Baseball Coaching Staff
Coach Wright does baseball lessons with an emphasis on pitching, ages 8-18. He works with beginners, high schoolers aspiring to play at the next level/make coaching contacts or college pitchers looking to sharpen their skill set and mechanics. Over 30 years of baseball experience. Member of the 1993 Ferris State University GLIAC championship team, pitcher. Member of the 1997 University of Michigan Big Ten championship team, pitcher. Marlon's College coaches have a combined 25 years of Major League Baseball playing experience which include, multiple Gold Gloves, All Star Game appearances and a World Series championship. Have been introduced to teachings of Tommy LaSorda, Sparky Anderson, Alan Trammell, Nolan Ryan, Bill Freehan, Geoff Zahn and many more. 20 former teammates who have went on to play professional baseball with 6 making it to the Major League level, 1 winning a World Series ring. Worked 3 MLB All Star games(Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis) with MLB Productions, gaining the game's top perspectives and analysis. Active member of Division 1 and 2 college camp coaching community in the Midwest. Coach Wright will head up Grand Slam Baseball Academy's 9 and under team in 2011.