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.
Fresh off an NCAA D2 World Series championship in Texas, West Chester‘s Jad Prachniak was exactly where you’d think he would be when I caught up with him for this interview. That’s right — recruiting. […]
Colt Wolfe Cairn University Baseball Hometown: Eaton Rapids, Michigan Education: Calvin College Twitter: @coltwolfe Email: cw609 [at] cairn.edu Official bio The moment you first realized that you might like to make coaching part of your career. The […]
This is the first time we’ve presented an episode a second time. I’m often asked for episode recommendations and this is one that comes up often. Southern Maine’s Ed Flaherty is held in high regard […]