John Hartley: Co-Owner/Director of Baseball Operations for 417 Youth Sports
John is a lifetime Southwest Missouri resident. John is a Springfield Central HS graduate with a B.S. degree from Oakland City College in Oakland City, IN and a M.S. Athletic Administration degree from William Woods University. John has led the Springfield Kickapoo Legion Program for 6 years, Willard High School and American Legion for 21 years, College of the Ozarks Baseball Program for 3 years and with the Midwest Nationals for 8 years. John is currently the Head Baseball Coach at New Covenant Academy, where he has started their baseball program from scratch. Last season John and his son Tyler led the New Covenant Academy Warriors to the 2016 Missouri Class 1 State Championship Game where they ended up Runner Up for Class 1 in their second year of existence. In 1997, John was honored with induction into the MHSBCA Hall of Fame. John is married to Julie Hartley and has two kids. Daughter Kelly and her husbancd Robb Richardson. They have one son, Rylan. Son Tyler and his wife Ashten Hartley. They have one daughter, Aubree.