Volunteer coaches abound in baseball, but the volunteer coaches at the NCAA D1 level are a bit different. There are a good percentage of these guys who are retired coaches and still have a lot to offer, but don’t really need a paying gig. The largest percentage of D1 volunteer coaches, however, are guys like Penn State’s Blake Beemer, who are trying to get their foot in the coaching door. For these guys, working hours similar to or longer than the head coach is not unusual. But they’ll do whatever they can to pursue the path of their passion. Blake Beemer is one of those guys. Thinking about getting into coaching? You’re not going to want to skip this one.
Headed to Packerland today to talk to a coach about baseball. Ryan McGinnis is the head coach of an incredibly successful baseball program at Kimberly High School in Kimberly, Wisconsin. His Papermakers finished second in […]
It’s back to back NCAA D2 coaches on Top Coach Podcast. We’ve had more than a handful of D2 coaches, but none of their schools are quite like this one. The University of the Sciences […]
In part two of our conversation with the University of Virginia’s Brian O’Connor, we get into some of the more philosophical areas of coaching and then park a while in the area of staffing. The […]