TC411: Drew Briese, Centre College

If you need to consult with someone on the work-life balance issue, look no further than Drew Briese of Centre College Baseball and USA Baseball. Despite a very full plate, he notes that his schedule is manageable and that the time with his family is sacred. Good model for this successful coach.

In this episode of Top Coach, we talk to Coach Briese about Centre College and Danville, Kentucky, growing up in Maryland and Knoxville, being a 3-sport athlete, choosing a college, catching skills, baseball playing career at Centre College, initial career in government work, his start in coaching as a high school volunteer, coaching at Transylvania and Birmingham Southern with Jan Weisberg, landing the job at Centre, new baseball facility, recruiting, USA Baseball, and quality of life perspective.

In this episode, Coach Briese and Jack mentioned:
Taylor Valentine (Assistant Coach Spotlight, February 21, 2020)
Jan Weisberg (Top Coach episode 111 and 156)
Brooks Webb (Top Coach episode 334)
Ed Flaherty (Top Coach episode 23)

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Photo credit:  Centre College Athletics
Intro Music: Matt’s Blues, Kevin MacLeod (
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