Old Dominion Head Coach Chris Finwood has been developing defenders at the college level for over 13 years. He has utilized the FungoMan FM-250 for over 5 years at Western Kentucky and now Old Dominion University. FungoMan helps the Monarchs hone the skills needed for them to be successful. more >
Joe Conti’s parents purchased a FungoMan FM-250 when Joe was 9 years old. Now 11, and having taken over 33,510 balls from FungoMan, Joe is better. A lot better!
FungoMan Testimonial: Sean McDermott, UIC
FungoMan Testimonial: Warhawks 7U: Dr. Derrick Richardson
Dr. Derrick Richardson uses his FungoMan FM-250 train a 7U travel team in Fort Smith, AR on infield play.
FungoMan Testimonial: Captain Shreve HS Bunting Practice
Captain Shreve High School uses the FungoMan FM-250 as a pitching machine to improve their bunting skills.
FungoMan Testimonial: Tony Antley, Choudrant HS
Tony Antley, Head Coach at Choudrant High School in Choudrant, LA explains how a small school in North Louisiana was able to afford the FungoMan FM-250.
Testimonial: St. Charles Catholic: Wayne Stein
Wayne Stein, assistant coach at St. Charles Catholic explains how budget cuts and fewer assistants makes the FungoMan Automated Practice Machine even more valuable.
Ross Blankenship was the 2011 State Champion and Coach of the Year at 3A St. Louis Catholic HS in Lake Charles, LA. During his time at St. Louis Catholic, he purchased a FungoMan FM-250. After being hired at West Monroe HS, a prominent 5A power in Louisiana, he promptly purchased an FM-250.
Ross explains some of the ways he uses his FM-250 to help his West Monroe HS practice regiment.
Testimonial: Greg Henke, Bourgade Catholic HS
Coach Greg Henke speaks about how FungoMan helped his team to their first State Championship!
2011 Wes Helms Baseball Camp - Birmingham, AL
Congratulations to Wes Helms and his great staff in Birmingham, AL for an outstanding camp November 5, 2011! The camp had over 170 baseball players ages 8 to 18. The all day camp offered professional skills, drills, and advice from some great MLB players including: Wes Helms and Tim Hudson of the Atlanta Braves, Gaby Sanchez of the Florida Marlins, Terrance Long of the Kansas City Royals, Matt Guerrier of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Paul Fournier, Trainer for the Florida Marlins. Also in attendance was Casey Dunn, Head Coach at Samford University, Steve Renfroe, Briarwood Christian Academy, Blake Prime & Lance Rhodes of RPM Inc. Training Facility, as well as many volunteers and helpers.
The camp raised over $23,000 dollars that were donated to local charities. In addition, the camp was able to help four families affected by the tornadoes earlier in 2011 in the area with over $25,000! Tim Hudson, and his wife Kim shared stories from some of the people they have been able to help through the Tim Hudson Family Foundation.
Mongero Utilizes FungoMan to bring “Winning to You!”
Things are not the same for Trojan Baseball at North Hall HS since they got the FungoMan Training Machine. They are averaging 150-200 reps every 30 min. “This machine is amazing,” says Trent Mongero, head coach of the North Hall HS Trojans. “Every team needs to have one and it is worth every penny. This machine is helping kids get better and reach their goals. The whole team wanted me, as their coach, to send a thank you video to FungoMan. So here it is....a huge.....THANK YOU!”
By implementing Mongero’s experience as a former college and professional player, on top of his 20+ years of coaching experience makes the Winning Baseball Academy very desirable for any young ball player or team. Mongero has also published a comprehensive baseball manual for youth ball players called Winning Baseball: For Beginner to Intermediate Play.
Be sure to check out Winning Baseball Academy. The Winning Baseball Academy brings elite, age appropriate, Winning instruction to anyone any where in the USA! WBA specializes in communicating the fundamental skills and drills of baseball, providing insight into superior performance, and implementing intense training methods.
"It’s a wonderful teaching tool. I don’t know why somebody waited so long to invent it, because it’s something we use every day.”
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Testimonial: Jeff Schexnaider, Univ. of Louisiana Monroe
"Time management and extra work are a priority with our program. FungoMan allows us to schedule more in less time. It also gives players the ability to stay and get extra work...no more excuses!”
“We plan on using the machine for a promotion between innings called the ‘FungoMan Challenge’. We’ll gear up a lucky contestant in catcher’s gear, and then throw a pop up at home plate. If he can catch it, he’ll win a cash prize!”
FungoMan was purchased in April 2008. We began using it during our summer season. The coaching staff wanted to get familiar with the day to day operation of the machine during this time so that we could use it to its full potential once we started our regular season in January.