Nate Thompson, Hitting coach and recruiting coordinator for Arkansas
Following the completion of his own collegiate playing career at Dallas Baptist in 2006, Thompson aided a Dallas Baptist coaching staff working with the DBU outfielders while assisting with hitting instruction and the implementation of the club’s strength and conditioning program.
Nate then spent three seasons at Nebraska as the Cornhuskers’ volunteer assistant, then served as Hutchinson CC’s primary hitting coach from 2011- 2014 season. Nate next took a job as the hitting coach at Missouri State and they went on to hit .270 or better in each of his three seasons and averaged just under seven runs per game.
And since 2017 Nate has been in his current role as the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator for the Arkansas Razorbacks
From 2018-20, Arkansas leads the conference in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, weighted on-base average, OPS, runs, homeruns, extra-base hits, runs batted in, total bases and sacrifice flies.
So on the show we talk…..
3:00- Recruit Evaluation
9:00- Player Evaluation
19:00- Using upperclassmen as leaders.
20:20- Training adjustability
29:30- Balancing tech with player development
35:30- Training Competitiveness
48:00- In Dugout talks
50:00- Last things