Synergy Is.....The People
Jay Flynt - Director of Operations and Instructor
Jay has worked for Synergy Sports Academy and Team Elite Baseball for over 4 years now. He works closely as a Manager for the 15U TES, and oversees the various registrations. Jay played baseball at Delta State from 1995-1996, Northwest Community College from 1996-1997, and finished up his athletic career at Mississippi College in 1998. Jay graduated from Mississippi College with a Bachelors in History, and a Masters in Sports and Recreation.
Jay is from Oxford, Ms, and his specialties include pitching, hitting, and fielding.
Karlie Gillam- Softball Coordinator and Instructor
Karlie is in her first year with Synergy Sports Academy as the Softball Coordinator. She oversees the 18U Synergy Elite Softball Team, and directs all sports information.
Karlie played softball at Kennesaw State University in 2009, Bevill State Community College in 2011, and finished up her career at the University of North Georgia. She graduated from the University of North Georgia in 2014 with a Bachelors in Physical Education, a Minor in Leadership, and a Masters in Physical Education. Karlie coached three years under head coach, Mike Davenport at North Georgia (Student Assistant and Graduate Assistant). She then was the Assistant coach at South Georgia State College in 2016/17. Currently, Karlie also is one of the Assistant coaches at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Ga.
Karlie is from Atlanta, Ga, and her specialties include hitting and fielding.
Josh Wardrip- Business Development
Josh has been with Synergy Sports Academy for almost a year now. He is in charge of scheduling and field maintenance. He is also an Assistant baseball coach for the 14U Team Elite South. Josh attended Valdosta State from 2013-2014, and is now a current student at Albany State University. Josh plans on graduating with a Bachelors in Accounting.
Josh is from Albany, Ga, and his specialties include hitting and costumer relations.
Cortney McNett - Athletic Republic Coordinator and Instructor
Cortney starts her first year as our Athletic Republic Coordinator and softball coach/instructor. Cortney played softball at Wallace State Hanceville from 2009-2011, and finished up her career at the University of Alabama Huntsville from 2011-2013, graduating with a Bachelors in Kinesiology. Cortney coached under head coach, Les Stuedeman, at UAH from 2013-2017.
Cortney is from Huntsville, AL, and her specialties include catching and hitting.
Cara Law- Instructor
Cara starts her first year with Synergy Sports Academy as our softball pitching instructor. Cara played softball at Wallace State Hanceville in 2010, Darton State in 2011, and finished up her career at Lindsey Wilson College in 2013. She graduated with a Bachelor's in Communication. Cara was then the Assistant softball coach at Saks High School in Anniston, Al in 2014, and the Head coach from 2015-2016. Cara is currently the Pitching coach at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Cara is from Anniston, Al, and her specialty is pitching.
Dyllan Bates - Instructor
Dyllan has a strong background with Synergy Sports Academy, as he played 3 years for Team Elite South. He decided to become an instructor for Synergy Sports Academy after Coaching Team Elite South Youth Baseball Summer of 2017. Currently, Dyllan is pursuing a Bachelors in Math at Albany State.
Dyllan is from Lee County, and his specialties include hitting and catching.
Davis Adkins - Instructor
Davis starts his journey here at Synergy with an outstanding baseball background, especially in pitching. Adkins played baseball at Darton College from 2012-2014, and finished up his eligibility at Georgia Gwinnett from 2014-2016. Davis has many accolades including 1st Team All Conference at Darton College, finishing with a 1.25 ERA. During his senior year at Georgia Gwinnett, Adkins made 1st Team All Conference, and was an NAIA All American Pitcher of the Year. He will graduate with a degree in Business. Davis currently plays professional baseball for the Washington Wildthings.
Davis is from Cordele, Ga, and his specialties include pitching.
Trevor Bradley - Instructor
Trevor starts his journey at Synergy Sports Academy bringing in lots of baseball knowledge. He started out at USC Sumter from 2012-2014, and finished up his eligibility at Georgia Gwinnett from 2014-2016. Trevor has many accolades including 1st Team All Conference Short Stop and Player of the Year in 2014 at USC Sumter. While at Georgia Gwinnett, Perfect Game named Bradley an All American as he clinched the Allstar strike out record (81). Trevor will graduate with a degree in Youth Services. He currently played professional baseball for the Washington Wildthings.
Trevor is from Lexington, and his specialties include hitting, pitching and fielding.
Every single one of the above named loves the spirit of competition, teaching athletes, and winning no matter the challenge. We the people of Synergy pledge to that spirit of competition to always find a way moving in the direction of success.
Q: How do you become great?
A: Be good every day.
This is the message we learned from one of our very own and we do our absolute best to live by it every day!