Mike Murray


Coach Murray has directed the Virginia Baseball Club since 1992. He has been coaching varsity level baseball since 1988. Since 2003 he has been the assistant varsity baseball coach at Yorktown High School (Eight National District Championship Titles). Mike spent four years as the associate head varsity baseball coach at O'Connell High School (WCAC Champs and #3 ranking in Washington Post in 2001), after spending the previous seven years as the head varsity baseball coach at Wakefield High School. Among the teams Mike has managed include the Arlington American Legion Post 139, Alexandria American Legion Post 129 (co-founder). Mike taught Sociology and Psychology at Yorktown and Washington-Lee HS for 22 years. He was named in "Who's Who Among American Teachers" in 2006.

Mike is the author of two baseball books, "Complete Baseball Coach's Handbook" and "Youth Baseball Coach's Playbook." Mike has presented at dozens of coaching workshops nationally and internationally as a certified trainer for the Positive Coaching Alliance and for Major League Baseball International - Latin America. In February 2006, Coach Murray was recognized by the International Sport Institute as one of nine coaches nationwide for his work in promoting a positive sports culture in his community.

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Teaching Hitting
Phases of Hitting Common Hitting Flaws and Drills


Guía del Entrenador de Béisbol Infantil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,440. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Baseball
Este es un libro sobre los métodos más efectivos para la enseñanza de béisbol adecuada para los niveles infantiles. Coach Murray presenta de manera sencilla, información útil para el entrenador. Esta guía está bien organizada para que el entrenador pueda planear su temporada y también como un recurso de referencia durante la temporada. Además de ser una guía que explica muy bien los métodos de
Youth Baseball Coach's Playbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
The VBC Youth Coach Playbook for Ages 5-9 is a picture guide with age-appropriate, game-like drills for skill development. Included are coach skills for making the the youth game a fun and valuable experience. This playbook will set you up for a great season with youth baseball. It features photos and pictures to help you visualize your practice.

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