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04
22
2020

The Hitting Intern Blog | Driveline Week 6

As a coach, I have probably used the word “compete” in a sentence way too many times. We are never satisfied with how our team competes during a loss to a team we feel we should beat. We also use this word to keep morale high in the clubhouse or to boost our egos when we played a good team close but...

04
18
2020

The Hitting Intern Blog | Driveline Week Five

Understanding Swing Design The main thing I wanted to touch base on for this week at Driveline Baseball is the process of understanding swing design. Swing design is a chance for a trainer to get one-on-one hitting time with each athlete, and it happens once every three to four weeks. I like to thin...

03
23
2020

The Hitting Intern Blog | Driveline Week Four

Entering into week four, it’s hard to believe that I have been here for nearly a full month. I feel as though I have finally gotten myself into a groove, where that overwhelming feeling isn’t happening every second of every day. Even though there are times at Driveline where you are “thrown to the w...

03
03
2020

TRAQ Series: Training Academy, Force Baseball

In our first non-school-related blog in the TRAQ series, we wanted to highlight Force Baseball. Force Baseball is a training academy for youth teams located in Ohio. They have done some awesome things with TRAQ that we have not seen from schools or many other facilities. They also had us come out to...

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
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
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...

01
14
2020

TRAQ Series: NAIA Coach

In the month since we’ve launched the free thirty-day trial version of TRAQ, we have had a lot of schools and facilities do some great things with the thirty days.   Jeremy Tecktiel, TRAQ Project Manager, was able to connect with Ottawa University coach Gabe Grinder to learn a little more abou...

09
03
2019

Baseball Australia and TRAQ

One of the earliest users of our TRAQ software was Baseball Australia. We recently spoke with their general manager of performance pathways and athlete development, Glenn Williams, to discuss how they have benefitted from the adoption.  Baseball Australia was initially interested in using TRAQ to co...

07
30
2019

Validating Rapsodo 2.0: Pitch Design Made Easier

As player development in baseball continues to rapidly evolve, the demand from coaches and facility owners to integrate sophisticated, reliable, and affordable technology into their players’ training plans has never been higher. In recent years, many products have entered the marketplace attempting...