Luis Lopez is a Stamford High School graduate. During his time there, he played on the baseball team all four years, three of which were on varsity. His senior year, he made all FCIAC Central by posting the most strikeouts, and the best ERA in the league. After high school, Luis went to play in the Dominican Republic for two years. He had several professional tryouts, including training with the Yankees in the Dominican Summer League. Upon returning to the states, he went to Western Oklahoma State College for one year. Besides coaching here at Chelsea Piers over the last year, he has also coached in the Babe Ruth Program in Stamford for the last three years.