Category Archives: Coach Andy Hallett

Rebooting the System

Andy Hallett Head Baseball Coach A.C. Flora Here we are! Back to school!  The summer months have raced by and the new year is upon us.  If you are like me, you do not have the ability to keep your team together during the summer months for workouts and weight training.  Once school ends for us, I constantly remind our returning players that we will hit the ground running once the school year starts.  Even though I am not in daily contact with my players, I do reach out and send messages via Read more […]

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Coach Andy Hallett: Over the years I have heard all the lingo, the latest buzz, the newest and greatest thing when it comes to teaching how to get a hitter to hit the ball hard and stay consistently on the barrel.  MLB network, as well as many websites/blogs and self-proclaimed hitting coaches love to talk about: launch angle, exit velocities and any other “new and hot” ways to teach hitting.  I’ll be the first to tell you that is great; if it works for you. I have been a Ted Williams Read more […]

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Coach Andy Hallett Throughout my 20 years as a head coach, I have seen my share of talent come through with many different variables.  I have had 6’5” 220 all the way to 5’6” 140.  Over the years my rosters have been shaped by the hand that we are dealt in high school.  I refer to it as “stud poker”, he who bluffs best sometimes wins the hand. I believe that adapting to my roster from year to year has been one of the primary reasons we have been able to compete at such Read more […]

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Coach Andy Hallett: The Pre-Season Before The Holiday Is It Wasted Time?

Many of us high school coaches wonder what to do with our baseball team during the holiday break. We have seen great results with our pre-season strength training throughout the fall and we are now halfway through our pre-season throwing/arm care program.   We have also begun our tee work and fundamental skill work. And, while we don’t want to lose momentum, we also want to respect our players’ family obligations and avoid burning them out before the season even starts. So now every Read more […]

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The holiday season is upon us and it’s a great time to spend with family and friends.  The older and busier I get, the more I cherish these times. However, the holiday season can also be a time that offers many distractions that may make it harder for us to reach our goals.  Whether you’re an athlete that is in season and wants to perform at you’re absolute best, or you’re an out of season athlete training for your upcoming sports season, or you’re an adult that is trying to be healthy Read more […]

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