We’ve got a special episode of Top Coach Baseball today, as we talk to the head coach of Gatlinburg-Pittman (TN) High School. Most of you are aware of the wildfires that devastated the area last week. Coach Travis Hart has been a busy man since then, first offering his indoor baseball facility for a place
This might be the very first coach that we’ve had on Top Coach that has never ever gotten paid a cent for coaching, despite the fact that he’s done it for years. And as you’ll hear in the interview, Brian Summar, assistant coach at Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is loving every minute and
Here’s another local guy with a national impact. Whether it’s because of his work with USA Baseball, his keen and witty insights on Twitter, or his successful run at Cookeville (TN) High School, Butch Chaffin has carved out a nice niche in the amateur baseball coaching community. Coach Chaffin knew at an early age that
We’ve got a long overdue interview with a Director of Baseball Operations. We’re seeing this position pop up more and more — and not just in D1 baseball. Seems the idea is really catching on. And after listening to this episode, you may just want to explore the position a little further yourself. You might
He played his college ball with Ben Zobrist at Olivet Nazarene College in Bourbonnais, Illinois, among other places. He then started his coaching odyssey, which at one point involved living in the basement of the football coach’s house. Ryan Schmalz is now racking up the wins and building a solid program at Trevecca Nazarene University.
In this episode we’re talking to the head coach at Lee University, Mark Brew. Coach Brew has been an active participant in moving the Flames from NAIA to NCAA Division 2 and the Gulf South Conference in recent years. With the move comes increased obligations and expectations. But Coach Brew doesn’t sound like one to
Xan Barksdale made an impact as a catcher and now he’s making an impact by teaching catchers, both as an assistant at East Tennessee State University and with projects such as Catching-101.com. Xan grew up in Mississippi and after a couple of years at Holmes Community College, he finished up his schooling at Ole Miss.
We’ve give him sufficient time to breathe, do a few speaking engagements, and run a camp, so we’ve finally pulled Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin back to the microphone for our first chat since the Commodores won the College World Series. Fresh off a week of his high school camp, Coach Corbin talks a bunch in
We’re headed back to high school in this episode of Top Coach. Our guest in the head coach at Davidson Academy, Dennis Winn. Davidson Academy is a small private school in Nashville, Tennessee. Coach Winn played D1 college baseball and spent two years in the Phillies’ organization. But it’s what led up to that point
More than two decades of coaching and currently leading one of the top programs in the country and he’s returning my text messages at 5:00 in the morning. That should tell you a lot of what you need to know about Vanderbilt‘s Tim Corbin. He started off sleeping in a car while on recruiting trips.