Brad Unger Selected As New Head Baseball Coach At Culver-Stockton College
Coach Caliendo delves into the college ranks with one of the up and coming
college baseball coaches in the country. This interview has a lot of great
information from Recruiting, Scholarships, Player development, Technology,
Dealing with Failure, Adaptive Learning, Random/Block and Deep training,
Screen testing players and so much more.
If you’re a coach at any level, player and parent, there is so much to take
from this interview. Not your average college baseball coach. Up to date
with the times and always learning.
Bradley Unger Twitter @B_unger34
SC Director of Athletics Pat Atwell announced Tuesday that Brad Unger has
been hired as the new head baseball coach at Culver-Stockton College in
Unger joins the Wildcat program after a five-year stint as the head coach at
Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois.
Unger compiled a 141-116-1 overall record while at WCC, That includes a
school record 37 victories in 2016 when he led the Chiefs to the NJCAA
Division III World Series and was subsequently named the Region IV Division
III and NJCAA District B Coach of the Year.
Under Unger’s guidance, Waubonsee averaged 28 victories per year in his five
seasons at the helm, including a 30-23 mark in 2019.
During his tenure the Chiefs have had 36 players earn All-Illinois Skyway
Collegiate Conference (ISCC) honors, 20 have attained all-region status,
while three have been named NJCAA
All-Americans. While at Waubonsee, Unger served as the Assistant Regional
Director for the Great Lakes Region with USA Baseball in their NTIS
(National Team Identification Series)
program. At C-SC he will remain with USA Baseball and serve as the
Coordinator for the State of Missouri.
Unger was in his first season managing the DuPage Pistol Shrimp of the
Prospect League, a summer collegiate league with teams in Illinois,
Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia,
but resigned those duties when he was hired for the Culver-Stockton
Unger coached 16 seasons in the Aurora American Legion League, directing his
teams to over 200 wins and a league title in 2011.
Before taking over at Waubonsee Unger was the head varsity baseball coach at
Hinckley-Big Rock High School for three seasons.
He guided the Royals to the Little Ten Conference title (2013) and the
regional championship game in 2013 and 2014.
Unger earned his Associate’s degree from Waubonsee in 2001, his Bachelor’s
degree from Elmhurst College in 2003, double majoring in business
administration and marketing, and his
Master’s degree from Concordia University-Irvine in 2015, majoring in
coaching and athletic administration: exercise sports science.
He and his wife, Shannon, have two children, daughter Madelyn and son
* Developing Culture
* Player Development
* Using science in college baseball
* What turns you off in players as a coach?
* Measure/Quantify and Defend
* Dealing with failure
* Training to deal with failure
* Working on defensive situations
* Adaptive learning process
* Dealing in game situations
* Communicating with today’s players
* See it, feel it and do it
* Training at game speed
* Random, Block and Deep training
* Screen testing your players
* Utilizing technology to make your players better, interested and
creating a fun atmosphere
* And more.
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