Our Team

Danny Florence (Coach Flo)

Owner

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Coach Flo is the owner of Frozen Ropes McKinney. He began Teaching and Coaching baseball in 1988. That is 34 years of experience in coaching baseball and helping players maximize their baseball skills.

Coach Flo is very well known in the national coaching community for his passionate attention to detail in all aspects of the game. Danny has Scouted Professionally and coached at every level including College and High School. He has coached over 3000 players that have played Collegiate and Professional baseball.

Coach Flo has been the personal hitting or pitching coach for 17 Major League Players. Frozen Ropes teams won 4 National Championships before becoming United Baseball Club in 2021.

Danny now coaches the 18u DBat United team that has finished second twice in the Connie Mack World Series. He has been an innovator in the way many of the top teams play the game today. His Elite Hitting Classes produce many of DFW’s top hitters each year.

Coach is married to Kari who he calls baseballs biggest fan. Between them they have 6 children and 5 grandchildren.

Bryan Whitsell

10U Head Coach
Coach Whitsell began his coaching career in 2000.  Coach Whit is one of a very select few who can claim two Mickey Mantle National Championships (16U).   Coach Whitsell played his high school ball for Coach Flo at McKinney HS and his College ball for Coach T at Brookhaven College.  He played for both Flo and T in his  High School summers.
Coach Whitsell’s coaching history includes….
  • 2000 Assistant Coach Dallas Knights 16U (AABC Regional Finalist)
  • 2001 Assistant Coach Dallas Knights 16U (AABC Regional Finalist)
  • 2002 Assistant Coach Dallas Knights 16U (Mickey Mantle National Champions)
  • 2003 Assistant Coach Dallas Patriots 16U (Mickey Mantle National Champions)
  • 2003 Head Coach Dallas Patriots 13U
  • 2004 Assistant Coach Dallas Patriots 16U
  • 2005 Head Coach McKinney Mavericks 10U
  • 2005 Head Coach McKinney Mavericks 16U
  • 2006 Head Coach McKinney Mavericks 16U
  • 2007 Head Coach McKinney Mavericks 16U
  • 2008 Head Coach McKinney Mavericks 10U
  • 2010 Head Coach McKinney Mavericks 12U
  • 2011 Assistant Coach Frozen Ropes 13U
  • 2012 Assistant Coach Frozen Ropes 14U
  • 2013 Head Coach Frozen Ropes 14U
  • 2014 Head Coach Ropes 11U
  • 2014 Assistant Coach Ropes 12U (USSSA World Series Champions)
  • 2015 Head Coach Ropes 12U
  • 2016 Head Coach Ropes 13U
  • 2017 Head Coach Ropes 14U

David
Waite

Haley
Bates

John
Ausmus

John
Bushart

Laurie
Wilson

Luke
Noack

Robbie
Moen

Ryan
Silva

Tom
Hart