality and the professional expertise to bring the very best out of your kids! I can proudly say…“we specialize in kids!” -Coach Mark

Hi, I’m Coach Mark, Owner and Founder of PROKids Academy. I founded ProKids Baseball Academy in 2010 with the goal to teach not only baseball but life lessons through baseball to kids that will stick with them beyond the field.

I am also current director of the OC Hawks Travel Baseball Club and have proudly been so since 2004.


  • Current Owner/Director of ProKids Baseball Academy
  • Current Director of OC Hawks Travel Baseball Club (est. 2004)
  • Member of CVCS 2014 DIV 6 CIF High School Baseball Championship
    Team Coaching Staff
  • Varsity Head Coach St. Margaret’s HS 2005
  • Varsity Assistant Coach St. Margaret’s HS 2006 – 2011
  • Varsity/JV Baseball Assistant Coach – Capistrano Valley Christian HS 2012-2017
  • 12 years PONY Baseball
  • 20 years Club/Travel Baseball Manager ages 8U – 14U
  • Coached JSerra HS Summer Program 2005
  • Coached USA 12U exhibition team in Dominican Republic 2006
  • Coached USA 13U exhibition team in Dominican Republic 2006
  • 2006, Wrote and Produced Big League Baseball Fundamentals Baseball Training Video Series


  • Finished 3rd out of 104 teams – 2018 12U National Championships
  • Finished 3rd out of 100 teams – 2008 12U National Championship
  • Finished 3rd out of 96 teams – 2006 10U National Championships
  • Finished 3rd out of 80 teams – 2005 10U National Championships
  • Finished 9th out of 80 teams – 2004 12U National Championships
  • Won 10U National Championship – 2002 Cooperstown

Coach Mike Lamb

Coach Mike is one of the cornerstones of our staff. He started coaching with the Hawks back in 2013, when his son Andrew began playing OC Hawks Baseball as an 8-year-old. His professional playing experience, knowledge and personal/team accomplishments as a player far surpass most of what any coach at this level has to offer.Through a lifetime of hard work, commitment to team and dedication, Coach Mike has accomplished every young player’s dream …to play in the BIGS!


  • Pro MLB Player 11 Years– Drafted 1997 Texas Rangers
  • Played in MLB World Series – Houston Astro’ 2005
  • Texas Rangers Player of the Year “Minors” 1999
  • Cal State Fullerton HOF College World Series Championship Team 1995
  • Recognized at Big League Dreams Park “Walk of Fame” in West Covina, CA

Coach Ron Payne

Coach Ron Payne is an exceptional addition to our Hawks staff. He has been recognized as tops in his field of coaching High School Baseball here in Southern CA, at every level for almost 40 years!

In 2006/2007 Coach Payne was instrumental in developing a single team of 14U players, of whom 10 players had earned D1 College Scholarships, with 6 signing MLB contracts. Since then, many more have enjoyed the fruits of Coach Payne’s efforts. We are so fortunate to have this great coach on our staff!

What People Are Saying

Parents, Kids and Coaches Love Our Baseball Program.

“The OC Hawks are a great organization that loves helping kids become great baseball players as well as teaching them to be great people in life. I am super happy my boy is an OC Hawk and can’t wait to go to the games and perhaps win a championship too!”

Martin Howard

Parent, Business Owner

“I am so happy to have found out about the OC Hawks Travel Baseball Club because for the past 2 years we’ve had the best times traveling to the games and watching our son and the other boys play baseball and have the time of their lives too.”

Arnold Smith

Proud Parent

“Never would have imagined that my son would be in a championship baseball club but this has been a great experience for not only him but me as a very proud parent also. Thanks guys!”

Janet B.

Parent, Teacher

“This has been truly one of the highlights of my life to see my grandson play for the Hawks and excel at the game of baseball the way he has – a game I have loved my whole life. Thank you Coaches, you all are amazing with the kids.”

Ray Thompson


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Practices are held at Chapparosa Park, Laguna Niguel, CA

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