Jon Case, of Tennessee, an amazing baseball coach, passed away July 28, 2021. was a great baseball coach. He was a huge supporter of Music City Baseball
Jon Case was the director of LineDrive Nation team in Middle Tennessee. He has been a great mentor and a source of inspiration to others.
There are no further details regarding the cause of his death. Our thoughts are with his wife, Tammy Haislip Case, other family members and loved ones affected by his death.
”We coached together for 5 years. 9 great seasons. I learned more about coaching baseball from him than anyone I’ve ever known. He sacrificed his free time for my kid. He taught my kid. He coached my kid. He loved my kid. He wanted what was best for my kid, even when it was hard. But beyond the field, he was my friend. A real friend. We talked about baseball, but we talked about life, politics, business, traveling, whatever. That’s what I’ll miss the most. Random texts with pics of MLB teams in bizarre shifts (which he hated). We were very different in our actions/reactions (I wish I had his calm demeanor), but we saw the world the same way. He was a true teacher and helper, and someone I admired. I’m thankful for all the times we had. Please, pray for his wife. She is AMAZING and has been by his side throughout. She loves our kids like they are her own. In the video of Keegan’s first HR, her voice is the loudest…and I’ll always treasure that. Tammy Haislip Case , we love you. Line Drive Nation is our family. It’s been a true honor to coach alongside Jon for so many years, and an even greater honor to be his friend. See you soon, Jon. I hope your Field of Dreams has a brand new Fungo-Man that never breaks down….” Zachary Bannister posted on Facebook.
”We are heartbroken to learn the news of the passing of our friend, Jon Case. Jon was an amazing ambassador for the game, a huge supporter of Music City Baseball, and a fantastic baseball coach. Our thoughts go out to his family, his beautiful wife Tammy, his friends, and all of those players he coached over the years. Rest In Peace, my friend. If you know anything about travel baseball in Middle Tennessee you would probably know Jon Case….”Music City Baseball expressed grief on Facebook.
“LineDrive Nation” was his teams and on a hot July afternoon in 2019 I took Jake down to meet him and tryout. Jake’s effort level was the best I’d seen. I said Jake I’m proud of you , “you Hustled today” Jake said “ Dad it’s LineDrive”. We played for coach Jon that fall and still to this day have never seen a coach that ran a practice like he did !! Wow. If LineDrive wasn’t 72miles one way from my house Jake would Still be playing there. Miss you Coach and thank you !!Miss Tammy our heart goes out to you. Jon Case…” Steven Ray Skelton Jr posted on Facebook.
”I am very saddened. I just learned that my friend, Jon Case died. I first connected with Jon as a client. Jon taught hitting lessons through his company Line Drive Nation. My son needed some help. Jon was an amazing teacher. He knew hitting. He communicated well with my son. He was so kind and encouraging. I am and have been a very happy customer.
Jon helped my son in a way that I could not. As a father, I appreciate that contribution to my son. We grew to love that video analysis. “Hey Joseph. Thanks for the video. Let’s take a look at what we’ve got…”
Over time, Jon became a friend. We both coached 11u travel baseball teams. Jon was always willing to listen, talk, encourage, and help. Jon was genuinely excited when others found success. He would celebrate it.
Our teams played against each other in our last tournament this summer. It was a fun way to end the season. My son, my wife, and I got to say in person how much we appreciated Jon.
Last night, Joseph and I sat on a bed and cried together. We are sad. Our friend is gone.
I am sure that I am just one of many people impacted by Jon and Line Drive Nation. I am so thankful for Jon and his contribution. Tammy Haislip Case – we are so sorry for your loss, and we are praying for the Lord to be present and comforting during this time….” Jamie Mosley reacted on Facebook.
Funeral/Obituary arrangements will be made public by the family of the deceased in due time.