Former MLB Player with 16+ Years of Coaching Experience, Current D1 Coach, Looking to coach internationally winter of 2021
Name: Todd Haney
DOB: July 30, 1965
Date Available: October 1, 2021Major League experience
Positions: Coach, Youth Coach
Positions (alt): Coach, Youth Coach
College: University of Texas
Todd Haney is a coach from Texas with five seasons of MLB time. Between 1987-99, Todd spent time with the Seattle Mariners, Montreal Expos, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, and New York Mets. During the 1992-93 winters, he traveled to play in Venezuela, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
In college, Todd reached the College World Series with the University of Texas. During his summers, he played in the highly competitive Cape Cod League where he was a 2x All-Star and won the league championship in 1986 with the Orleans Cardinals.
Now that Todd has retired from his playing career, he is looking for an opportunity to help develop an organization overseas.
|2004-17||Owner/Teacher/Coach||Waco Storm Baseball Academy||Youth and High School Travel Baseball Academy||Founded travel baseball program to teach proper fundamentals of baseball. Assisted over 300 players in reaching their college and pro baseball dreams.|
|2015-16||Hitting/Infield/Bench Coach||Reicher High School||High School||Established College Recruiting Program to better prepare and educate high school athletes.|
|2018-Present||Director of Analytics/Bench Coach||Texas State University||NCAA DI||2019 Sunbelt Conference Champions|
|2018-Present||Head Coach/Hitting Coach||Victoria Harbourcats||West Coast Collegiate League||2019 WCL North Division Champions, Established 10 WCL Offensive Records (Hits, HR, RBI, Runs, SLG, OBP, OPS, TB, BB, AB), Most Wins in Harbourcats History - 42-18, Led WCL in Fielding Percentage, Led WCL in Stolen Bases|
|2020||Bench Coach/Hitting Coach||Sugarland Lightning Sloths||Constellation Energy League||Worked with MLB and MILB players during Covid Summer League.|
|1987||University of Texas||71||257||61||81||16||4||4||47||33||21||8||2||.315||-||.455|
These Testimonials Have Been Verified
Todd has been one of my closest friends for a long time, 20+ years. He's honest, tells it like it is, and loves the game of baseball. He's by far one of the best hitting teachers I've ever seen, not just because he could hit, but can explain it in a way that players understand and relate. Beyond that he's always had a tremendous work ethic on and off the field.
I have known Todd for a little over 2 years now. We have coached together the past 2 summers in The West Coast League and work close in studying and learning new techniques and theories in the off season. . We’ve become really great friends through our time coaching together. Todd is our head coach and a phenomenal one at that. He lead us to the Championship game last season in his first year as head coach, and along the way setting 10 new offensive team records.
Todds ability to relate with players as well as lead is second to none. Todd’s passion for playing the game right and teaching the game right is something I have been fortunate to be around. Todd and I embraced analytics and technology bringing in all kinds of new data driven development in 2019. He’s a hands on guy always ready for early work.. he really held me accountable as our hitting coach, and we have great plans for 2020.
The best thing about Todd is his easy going personality. He is able to stay calm when needed, he gets fired up when he has to, and he’s honest and forthright with all the players, coaches, and media.
Todd played for some of the best managers of all time, and you can see that he took a lot from all those great coaches. I consider myself very lucky to work with Todd, and call him a good friend,
I was a teammate of Todd’s at Univ of Texas but also grew up in the same hometown of Waco. There are several very impressive things that I can and will say about him as a Person first. He is a remarkable, Honest, Intelligent, Loyal , Professional , Caring, and one of my favorite description is that he is an over achiever ! Everything that Todd has done in his life Personally, Professionally , Socially, he has done successfully. He approaches everything he does with a Winning Attitude and finds a way to create a Winning culture around him. He has an incredible positive spirit around him that is infectious to others.
His Baseball IQ is in the higher percentage of Baseball people, he is a tremendous student of the game and his continual search for new knowledge about the game has created a wealth of knowledge. He has great understanding of the level of Athleticism,Talents, and Attitudes that it takes for Baseball players to perform at the Professional level.
I would hire Todd to be a part of anything that I was doing because I know what kind of Man, Husband, Father , Friend and Winner he is . This opportunity would give him a chance to continue his passion for the game and also do an unbelievable job for any organization.
Overseas Goals: Win championships, Assist every player in reaching their true potential, Experience new cultures and meet new people, Use my knowledge and experience to help grow the game globally
Coaching Preferences: Australia (Winter), New Zealand (Winter), South Africa (Winter), Europe (Summer), Asia (Summer)
Certifications: OnBase University, Driveline Foundations of Hitting
MLBPAA Clinics: I have traveled to Italy, China, Germany and Australia with MLBPAA teaching youth players the great game of baseball
Living Preferences: Living on my own
Return Home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season
Prior engagements: No
Recent injuries/illnesses: No
Traveling with a companion: Yes (Wife)