Hawks in the Pros

Heartland Community College baseball has seen 15 of its alumni move on the play in the professional ranks, with eight still actively playing with various clubs today.

Current Professional Players

Current Professional Players
Athlete Professional Team/Location Major League Baseball Parent Club/Independent League Affiliation
Eric Aguilera Burlington Bees (Class A Midwest League) - Burlington, IA Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim
Justin Chigbogu Ogden Raptors (Rookie Pioneer League) - Ogden, UT Los Angeles Dodgers
Michael Failoni Lake Erie Crushers - Avon, OH Independent Frontier League
Jerad Gundy Vermont Lake Monsters (Class A Short Season New York-Penn League) - Burlington, VT Oakland Athletics
Daniel Lietz Vancouver Canadians (Class A Short Season Northwest League) - Vancouver, British Columbia Toronto Blue Jays
Chris Razo Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (Class A Midwest League) - Appleton, WI Milwaukee Brewers
Nathan Sopena Bristol Pirates (Rookie Appalachian League) - Bristol, VA Pittsburgh Pirates
Jon Weaver Princeton Rays (Rookie Appalachian League) - Princeton, WV Tampa Bay Rays
Mason Snyder Joliet Slammers - Joliet, IL Independent Frontier League
 Kendall Radcliffe Arizona League Rangers (Rookie Arizona League) Texas Rangers
 Tony Sanchez Joliet Jammers Independent Frontier League
 Michael Stalter Southern Illinois Minors Independent Fronteir League
 Tyler Wiesemeyer Normal Cornbelters Independent Fronteir League
 Zach Williams Winnipeg Goldeyes American Association of Independent Professional Baseball
 Brett Maus Windy City Thuderbolts Independent Frontier League


Contact Us

Recruiting Questionnaire

Brian Furlong

Head Coach
Phone: 309-336-3678
Email: Brian.Furlong@heartland.edu

Jimmy Frankos

Assistant Coach
Phone: 847-845-2804
Email: Jimmy.Frankos@heartland.edu

Matthew James

Assistant Coach
Email: Matthew.James@heartland.edu

Josh Kauten

Strength & Conditioning Coach
Phone: 309-750-8135
Email: Josh.Kauten@heartland.edu