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Welcome to Hit Dawg

Facility Information

2050 East Center Circle
Building F, Suite 300
Plymouth, MN 55441

Phone: (763)557-2569

Monday - 3-9 pm
Tuesday - By Appointment Only
Wednesday - 3-9 pm
Thursday -  By Appointment Only
Friday - 4-6 pm
Saturday - By Appointment Only
Sunday - 11 am- 4:30 pm

Lessons can be booked online at:

Hit Dawg Welcomes Coach Nick Hamer!
Nick grew up in St. Michael, Minnesota and graduated from STMA High School in 2018. He played multiple sports growing up, including basketball at the varsity level, as well as baseball, football, and golf. He has coached many camps and clinics for youth sports with ages ranging from 5 through High School.

We are so happy to have Nick on board, and look forward to you all meeting him soon!

Hit Dawg welcomes Coach Aaron Hammers!
Aaron started coaching youth sports when he was 16, and knew at that early age it would be something he would be involved with the rest of his life. Aaron was a three sport player ( football, baseball, basketball) growing up in Southern California in coach Shawn’s home town. Aaron chose the football route in college, Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo. After college, Aaron served in the Navy for 11 years during Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield where he was on a ship boarding team for ships coming out of Iraq.

After the Navy, Aaron settled in Atlanta, Georgia where he got really involved in youth baseball coaching every level from 6u up to high school- starting travel teams at 9u. At 11u, Aaron started coaching at East Cobb where a lot of former & current MLB and D1 players came out of. He traveled to tournaments all over the southeast, and his 14u team qualified for the USSSA World Series! His organization's 12u team played in the first NYBC World Series in Memphis, Tennessee. However, that was just icing on the cake so to speak- Aaron says he is not here to win championships and collect trophies. Those are great, but he gets much more fulfillment helping players develop to the best of their capability, which hopefully will lead them to high school, and beyond. Coach Aaron has a son, who is 25 years old, and played D1 baseball in college. 

We are so happy and blessed to have Aaron join the Hit Dawg family, and we look forward to you all meeting him soon!

Congratulations, Lisa Koehler!

Hit Dawg is happy to announce that Lisa Koehler, Director of HD Softball, is now a partner to our company! Lisa has been an integral part of the extreme growth and success of Hit Dawg's Softball Program. Her genuine passion and dedication to our players is so admirable. Congratulations, Lisa! We cannot wait to continue on this venture with you, and watch the continued impact you have on Softball in Minnesota!

Dan Palmer

Dear Hit Dawg family and friends,  We have some very sad news to share. This morning (7/25) we found out that long time Hit Dawg Coach and wonderful friend, Dan Palmer, passed away this weekend. It was sudden, and very unexpected. Please allow us some time to grieve and process this, and organize going forward. Please keep his young daughter and family in your prayers.

Dan's Celebration of Life is on Tuesday, August 3rd from 3-6 PM. I have included his Celebration of Life information below for all who would like to attend.

Dan leaves behind a young daughter, named Harlee. We have started a GoFundMe account for her in memory of Dan. If you are interested in donating, here is the link. All donations will be put into a college account for Harlee. Link:

Daniel Palmer

Palmer, Daniel 53, of Minneapolis, MN passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Daniel is survived by his daughter, Harlee; parents, Jane and Thomas Palmer; brother, David (Michelle) and sister, Laurie Palmer McMillian (Omar). A celebration of life will be held Tuesday, August 3rd at Mendakota Country Club, Mendota Heights from 3-6 pm. Remarks will be made by minister at 4:30 pm. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.

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    We are dedicated to ensuring the proper development of all kids. It does not matter your age, nor size. We start by working on the basic needs so that kids are able to compete at all levels. I learned early in my career that I could be a better baseball player by learning basic fundamentals. That is what made me into a Major League Player. I was not the biggest, nor was I the strongest. Yet, I played against Major League Players. Players need to learn how to play the game properly, so that the game becomes easier for the player to compete when he/she is not the biggest player on the field. We are dedicated to helping your child become the best player he/she can be. Hit Dawg coaches and l work on building players to prepare them for the next level of play.

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    • Help Build Player's Confidence
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    Cory Seager

    I first encountered Woot-Dog in AA. We had an instant connection and trust about hitting! His knowledge of hitting and mechanics is far above and beyond any other person I've encountered! He's helped to make me the hitter I am today and continues to help me improve on a daily basis. He breaks down swings to the individual so they can better understand their swing! And on top of all his expertise, he's an even better person!

    ~Corey Seager, LA Dodgers