MEET THE COACHES

Matt Miller - Field Manager

Matt grew up in Eau Claire, WI with his twin sister Natalie and his mother Linda.  He started his baseball career at the age of eight, playing for the Eau Claire Parks and Recreation Junior League. He spend the next several years playing for the Super America Americans, Walker Decorating Center Grey Hounds, and the Prep league at Mt. Simon in Eau Claire under the direction of coaches Nate Schurman and Scott Biederman.  Matt earned the title of all-star at the age of eleven which was retained throughout his playing years.  Matt attended Memorial High School where he continued to excel in the sport while coached by Trevor Kohlhepp, Craig Jilek and Casey Eckardt. Matt juggled his playing time with the American Legion Baseball Team coached by Dave Johnson and later achieved first team All-Conference and second team All-State in his senior year in high school.  He graduated from Western Oklahoma State College with a degree in Criminal Justice.  Matt joined the Beef River Bullfrogs in 1999 coached by Stan Lokken.  In 2006, Tom Frederick recruited him to play for the Eau Claire Cavaliers.  He went on to play for the Eau Claire Cavaliers for seven seasons and earned six team captain awards and two MVP awards.  Matt spent the next two seasons as an assistant coach for the Eau Claire Express.  In 2010, he began to offer baseball lessons through Momemtum Baseball Academy.  Matt resides in Eau Claire with his girlfriend Nicole and daughter Averie.  This will be Matt's third season as field manager for the Eau Claire Cavaliers.
Matt Miller
Field Manager

Brian Dickow - Volunteer Asst. Coach

Brian returns to the Eau Claire Cavaliers for his first season as the pitching coach and fourth season with the team.  He started his baseball career at the age of four, playing for the Kenosha CVC youth baseball league.  After four years there, he spent the next five years playing in the Little League of Kenosha.  Afterwards, Brian played his summer ball with the Kenosha Rebels, Western Kiwanis in Kenosha, the Wisconsin Gremlins and the Kenosha Post 21 Legion team, where he set the club records for most wins in a season.  He attended Kenosha Tremper High School were he played both basketball and baseball.  He played two years on varsity, and was coached by John Matera.  After he graduated high school, he choose to attend the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he is currently a double major in Accounting and Finance with a minor in Entrepreneurship.  This season will be his fifth as a starting pitcher on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire club baseball tead.  Brian joined the Eau Claire Cavaliers in 2014 after his freshman season in college.  Over the previous four seasons, he earned the Sam Kruger Memorial Service Award, Most Improved and two Harv Tomter Memorial Best Pitcher Awards.  He was also selected to the Independent League All-Star game the last two years.  Brian will also be serving as the assistant junior varsity baseball coach at Eau Claire Memorial High School for the 2017 baseball season.  Brian's family includes parents Brad and Tammy, along with his only brother Zach.
Brian Dickow
Volunteer Assistant Coach

Aaron Frei - Volunteer Asst. Coach

Aaron joins the Eau Claire Cavaliers for his first season as a volunteer assistant coach and player.

Aaron grew up in Whitehall, Wisconsin where he started playing baseball at the young age of four.  In high school he was awarded three all conference awards.  Aaron attended Dakota County Technical College and graduated with a degree in Exercise Sports Science.  

Today, Aaron facilitates network marketing for Isagenix and holds a realtor license.  His hobbies include:  health and fitness, traveling the world and enjoying the outdoors.

Aaron is the son of Todd and Tammy Frei.
Aaron Frei
Volunteer Assistant Coach