Varsity Coaches

Xander Uxley, Varsity Head Coach

Born out of Pickerington, Ohio, Coach Uxley was a 3-year varsity infielder and pitcher for Pickerington North including being a part of their 2009 State Runner-Up season as the team went 30-4. He was voted team captain during his senior year while earning All-State, District, and OCC honors. After North, Uxley played infield and pitched for Shawnee State University out of Portsmouth, Ohio until multiple arm injuries shortened his career. Uxley graduated from Ohio State in 2014 and went on to obtain his master’s degree as a graduate assistant coach at Defiance College from 2014-2016. There he took on roles as hitting coach, recruiting coordinator and assisted with the infield and outfield development. After DC, Uxley moved out east to New York from 2016 to 17 where he was an assistant coach for the University at Albany, a D1 program representing the America East Conference. At UA he coached hitters, catchers and outfielders along with other program needs prior to moving back home to Columbus. Uxley was the assistant coach for the Jaguars while leading the program’s hitting operations for the past two seasons before moving up to the head coaching role. Outside of Bradley, Uxley is a paraprofessional instructor in the Dublin City School District and Assistant to the Director of Scouting for Prep Baseball Report – Ohio.

Cory Brown, Varsity Assistant/Strength Coach

Born and raised in Port Clinton, Ohio, Cory Brown graduated from Port Clinton High School in 2010, where he played baseball, basketball and golf. He enters his fifth year of coaching high school baseball and his third with the Bradley Jaguars. At Bradley, Cory is the head of the strength and conditioning program and manages the Jaguars’ defensive developments. Prior to coming aboard at Bradley, Brown played four years of collegiate baseball and graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University (NAIA). Cory played outfield and first base for the Cougars and won two conference championships during his college career. Outside of Bradley, Brown is a Head Fitness Coach at OrangeTheory Fitness.

Joe Pourier, Varsity Pitching Coach

A native of Newark, Ohio, Joe Pourier is a 2013 graduate of Newark Catholic High School where he pitched and was a part of 3 State Championships. After high school, Pourier graduated from Walsh University in 2017. During his time at Walsh he double majored in Political Science and International Relations while minoring in History and Communications. He was also was a four year letter winner while pitching for the Division II Cavaliers. During the summers Pourier played in the Prospect League, where he developed a great deal of knowledge of the game as well as the art of pitching. Afterwards Joe went on to become the pitching coach for the Richmond Jazz, a summer collegian team in the Great Lakes League located in Indiana. While Pourier was there, he was a part of the organization achieving their first playoff appearance in history. For the upcoming 2020 season, Pourier will be the Jaguar Pitching Coach and looks forward to being apart of the Hilliard Bradley community for years to come. Outside of baseball, Joe is a sales consultant at Honda Marysville.