Position: Director of Player and Coach Development
Alma Mater: Urbana University
Coach Wales can be reached via email at [email protected]
Brent Wales enters his 4th year with the Tecumsehs in 2017.
2016 saw yet again another successful season for the Pitchers under Wales’ guidance - the staffs ERA was 2.38, they increased their strikeouts to 244 in 257.1 innings and batters hit just .203 against them. A 3rd year Junior Tecumsehs Pitcher was nominated for the Fergie Jenkins Adult Pitcher of the Year Award, another Pitcher obtained an athletic scholarship to play at the Collegiate level.
In 2015 the 21U pitching staff under Wales’ guidance compiled an ERA of 2.30, 195 strikeouts in 200 innings pitched and batters hit just .214 against them.
2014 was Wales' first year with the Tecumsehs, with 6 of his players going on to play at the Collegiate level.
In 2013 he was recommended by current Baltimore Orioles GM Dan Duquette to be a Professional Scout for the Baltimore Orioles.
Wales is a former Pitcher who played his minor baseball in the L.D.B.A. He was a finalist for OBA Pitcher of the Year. As a Senior in High School he was named an All-American by Jerry Ford of Perfect Game USA. He played College Baseball on a Baseball scholarship for Urbana University in Urbana, Ohio. Out of College he signed a contract to play in the Cardinals organization however his career was cut short due to a career ending shoulder surgery.
Brent went into Coaching after surgery and has ran clinics throughout North America. Wales has played with or Coached over 75 players who have went onto play at the Collegiate level as well as 20 players that have been drafted or signed Professional Contracts. He has produced Pitchers that were drafted (as high as the 15th round) most recently in 2012, 2013, 2014. He has Coached players who have been on Team Ontario as well as the Canadian National Junior Team.