Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association Podcast
Mental Side of Baseball -Alan McDougal, head baseball coach at Colleyville Heritage High School
In this podcast Alan McDougal, head baseball coach at Colleyville Heritage High School will focus on the "Mental Side of the Game". Coach McDougal's Panthers are the 2019 5A State Champs and Alan is the THSBCA Assistant Secretary
John Adair THSBCA President HC Malakoff HS - Practice Organization
Coach John L. Adair
Education: Graduate of Cayuga High School 1981
Graduate of Missouri Valley College 1989
Master of Education SFA 1997
Coaching Experience: 36th year (5 years asst. in college, 31st as High School Head Coach)
Asst. Coach North Lake Community College 1984-87
Asst. Coach Missouri Valley College 1987-89
Head Coach Elkhart High School 1989-1993, 2004- 2019
Head Coach Hudson High School 1993-1999
Head Coach Athens High School 1999-2001
Head Coach Malakoff High School 2001-2004, 2019-current
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Austin Bickerton Sharyland HS "Bullpens and the New Era of Coaching Baseball"
Austin Bickerton is the pitching coach for Sharyland HS. Austin will be covering the different types of bullpens that Sharyland uses and all of the new technology and resources available to baseball coaches. Coach Bickerton discusses OnBase U, Rapsodo, Driveline and SportsYou.
Armando Sedeno HC Langham Creek HS
Ranked in the top 10 nationally and also ranked in the top twenty nationally six times.
• 600 plus victories
• 1986 State Finals Brownfield Cubs
• 2016 State Semi-Finals Langham Creek Lobos
• Coached over 150 players to sign/play at the next level.
• Coached 38 years with 33 as a head coach, the last 30 years at Langham Creek.
• 1 st President of the Houston Area Baseball Coaches Association
• Play-offs 23 years
• Spoke at the ABCA National Convention in 2014
• THSBCA Officer
• 2015 Ray Knoblauch Coaching Award Recipient
Other tidbits: Married to Diana Sedeno 42 years 3 Children Rico AnnDrea Ryan 3 Grandchildren Christian Bella David
Heath Autrey “Building Overachievers” HC Corsicana HS
Heath Autrey has 21 years of baseball coaching experience at every level including minor league baseball, NCAA I, NJCAA, High School,and the highest level of club baseball in the United States. These experiences have prepared to communicate effectively and relate to the student-athletes and parents of this generation. He has true passion for leadership and for making a positive impact on the future of all the students that I come into contact with.
His recent experience is as the Head Baseball Coach and Physical Education instructor at Corsicana High School. He is responsible for a baseball program with over 70 student-athletes, teaching 3 classes of physical education classes with the average class size of 70 students, as well as maintaining our baseball facilities at James G Price Field. He is currently an Associate Scout for the Baltimore Orioles and his responsibilities are to help identify and evaluate professional baseball prospects in the North Texas area.
Todays podcast focuses on "Building Overachievers" through well organized offensive and defensive practices
Kevin Ham San Diego Padres Scout - Scouting Do's and Don'ts
Today's THSBCA podcast feature Kevin Ham of the San Diego Padres. Kevin is a member of the El Paso Sports Hall of Fame.
Inducted in 2014
Raised by a single “Mom” Marie Ham whom he credits as being the “strongest woman he has ever known” because she not only escaped the German occupation of her native France but also battled cancer and raised 4 children
Played football, baseball and basketball at Eastwood High School earning 8 letters
Earned All District and All City honors in football
Earned All District, All City and First Team All State honors in baseball
Bypassed a football scholarship to the University of Nebraska to sign with the California Angels as a 13th round Draft selection in 1993
In 1995, he was selected to the Northwest League All Star Team
In 1997, he hit 15 home runs and drove in 73 runs for the Cedar Rapids Kernels
In 1998, he set the current California League record for outfield assists playing for the Lake Elsinore Storm
In 2002, he earned the Angels “Scout of the Year” award
He served as Player Development and Hitting Coach for the Provo Angels
Worked as Area Scout for North and South Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Kansas and Arkansas
In 2011, he was promoted to Midwest Supervisor of Scouting/Cross Checker for the Angels
In 2017 he began an association with the San Diego Padres in their scouting department
Kevin married his high school sweetheart Jennifer Barron and they have two children Hunter and Amaray