ST. OLAF BASEBALL CLINIC SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2019 Buntrock Commons
7:45-8:30 Registration and Coffee
8:30-8:35 Welcome and Schedule for the Day - Matt McDonald
8:35-9:15 Ty McDevitt – “Coaching Today’s Pitchers”
9:15-9:55 Terry Ryan and Guest
9:55-10:10 Coffee Break
10:10-10:50 Ryan Holmgren – “Buying In – Motivating High School Players to do the Little Things Right”
10:50--11:30 David Pearson – “A Foundational Plan for Teaching Hitting”
11:30 – 11:50 MSHSBCA Meeting
1:00-2:15 Rotating 15 Minute Drill Sessions in the Tostrud Fieldhouse Our clinicians will present in a drill format.
Topics include hitting, pitching, catching and strength training for baseball players.
2019 Clinicians Ty McDevitt – Named U of M Pitching Coach in 2017 – Gopher Staff Achieved a 3.68 ERA the Last Two Seasons While Winning 80 Games – Cutting Edge Teacher – 4 Year Pitcher on the Gopher Staff – Eastview High School Graduate
Terry Ryan- Janesville, WI Native – 1972 Twins Draft as a LHP - General Manager of the ’02, ’03, ’04, ’06 Division Champion Minnesota Twins - Former Professional Scout - Two Time MLB Executive of the Year - Married to Karilyn with Children Tim and Kathleen – Tim Pitched for the U of MN
Ryan Holmgren – Elk River High School Head Coach – VP of MSHSBCA – Teaches at Jackson Middle in Champlin – Played at Anoka Ramsey and Bemidji State University - Daughter Reece
David Pearson- Named Head Coach at DMACC in 2016 after 8 Years at NDSU as an Assistant – Passionate Teacher and Hitting Coach - Produced 20+ Pro Players in his Career - Played on 2 Regional Championship Teams at Mayville State – Married to Keleigh with Children Carter an Berkely
Matt McDonald – 551-361 Record as St. Olaf Head Coach - 7 Championship Teams – 10 Players Have Signed Professional Contracts –Married to Barb, VP Partnerships, Equifax Canada – Daughter Katie, Former St. Olaf Volleyball Captain – Son Tommy, Current St. Olaf Infielder 2019