DeMatha High School Baseball

coach-sean-oconnorDeMatha HS baseball head coach first to use pro-level mindset indicator

March 19, 2015 Hyattsville, MD  The Right Profile interviewed DeMatha high school head baseball coach Sean O’Connor about being the first high school baseball coach to use the TAP® 360, the same athlete mindset indicator used by pro teams like the Kansas City Royals and Washington Nationals.

TRP: First, congratulations on being inducted into the Baltimore Boys of Summer Hall of Fame later this spring along with Brooks Robinson and Al Kaline.

Coach O’Connor: Yes, I’m in rarified air. All I want is a picture of us together!

TRP: You’ve had some recent successes, winning your title last year and the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship in 2013. Why did you consider adding this pro-level system to your program?

Coach O’Connor: With my 2013 team I felt I really knew those kids, I had […]

2016-11-01T23:41:04+00:00 Article, Baseball, High School|

Inside the Helmet

by Jay Mack

Inside the Helmet

I was reflecting on our last season this past spring while scanning the newspaper one morning.  I nearly fell out of my chair when I saw an article written by Ron Borges of the Boston Globe.  The article started out with: “Bill Belichick still remembers the first time he saw what Bob Troutwine could do.”

This took me back several years when I was the head coach at Christian High School in San Diego.  A private school, we could offer tuition paid spots to promising athletes.  I was doing a lot of hand-wringing over some misgivings about my prospects.  I picked up the phone and called the San Diego Chargers, to find out how they dealt with these issues in the NFL Draft.  That was when I first heard of Bob Troutwine.

I called Dr. Troutwine and explained my situation.  He was […]

2017-02-27T22:03:55+00:00 Article, Football|