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Caliendo, Wilson and Ferraro, Three Podcasts guys sit down to discuss Managing, Coaching and Baseball Development. Coach Caliendo speaking at the National High School Baseball Coaches Convention in St. Louis, Missouri got to set up shop in the lobby of the Hilton hotel. He had a candid discussion with Kevin Wilson, Hitting Consultant to Major League players, as well as his partner Joe Ferraro, a 19-year High School coach and formerly the youngest college baseball coach in NCAA history at 21. Together, they host a podcast called KWB Radio. In addition, Ferraro has interviewed some of the world's best minds on his podcast One Percent Better. Kevin and Joe also spoke at the convention in “Hitting is a Conversation.” It was a fabulous talk, and you can hear some of the items they discussed on this podcast. These three podcasts and baseball development experts sit down to discuss various topics in the worlds of managing, coaching, hitting and so much more.
For more than a decade, I have been working behind the scenes as a private hitting consultant to some of the best hitters in Major League Baseball. In 2013, I had the once in a lifetime opportunity of being the hitting coach for the USA Baseball 18U National Team. We beat Japan for the Gold medal at the IBAF World Cup in Taichung, Taiwan.
I am passionate about giving engaging talks with coaches and players in the baseball world, in addition to being a keynote speaker for Fortune 500 companies. My unique principles have influenced numerous leaders, coaches and teams. I am passionate about speaking on a variety of topics (leadership, purpose, WHY and relationship management) based on my Amazon #1 Best-Selling books “The #GoodBatting Book” and “Finding Clarity: A Mindful Look Into the Art of Hitting.” My principles have been put to test by numerous MLB players, coaches and corporate leaders. I pride myself on delivering engaging presentations that are customized to meet your goals.
In addition, I co-host KWB Radio podcast with my best friend Joe Ferraro.
To book me for your next corporate event or take advantage of my popular 2-day KWB Experience for players and coaches, contact info@KWBaseball.com today!
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Joe Ferraro is a High School English Teacher, Head Varsity Baseball Coach, writer, podcast host, and creator of the One Percent Better Project. This year marks his 18th year in the classroom.
While working full-time as a teacher, Joe was hired at Manhattanville College as the youngest head coach in NCAA history at age 21. There he inherited a 5-win team and helped turn the program around, totaling 22 wins in 2003. After five years at the helm, Joe now ranks second all-time in wins in program history.
Prior to his leadership at Manhattanville, Joe played four years of Division I baseball at Pace University in Pleasantville, NY earning academic all-conference status twice.
Joe was a starter on the 1995 Pennsylvania State champion Yardley Western Post 317 squad and a captain on the 1996 National Championship team. The final game airing on ESPN and featuring Yardley Western defeating future Olympic Gold Medalist and Major League Baseball All-Star Ben Sheets.
Joe has spent the last decade as a high school coach, first as JV coach and varsity assistant for the 2010 New York State Class C Champion Valhalla Vikings, and for the last two seasons as Head Coach of The Bronxville High School Broncos.
Joe’s current projects include writing and speaking as well producing and hosting KWB Radio. Finally, Joe is the creator of The One Percent Better Project. There Joe interviews creative leaders to uncover and share the habits and practices of success.
A lifelong learner, Joe takes pride in being a trusted resource for coaches, leaders and teachers looking to improve daily.
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