About

Earnest Horton aka "Coach E OF Guru" has been a staple in the inner city of Chicago Community.  He has 13 plus years of coaching baseball in Chicago and the Chicagoland area.  His passion for the game of baseball inspired him to give back to underserved youth in Chicago.  Coach E was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago.  he attended Hyde Park Career Academy in Chicago's Woodlawn community.  Coach E earned a baseball scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.  He was a three-year starter for UAPB.  He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Science with a concentration in Physical Education.  In 2013, Coach E earned his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from DePaul University.  Currently Coach E is entering his 13th year as a Physical Education and Health teacher at Proviso East High School.  

Coaching Experience:

-Head Coach of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men (2010-2013)

-14u Head Coach Chicago White Sox ACE Program (2014-2018)

-Youth Development Instructor Chicago White Sox ACE Program (2018-Current)

-President of JEM Baseball Training Academy NFP (2016-Current)

 

Organizations:   

-Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

-Buck O'Neil Professional Scouts and Coaches Association Member

-ABCA Coaching Association Member