The Matador baseball program was founded in 2016 by Dr. William Lawson and Mr. Walt Brandt. They created the first public school middle school baseball program within the Davidson County community. This year, the JTM Baseball Club is coached by Robert Paxton, his first year coaching the Matador Club and his 4th year as a head middle school baseball coach.

A few things to know about our baseball program:

  • Open to 5-8th Grade Students
  • Play according to TMSAA rules and regulations 90′ Bases, 60’6″ mound and drop 3 BBCOR bats.
  • Competes in the Harpeth Valley Athletic Conference H.V.A.C.:
    • Grace Christian School
    • Battle Ground Academy (BGA)
    • Franklin Road Academy (FRA)
    • Lipscomb Academy (LA)
    • Brentwood Academy (BA
  • Our season runs from Jan 9th – April 26th, with Games starting March 1st.
  • We are a CLUB sport and not a sanctioned Metro Nashville Public School Team
  • Approximate cost: $300 per player, with scholarships available (do not let cost deter you from trying out).
  • We are trying to subsidize this cost with sponsorships, donations and fundraisers. (donations are always appreciated)

For the 2022-2023 season we will have a varsity and a JV team. The following players make up this year’s roster.

Player interest form
The Team has been set for this season unless you are new to the school. If you are interested in playing and are new to JT Moore Middle School, please reach out to Coach Paxton via email [email protected].


3/1/235:00pm VRose ParkWNSL FieldsW10-1
3/1/236:30pm JVRose ParkWNSL FieldsW7-0
3/4/239:00amHillwood PrepPitts ParkT2-2
3/4/2312:30pm JVRose ParkPitts ParkW9-0
3/5/231:00pmGrasslandPitts ParkL0-10
3/6/236:00pm JVPope PrepPope PrepT5-5
3/6/237:30pm VPope PrepPope PrepW13-3
3/8/23TBDBrentwood AcademyBrentwood AcademyL0-5
3/20/234:30pmNashville CatsHillsboro High SchoolL6-13
3/21/235:00pm JVMBA JVMBAL5-14
3/23/234:30pmGrace ChristianHillsboro High SchoolL3-17
3/27/234:30pmUSNHillsboro High School
3/28/235:00pm JVNashville CatsPitts ParkL0-16
3/28/236:30pm VNashville CatsPitts ParkL2-10
3/29/234:30pm JVSunset Middle SchoolSunset Middle SchoolW11-6
4/3/234:30pmCPAHillsboro High SchoolL8-11
4/4/235:00pm JVHillwood Cluster BSAA ParkL3-5
4/4/236:30pm VHillwood Cluster BSAA ParkW10-0
4/11/235:00pm VUSNUSNT5-5
4/13/234:45pm JVLipscomb AcademyPitts ParkL7-12
4/13/236:30pm VLipscomb AcademyPitts ParkL1-18
4/17/234:45pmFRAHillsboro High School
HVAC First Round
HVAC Semifinals
HVAC Finals

Our Sponsors

A special shoutout to our Matador Baseball team sponsors!


How can You Help with Matador Athletics?

1. Donate to a sports team. Teams are funded by MNPS and funds are limited. Connect with your child’s coach about how you can support their team directly.

2. Provide rides to games/meets and snacks and drinks on game/meet days. Connect with your child’s coach about how you can support their team directly.

3. Support your teams by attending events! The Matadors are an athletic powerhouse and are so thankful for the support of our fans!

Head Coach