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02
27
2020

The Hitting Intern Blog | Driveline Week 2

Stopped In My TRAQ I had a different approach as I entered Week Two of my internship here at Driveline. I’m not feeling like a deer in headlights on a freeway. I now have to navigate my own progression on a daily basis. At the beginning of the week, I shadowed Hetz during his swing design appointmen...

02
26
2020

TRAQ Series: Junior College, Parkland Community College

For this week’s TRAQ Series blog, Jeremy Tecktiel, TRAQ Project Manager, talked to Jon Goebel, Head Coach at Parkland Community College, about how he has been able to implement TRAQ into their program.  At Parkland, Goebel is very familiar with Driveline, so adopting TRAQ felt like a natural progres...

02
25
2020

Seqnzr: Simulation Modeling for Lineup Optimization

“Sees spin well and has decent power—let’s see how he does in the 3-hole.”  “We need speed in the leadoff spot to take the extra base and put pressure on the defense.”  There is value in having a good intuition and using qualitative information when building a lineup. Maybe this intuition comes from...

02
18
2020

TRAQ Series: Division I Program, College of Central Florida

Jeremy Tecktiel, TRAQ Project Manager, caught up with the Assistant Coach and Pitching Coach at the College of Central Florida, Brett Merritt, to talk about how they are using TRAQ at one of the top junior college baseball programs in the country. Shortly after they spoke, Brett accepted a new posit...

02
13
2020

The Hitting Intern Blog | Driveline Baseball Week 1

For the next 12 weeks, I will be posting a weekly update of what I am learning here at Driveline Baseball. I will be talking about my thoughts going in, and at the end of each week, I will focus on the material that I learned, observed, and/or material I discussed with trainers or trainees. I am mai...

02
11
2020

TRAQ Series: Division I Program, Northwestern University

For this week’s TRAQ Series blog, Jeremy Tecktiel, TRAQ Project Manager, talked to a couple of members of the baseball coaching staff at Northwestern University: Associate Head Coach Josh Reynolds and Assistant Coach Dusty Napoleon. They started using TRAQ this fall and are ready to roll it out in a...

02
11
2020

Motus Global Acquisition: Vision and Strategic Roadmap

We Acquired Motus Global! As announced Monday, Driveline Baseball has acquired the sport sensor assets of Motus Global–specifically all sensor code and inventory, all trademarks and patents, all databases, and all outstanding contracts. This begins a new era in Driveline’s history. One that wi...

02
04
2020

TRAQ Series: Division I Program, Indiana University

Jeremy Tecktiel, TRAQ Project Manager, caught up with Denton Sagerman, Director of Baseball Operations and Pitching Development at Indiana University, to discuss how they have been able to implement TRAQ in Bloomington at one of the Big Ten’s top programs.  Like most coaches Jeremy has spoken with,...

01
28
2020

TRAQ Series: High School Coach

Wyatt Shackleford is the first-year head coach at Mira Mesa High School. Before he started, he said the program really wasn’t measuring things. “Realistically, it was pretty much just by the eye. There wasn’t a whole lot of measurement going on because there were no systems to actually measure thing...

01
21
2020

TRAQ Series: Division II Athlete

Jeremy Tecktiel, TRAQ Project Manager, interviewed a Division II college pitcher who has been using a free athlete account for TRAQ. We won’t be using his name or the name of his school in this blog in order to preserve his eligibility.  In high school, this athlete used plyocare balls and weighted...