"Coaching Pitchers" is a great learning tool for both pitchers and coaches, from Little League to college ball. If you pitch or coach pitchers, try the ideas of a truly dedicated pitching coach who has worked long and hard at his job and his love." Kevin BrownLos Angeles Dodgers """This book is an excellent example of why Spanky McFarland is one of the best coaches in the country. If you want to elevate your pitchers and pitching staff, this book is a must!""" Rocky P. ManuelHead baseball coachBellaire High School, Houston, Texas "Spanky has worked to become one of the finest instructors in pitching fundamentals, mental preparation, and injury prevention as well as the other parts of pitching. This book will benefit any player or coach who wants to better himself on all phases of pitching.""" Smoke LavalHead baseball coachLouisiana State University """Spanky is one of the most knowledgeable pitching coaches in baseball. You can get all the ins and outs of how to become a better pitcher in his new book. Learn how to win from one of the best.""" Jim MorrisHead baseball coachUniversity of Miami From Collegiate Baseball"""One of the classic books ever written on the subject of pitching is" Coaching Pitchers "by Joe Spanky McFarland. Considered one of the gurus of pitching, McFarland's book is a timeless treasure for pitchers and pitching coaches which was first copyrighted in 1985." From Scholastic Coach & Athletic Director"""Spanky covers the entire waterfront graphically and knowingly "
About the Author
Joe "Spanky" McFarland is the head baseball coach at James Madison University. He started his coaching career in 1977 and has coached at Florida State, Georgia Tech, South Florida, and Northern Illinois University before taking over at JMU in 1998. McFarland has coached 55 pitchers who have signed professional contracts. In 2002, he was named the Colonial Athletic Conference's Baseball Coach of the Year.