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Brad Thomas ex Minnesota Twins coaching clinics
BRAD THOMAS COACHING LESSONS NOW AVAILABLE!!!
Hi To All My Baseball Friends,
After many years of requests to start up a regular coaching routine here at home in Sydney, My schedule finally allows me to try and fill those requests.
My dream is building this into a formal Brad Thomas’s Big League Xperience Baseball Academy, at a later stage, to travel and host other academy’s from Interstate and Overseas using my contacts from professional baseball all over the world. I am looking into eventually building a training complex, complete with MLB replicated clubhouse with lockers, lounges and TVs, batting cages, pitching mounds and weight room here in Sydney. A place where our current and future MLB stars will all practice and learn all aspects to succeed in Major League Baseball. A true MLB experience. All participants will be prepared for MLB better than ever before.
The earlier in age we start, the greater the chances of success as I will instil the correct work ethic and knowledge into your future baseball star that no one else can replicate in NSW. Perfect practise makes perfect!
Whether your future baseball star is currently on the NSW state team or not, my coaching will push them to that next level, providing advantage over everyone else for the next trials.
For now though, I am seeking expressions of interest in lessons.
After much thought on the right way to go about the lessons, I feel it’s best to offer a few different options. I would be looking to agree on a minimum 10 weeks of lessons, meeting at an agreed baseball field in your area. This minimum length program allows me to teach required physical and mental requirements to be an MLB star.
A few of those options available are
1 on 1 coaching – 45minute sessions @$125
2 on 1 coaching – 50 minute sessions @$90 each
3 on 1 coaching – 60 minute sessions @$75 each
And so on. – 60 minute plus sessions
I am happy to work with whole teams and coaches at training sessions if required and all team and parents are onboard with the program.
All students are required to carry a notebook and pen and all times.
All participants in this 10 week program will have first right of refusal to join Brad Thomas’s Big League Experience Baseball Academy when it starts.
The goal is to make future MLB Stars with the knowledge that I learned over the whole 19 years. Something no other person in NSW can provide.
Please pass this onto all our baseball family and don’t hesitate to message me with any questions and expressions of interest.
Seeking Expressions of interest at this stage to coordinate bookings on same days at similar locations. There are only so many time slots and locations available. Please let me know ASAP to avoid disappointment on [email protected]
Brad signed with the Minnesota Twins, became the No. 1 pitching prospect with the Twins from 1998 to 2004, was a 4-time All-Star in the minor leagues and a World All-Star (2001 Futures Game). Brad played in the majors with the Twins between 2001 and 2004 appearing in 101 games and was traded to the World Champion Boston Red Sox in 2004. In 2005, Thomas signed with the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan. Thomas played for them from 2005–2006, appearing in 119 games as a relief pitcher. Compiling a 2.9 ERA over 2 seasons. Thomas was a member of the 2006 Japan Series and 2006 Asia Series Champions.
Thomas signed with the Seattle Mariners for the 2007 season.
In 2008, Thomas signed with the Hanwha Eagles in the Korea Baseball Organization. During his two years in the KBO league, he had 44 saves with a 5–1 record and a 2.06 ERA as the closer for the Eagles. He owns the KBO single season (120 Games) record for Saves, with 33 in 2008.
Thomas signed a major league contract with the Detroit Tigers on 7 December 2009. He spent the entire 2010 season pitching out of the Tigers bullpen, compiling a 6–2 record with a 3.89 ERA in 69-1/3 innings. He made 2 spot starts for Detroit vs Texas Rangers and New York Yankees.
In 2011, Thomas started the season once again as a regular in Detroit Tigers strong Bullpen. After coming off a great spring training, he was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 11 May, with minor left elbow inflammation. On 25 July 2011, Thomas was placed on the 60-day disabled list, where he finished the season with the American League runners-up.
In 2012, Thomas signed with Brother Elephants of the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan, where he became their closer and had a dominant season. He had a 3–0 record, 23 saves and 66 strikeouts in 48 innings over 41 games with a 0.75 only ERA less than 1.
In 2013, Thomas started the 2013 CPBL season as the closer and the pitching coach but stood down to concentrate on pitching. However, Thomas still shut the most doors and dominated the whole season with a 1 ERA and 26 saves so that he won the saves leader for the second consecutive season.
In July 2014, Thomas agreed to rejoin the Brothers for the second half. Thomas saved his 100th Asian Professional League (NPB, KBO, CPBL) game on 7/4/2014. And continued by Saving 5 games in the first week.