The Texas Marshals of the Texas Collegiate League3, announced today, their new head coach for the 2015 season.
Brian Master, a seasoned veteran of college and high school baseball in the area.
Master takes over the Marshals for the 2015 season after Louisiana State University- Shreveport Assistant Coach, Brent LaValle took the reigns in 2014.
Master coached at Blinn Junior College near Brennan, Texas, Texas Weslyn College in Tarrant County,, as well as most recently, Richardson J.J. Pearce High School.
Master helps elevate players skills at this level of baseball, where it is not trying to “re-tool” the player, just get him better with the environment of hitting with a wood bat, as well as pitching with wooden bats. “It’s a different feel, and different sound, when a ball comes off of a bat.” Master used to be a hard throwing, left handed pitcher, however, he knows tha as a coach in this league, you have to have a good balance at all the disciplines.
Master was a coach under former Texas Ranger All Star second baseman and short stop, Toby Harrah, Harrah was his hitting coach, and had stints not only in the college level but recently with the Detroit Tigers of the American League.
When Asked about his philosophy to coaching at this level, Master said that “we are not here to overhaul the player” that he is more interested in coaching them to be better with their skills.
Baseball has been said that is 90 percent mental, and that its 10 percent physical, that they already have the physical skills, and that it’s the “six inches between the ears” that has to be honed, and to put into the head of players that, according to Master, “I need to get a hit, versus, I got to get a hit”,. It gives relief to the stress level on a player.
Master has also named two assistant coaches for the season, one is Mike Taylor who will handle the pitchers, and most of the time be on the home schedule, the other is the Varsity Assistant Coach on the Richardson Eagles High School baseball team, Jason Smiga, he will is Master’s hitting coach and first base coach.
The season for the Texas Marshals starts on May 28th, 2015 at 7:05 against the East Texas Pump Jacks, and for ticket information, log on to the website, www.tclmarshalsbaseball.com . Groups and single tickets are available.
For more information for Coach Brian Master, contact Director of Communications Dave Michaels at firstname.lastname@example.org or Twitter handle @Dav_Radio. -30-
Source: Official Texas Marshals Team Site News