Mike Maack

Head Coach

- Pitching instructor and National Team evaluator for Team USA 18U Baseball from 2012 to 2014 - Pitching Instructor for USA Baseball 17U National Training Developmental Program - 2013 Pitching Coach for the Gold Medal winning Team USA 18U National Team at the 18U World Cup in Taichung, Taiwan. - 5th round draft pick of the Chicago Cubs in the 1979 January draft - Pitched professionally in the Minnesota Twins organization 1982-1985 - Selected to the Double-A All-Star team in 1984 - Mastered the LHP pick off to 1B (100+ pick offs in college and 90+ pick offs in pro ball) - 35 years of coaching experience at the NCAA D1 level, High School level and as a private instructor. --University of Central Florida - Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator (1988-1996) --University of Tennessee - Pitching Coach and Recruiter (1996-1998) --Tennessee Tech University - Head Coach (1998-2001) --Prestonwood Christian Academy - Head Coach (2001-present) --Palmetto Sr. High School as a pitching coach (1985-1988) --Private Pitching Instructor (1981-present) - 6-time guest speaker at the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) National Clinic on Pitching and the LHP Pick Off move to 1B - Currently serve on the Arm Injury and Prevention Committee of the American Baseball Coaches Association - Authored a book titled "The Move" detailing a guaranteed method of teaching the lefthanded pickoff to 1B. - Authored the chapter titled "Pickoffs and Run Downs" in the nationally sold book Gold Glove Baseball by the American Baseball Coaches Association - Guest speaker nationally and internationally at over 50 Baseball Coaching Clinics on pitching - Coached 87 players who have been drafted by professional teams --7 1st round draft picks -- 10 MLB players

Coaching Staff