30 - Adam Posey Eastern Mennonite University "Pillars of a Program"
Better Men, Better Ballplayers
Bio Current Head Coach at Eastern Mennonite University to become the 11th HC in the programs 52 years After graduating from EMU in 2014 he came on the Royals staff to become the first full time assistant coach. Serves the Fellowship of Christian athletes A leader among the faculty and staff at EMU that aligns to their Christian values. Show Notes Fall has more focus on development and built individual development plan due to given more days with the teamAssistant coach has title of director of player development Baseline testing - on base u (mobility), blast, hitting/pitching rapsodo Comparison to the team to develop a plan 3 things to accomplish in practice: compete, mindful, and fun! You are the bowling ball, we are the guide rails! Be your best coach!! Getting strength coach certification to help tailor strength programs Access google drive for ind development plans (IDP) Freshman/soph (younger guy) teams development mode in the spring, starters will focus on more approach Changed the focus of practice from time, to feel and environment! Fast paced practice, music, and shortened time of team practice All teaching is done before we get on the field Guided meditation has been a big success, and is built into practice Use a guided meditation app, players can pick the GM of the day Heads Up baseball by Ken Ravizza!!! I didn’t get physically better, but my mind got sharper! The breath is the biggest skill that most guys coming into college baseball need!! What does your routine look like? What is your release to get your back into green light mode? Script out the routine, and you don’t get to practice until it is written out ****3 Pillars; Compete for championships, Graduating, and Giving back to the community What is the process, everyday discipline to get to that point?? If the actions are not aligned with the processes/behaviors we need to switch it up Get guys to buy into that everyday process (how we take care of our guys) Week 1 goal and habit assessment Goals - what do you want to achieve Habits - what does your day look like The best players for EMU have been people who are about giving back to the community. firstname.lastname@example.org @adamposey
Eastern Mennonite University is a beautiful little school, nestled right up next to the much larger James Madison University and the beautiful Shenendoah National Park, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. We’ve had the chance to talk with [...]