Stephen Farris

Coach

Why coach youth baseball?

To teach young men what I have been successful with all my life so they can become student-athletes achieving high performance, and competence in baseball.

Why coach youth baseball?

Coaching baseball also gives me the opportunity to build good young men for society. Preparing players to strive and accomplish goals they didn’t believe they could reach.

Why Team 360 Hawks Baseball?

The Team 360 Hawks Baseball program produces young men who develop not just as baseball players but also grow as a family. It has taught me how to be more disciplined.

MY THOUGHTS ON TEACHING BASEBALL

The mind is the first thing that has to work when you play the game of baseball.   The brain triggers our quick reflexes that help us move when playing the game.  The ultimate goal is to strive to develop every player at every level.  When a player feels they can’t reach a goal, it is the coach’s job to push them and motivate them to reach that goal.  We have to stay open minded as coaches. 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Greater Atlanta Christian School, Pitching Coach: 2019 →
  • Inman Middle School, Baseball Coach: 2017

Won back-to-back championships!

  • Team 360 Hawks, Pitching Coach: 2017
  • Team 360 Hawks, Coach: 2016
  • Norcross Sports Training Academy (NSTA), Pitching & Hitting Instructor: 2016
  • Private Pitching & Hitting Instructor: 2016

Highlights from my playing days...

2014
All Conference Honorable Mention - Pitcher, East Georgia College
2011
Pride of the Jackets Award for Leadership, Jeff Davis High School
1st Team All Region Baseball, Jeff Davis High School
2010
1st Team all Region - Most Valuable Player, Jeff Davis High School
Best Pitcher - Team Award, Jeff Davis High School
2008
All Region Honorable Mention as Freshman Shortstop, Jeff Davis High School

Baseball Memories

SOME MOMENTS THAT I'LL NEVER FORGET

Things you might not know about me?

My idea of a good day? 

"A good day would be a day where I could camp out at the ball field and play for 24 hours."

What makes me feel old? 

"Every birthday!"

Hobby I'd like to take up in the future? 

"Golf, so I can wear fancy clothes on TV.  LOL"