Coach Brendan Suhr is joined by the Head Coach of the Stetson Hatters Baseball Team, Steve Trimper. Coach Trimper is entering his 4th season as the Head Coach of the Stetson program where he rewrote the record books during the 2018 season. Overall record: 48-11- tied for most wins in a season in program history. ASUN record: 15-3 (1st place). ASUN Tournament: 4-0 (Champions). NCAA DeLand Regional: 3-0 (Champions)- first regional title in program history. Home Record: 32-3 best in Melching Field history. Finished season ranked in every national poll: Baseball America (12), Collegiate Baseball (10), USA Today Coaches Poll (13), D1Baseball.com (10). Finished the 2018 season with a program record NCAA final RPI (7). Six Hatters were also selected in the MLB Draft in June, including Logan Gilbert by Seattle, who was selected in the 1st round (#16 overall).
In addition to a coaching career that has accumulated 583 wins and counting, Coach Trimper has authored a book Walk Off Winning that is available for presale now. There are many books available on the topic of leadership, but none quite like this one. Walk Off Winning: A Game Plan for Leading Your Team and Organization to Success is the work of Steve Trimper―a college baseball coach who shares what he has learned about business through his extensive leadership experience in high-level sports. In addition to reflecting on his own failures and successes, Trimper interviews leadership experts to distill a wealth of wisdom into this valuable book.
In his book, you’ll read about the key principles of team building, culture, and organization building. If you are looking for a way to enhance your leadership, whether you lead a team of one or an entire organization, Walk Off Winning is for you. This book will give you the motivation and strategies to “become a doer.” Anyone involved in leadership, sports management, or the general business world will benefit from the inspirational anecdotes and honest advice in this much sought-after guide for leaders of all kinds.
From the sports field to the business office, good leadership in any arena shares a single, universal foundation. If you want to achieve your dreams, you’ll have to learn to Walk Off Winning.
In this episode, Trimper discusses the importance of building relationships & a strong culture in your program, the 4 steps to sustained success for a program, leadership styles that will work with today’s generation of player as well as his book Walk Off Winning.
All that and more on episode 162 of the Coaching U Podcast with Coach Brendan Suhr.
You can reserve your copy of Walk Off Winning here: