2019 Speakers

Kai Correa in baseball uniform

Kai Correa

Low Level Infield Instructor, Cleveland Indians

Kai Correa begins his 2nd season as the Low Level Infield Instructor with the Cleveland Indians, where he works with the infielders in Rookie League and Class A ball.  Correa has been an assistant coach at DIII Puget Sound for 3 years and at D1 Northern Colorado for four years.  Kai is a rising star in baseball and we are very excited to have him present 2 times at the I-70 Baseball Coaches Clinic.

St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Shildt

Mike Shildt

Manager, St. Louis Cardinals

Mike Shildt is entering his second season as a member of the Cardinals Major League coaching staff and will be entering his first season as the team’s bench coach. Shildt has logged eight seasons as a manager in the Cardinals organization, the most recent at the triple-A level with the Memphis Redbirds (2015-16). He has compiled a career managerial record of 471-432 (.522) over his eight seasons, winning league championships in each of his three career playoff appearances.

Florida Seminoles Head Baseball Coach Mike Martin in uniform with sunglasses

Mike Martin

Head Baseball Coach, Florida State University

Mike Martin from Florida State University is Baseball’s All-Time Winningest Coach.  Coach Martin will surpass 2,000 career wins in the 2019 season, which will be his final season in the Seminoles dugout.  Martin, a 2007 ABCA Hall of Famer, has taken 16 teams to Omaha for the College World Series and has taken an amazing 41 straight Seminole teams into the postseason.

Derek Johnson in Milwaukee Brewer's uniform

Derek Johnson

Pitching Coach, Milwaukee Brewers

Johnson was pitching coach of the Vanderbilt Commodores from 2002 to 2012. In 2012, he left Vanderbilt to be the minor league pitching coordinator for the Chicago Cubs. Prior to the 2016 season, the Milwaukee Brewers hired Johnson to be their pitching coach. Derek Johnson is thought to be one of the most creative and innovative pitching coaches in the country.

Jason Ochart in Driveline Baseball shirt and hat

Jason Ochart

Director of Hitting, Driveline Baseball

Jason has been referred to as a “technology-oriented” person and has a strong passion for teaching and sharing his knowledge of the game. Currently, Jason is Director of Hitting at Driveline Baseball a Seattle based biomechanics lab doing research and training for professional hitters.

2018 Speakers

Fred Corral In black Missou Hat

Fred Corral

Pitching Coach, University of Missouri

Coach Corral has worked as pitching coach at Georgia, Tennessee, Memphis and Oklahoma and this is his first year at Missouri

Chris Burke Diamondbacks

Chris Burke

Former MLB Player, Premier Instructor

Chris Burke is one of the top hitting instructors in the Midwest. He is one of the top baseball players in SEC history, was a top draft pick and a former MLB infielder. He currently owns and operates the Chris Burke Baseball facility in Louisville.

Jerry Weinstein in Colorado Rockies Uniform

Jerry Weinstein

Manager, Hartford Yard Goats (AA - Rockies)

Jerry Weinstein is one of the most highly sought after clinicians in the country. He is currently the AA manager for the Colorado Rockies. He has coached at all levels of baseball, including: high school, junior college, Cape Cod league, Minor Leagues and in MLB with the Rockies. Coach Weinstein was the manager for Team Israel in the World Baseball Classic in 2017.

Pat Murphy

Pat Murphy

Bench Coach, Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers bench coach Pat Murphy spoke here in 2014 and is a very sought after speaker during the winter months. Murphy will speak multiple sessions.

2017 Speakers

Steve Bieser Southeast Missouri State baseball

Steve Bieser

Head Coach, University of Missouri

Finished 36-23 in his first season at the helm of Mizzou. Went 138-97 in 4 seasons as the HC at Southeast Missouri State. Played 13 seasons of pro baseball including time in MLB with the Mets and the Pirates.

Butch Thompson in Auburn uniform

Butch Thompson

Head Coach, HC Auburn University

Has coached in the SEC since 2002. Was named 2014 Baseball America Asst.  coach of the Year. Has worked at Georgia, Auburn,  Mississippi St., Birmingham Southern & Jeff State.

Anthony Iapoce in Texas Rangers uniform

Anthony Iapoce

Hitting coach, Texas Rangers

He has 12 years coaching & 11 seasons playing professional baseball. Has coached in the Marlins, Blue Jays and Cubs organizations.

Skip Bertman LSU Tigers Headshot

Skip Bertman

Athletics Director, LSU

Was a collegiate baseball coach for 26 years with an 870-330-3 record as an HC. He led LSU to 5 CWS titles, 11 CWS appearances, 16 NCAA Tourneys and 7 SEC titles. He was the HC for the 1996 U.S. Olympic baseball team and is in the ABCA and College Baseball Halls of Fame.

2016 Speakers

Rick Eckstein in Washington Nationals baseball uniform

Rick Eckstein

Minor League Hitting Coordinator, Minnesota Twins

In the summer of 2016, served as a roving instructor in the Twins organization after spending the spring of 2016 as the hitting coach for the University of Kentucky. In 2014 he was the Player Information coach, assistant hitting coach, and an advanced scout for the Los Angeles Angels. Prior to that he spent five seasons as the hitting coach for the Washington Nationals.

Pat McMahon in University of Florida Gators baseball uniform

Pat McMahon

International Player Development Coordinator, New York Yankees

Currently in his 6th year with the New York Yankees as their International Player Development Coordinator. McMahon is the 2015 Lefty Gomez Award winner from the ABCA. He owns a career head coaching record of 584-317-1 in stints at Mississippi State, Florida and Old Dominion

Leo Mazzone

Special advisor for Pitching, Furman University

Former Pitching Coach of the Atlanta Braves. Mazzone was a professional coach for 32 years including 17 seasons at the MLB level. His pitching staffs anchored 14 division winners in Atlanta over 15 seasons. He is number one in total MLB postseason games as a pitching coach.

Jack Leggett Clemson Tigers Headshot

Jack Leggett

Head Coach, Clemson University

Spent 22 seasons as the HC at Clemson University making the NCAA Tourney 21 times & made 6 trips to the CWS. He was also the HC at Western Carolina & Vermont & has 1,332 career wins.

2007 Speakers

Butch Thompson in Auburn uniform

Butch Thompson

Head Coach, HC Auburn University

Has coached in the SEC since 2002. Was named 2014 Baseball America Asst.  coach of the Year. Has worked at Georgia, Auburn,  Mississippi St., Birmingham Southern & Jeff State.

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