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My Back Ground and Experiences...

I have coached baseball for over 40 years on the HIgh School and College Level...I have had the pleasure to learn from some of the best coaches and I have tried to put some of their handouts, advise, drills, game procedures and techniques in writing for you to enjoy.

Retired Teacher / Baseball Coach / Football Coach / Chicago White Sox Instructor

Aurora University Baseball Pitching Coach           

Assistant Harper College Baseball Coach

Downers Grove South High School Coach

Illinois High School Baseball Hall of Fame Member

Downers Grove South Hall of Fame Coach

            

Quick Highlights

I have 33 years of experience coaching High School baseball. 

I have been involved in Coaching Clinics and Player Lessons for the Chicago White Sox for over 15 years.

I have currently written books on; Hitting, Pitching, Fielding, Coaching, Manuals and Team Play.

I have published articles in Professional magazines.

I am a member and a Board member of the IHSBCA.

I am in two Hall of Fames

Profile

I am a Motivated, Excited, Personable, and Highly Knowledgeable professional Coach and Teacher. I love to Teach the Game!

Education:    Graduated from Illinois State with a Bachelors degree in 1975                    

                       PE, Health and Driver Education

                       Masters degree from Northern Illinois University in 1985                           

                       PE for the Mildly Handicapped

                       Have also completed 60 hours past my Master Degree

Experiences:

                  Varsity Baseball player at Illinois State 1970-1974 with Coach Duffy Bass

                  Threw a no hitter at ISU in 1971, and was apart of another one 1971.

                  Pitching Coach for Aurora University / Assistant Coach at Harper College

                  An accomplished coach and well known coach in the State of Illinois with High Schools / Colleges.

                  Presently working for the Chicago White Sox Academy as an elite Hitting, Fielding and Pitching instructor. 

                  Have published Baseball articles in professional magazines and currently writing baseball books for coaches and

                  players.

         

Skill, Awards, and Summary of Professional Experience’s

            * Head Downers Grove South High School Varsity Baseball Coach                                   

            * Head Oregon High School Varsity Baseball Coach

            * Head Sophomore Football Coach                           

            * Board Member of IHSBCA,    IHSBCA All Area Chairman,   Chicago White Sox Liaison

            * Driver Education Teacher, Physical Education Teacher, Special Education Teacher (BD, MN, LD)

            * Special Education Hockey and Football Coach

            * Assistant Gymnastics Coach                                                          

            * Bulls/White Sox Academy Instructor and Camp Instructor

            * Multiple Area Coach of Year Winner                                            

            * Most wins by a Baseball Coach ever at DGS                                

            * West Suburban Gold Conference Rep (12 years)

            * Published 3 Professional Baseball articles in Coaching Magazines

            * 40+ Years of Coaching baseball and 35 years of Coaching football                                              

            * Baseball drill and practice specialist           

            * Received the IHSBCA Man of the Year 2007

            * Inducted into the Illinois Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008

            * Inducted into the Downers Grove South High School Athletic Hall of Fame 2013

            * Jack Kaiser All-Star game coach, Team Illinois Coach, White Sox Prospects Game Coach

            * Stevenson Showcase Coach

            * Currently written books on Hitting, Pitching, Defense, and Youth Coaching Manual

            * Currently writing Monthly Baseball magazine to be delivered over the email addresses of coaches/players