Nick Holmes has spent his life in the game of baseball as a player, professional coach, amateur & professional scout and, baseball consultant. A former U.S. Marine, and Gulf War Veteran, Coach Holmes has worked with players, coaches, associations and international federations at every level from grassroots to the professional ranks in over 15 countries on four continents. Stops along his journey include coaching and scouting with the Oakland A’s, Texas Rangers, Costa Rica National Team and most recently Major League Baseball’s Scouting Bureau. He is the creator of World Baseball Experience.com, a writer, speaker, and host of the popular podcast Love the Game.Love the Dream where he interviews the baseball world’s brightest and most innovative minds proving you do not have to be a #1 Draft Pick or a future HOFer to have a successful career in the sport of baseball. Currently, he is the Founder and International Scouting Director of Global Sports Metrics, Ltd. and serves as the Director of Player and Coach Development for Nanaimo Minor Baseball located where he lives with his wife Colette and his daughter Harper Grace in Nanaimo, BC on beautiful Vancouver Island.