HQ Coaching Staff: Dylan Rajkovich

Dylan Rajkovich heads player performance, our strength and conditioning program and coaches the 15U Americans. Rajkovich is a Top Tier alum, having played for our program from 2010-2012. Being a Tier alum, Rajkovich brings knowledge on the foundation Top Tier was built upon along with years of college coaching experience.

Rajkovich returned to Top Tier in 2021 and took on a more prominent role in February of 2022, taking the lead on strength and conditioning. He currently specializes in preventative care and recovery for pitchers. He is Baseball Flows certified which delves into the science of how the body moves.

Webster propelled his coaching career, which would continue at Transylvania University. Rajkovich held the title of head assistant and recruiting coordinator for the Pioneers. While at Transy (2018-2021), he instructed a crop of talent which included Trent Youngblood, Riley Wilbur, Hudson Chastain and more.

With two years of collegiate experience, Rajkovich signed to play for Webster University to finish his career. In 2015, he hit a notable three-run homer to send the Gorlocks to the Division III World Series. He would go on to earn SCIAC All-Conference First Team honors and was named to the All-Conference Academic First Team. He is currently listed Top-5 in the hit-by-pitch category at Webster. Following the 2016 season, Rajkovich graduated with a degree in Marketing and Advertising Communications with an emphasis in behavioral psychology. He would remain with Webster after graduation and was placed on staff as a volunteer assistant. Here, he coached Josh Fleming (Rays) who pitched in the World Series in 2020. Rajkovich was invited to play for the national Serbian baseball team in WBC qualifying. He would decline the invitation due to injury.

After his high school career, Rajkovich played at Saint Joseph's College in Indiana for two seasons. He played under Rick O'Dette and Ryan Wheat at SJC in 2013 and 2014 - Wheat now heads Top Tier Kentucky. Following the 2014 season, Rajkovich would transfer to Webster.

Rajkovich is an Orland Park, Ill. native and attended Sandburg High School. He played multiple sports in high school - baseball being his primary focus. He helped the Eagles to a SWSC championship during his tenure and achieved All-Conference honors his senior year.

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