Phil played Varsity Baseball at Long Reach High School. He started instructor younger players at an early age by working alongside coached at various camps and clinics. While attending Rutgers University he played Club Baseball for four years and led the team to a North Atlantic East Division Championship in 2004. Phil took his love of baseball to the next level when opening Extra Innings in 2007, and eventually moving to Elkridge in 2011. Since then he has helped hundreds of players improve their game through private lessons, camps and clinics.