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Masters In Coaching Episode XIV: Head Baseball Coach Joe Turgeon

Posted on 11/19/2020 by Tim Cates

Joe Turgeon, MCAA Alumni, Head Baseball Coach for Concordia University Irvine

We’ve got a special guest this week. He was part of the National Championship team at Cal State Fullerton back in 2004. He was an Assistant Coach and is now Head Coach at Concordia University Irvine for their Baseball program. He helped lead the transition from NAIA to NCAA Division Two. He had a great 2020 season going with his team, earning a top 25 ranking before the pandemic started. He is Head Coach at Concordia University Irvine Baseball program, Joe Turgeon.

Show Highlights

  • The joy of playing baseball again after it was shut down in March
  • The PacWest schedule and hope for an abbreviated season
  • If we built it to be good once, we can build it again
  • How playing at Rosenblatt was a dream come true
  • His mentors: George Horton, Jason Gill, and Rick Vanderhook
  • Ken Revisa’s influence on Cal State Fullerton and collegiate baseball
  • The joy of teaching Advanced Strategies and Coaching Baseball each summer
  • Where he falls between analytics and the feel for the game of baseball

Tags: Masters in Coaching, Baseball, Coaching, Alumni, Faculty, MCAA Podcast

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