Wilkinson Academy’s very own Pete Wilkinson returns to the stage at BC Baseball’s 2019 Coaches Conference to share his insights on athlete development. His approach in regard to the overall development of athletic performance ecompasses a well rounded philosophy that draws a connection of the behaviours and mindset of players between practice and game, sport and everyday life. Pete has been recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of his teaching, coaching and mentoring his students.
He has been awarded the American Baseball Coaches Association’s “Collegiate Baseball News Tom House Teaching Professional of the Year Award”
He served as Exclusive National Consultant for the development of both the baseball and softball Olympic Development Programs of the former Soviet Union
He is on the Canadian national youth baseball coach certification faculty for BC Minor Baseball
He has been a member of the National Pitching Association’s coach and player development faculty and later a Regional Director of that organization
He has been named Conference Coach of the Year in his stint as head coach at Bellevue High School in Washington, and he has coached high school teams who have won Conference, District, Regional and State Championships
Academy alumni include NCAA and NAIA National Champions, Major Leaguers, College World Series participants and winners, All-Americans, Conference champions and statistical record holders (including single season home runs, single season ERA, career hits), and have numbered nearly 100 MLB draftees.
Virtually all of Pete’s students have earned at least one college degree, and in excess of 90% of them have played college baseball.
Pete is a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association.
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