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Wesleyan Baseball Leadership Series

The Wesleyan Baseball Leadership Series consists of speakers coming to talk to the Wesleyan baseball team. The program is designed to make a connection between the current players and working professionals, both alums and friends of the program.

The speakers have talked about everything from what they do in their jobs, their post-college paths, leadership, motivation, baseball, and Wesleyan tradition and history. The program has been an outstanding success and forged introductions and inspiration to the Wesleyan baseball players.

Here is a list of past speakers in the Wesleyan Baseball Leadership Series:


Brian O'Rourke - O'Rourke's Diner
Rob Coughlin '07
- Cincinnati Reds Video Coordinator
Steve Rumery - Leadership Research Institute - Industrial Psychologist
Bill Trapp '65 - Consultant
Giulio Gallarotti - Wesleyan Professor of Government
Chris Hayes - Professional Baseball Player
Todd Mogren '83 - Coastal Tool Company
John Brown '85 - Hartford Investment Management Company
Steve Rumery - Leadership Research Institute - Industrial Psychologist
Drew Black -  Wesleyan Wrestling Coach
Rico Brogna - Former Major League Player with the Phillies, Mets, Red Sox, Braves, and former assistant football coach at Wesleyan
Andy Baylock - Former UConn baseball coach
Jed Hoyer '96 - General Manager of the Chicago Cubs, former Boston Red Sox assistant GM and former San Diego Padres GM
Mike Whalen '83 - Wesleyan Football Coach
Jeff Maier '06 - VP of Sales, Fastly
Craig Brewer '95 - CSB International, Student Exchange Programs
Hal Shively '59 - Surgeon, UC-San Diego Medical Center
Ryan DiPietro - Professional Baseball player