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ABOUT

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Brandon Matthews is a professional hitting instructor in North Carolina. Brandon has almost 20 years of coaching experience at all levels from youth to professional baseball. In 2017, Brandon started Swing Angry LLC for baseball and softball hitting instruction. Since then, Brandon has performed thousands of lessons with youth to professional hitters.

 

Combining playing experience and continued research, Brandon has developed unique training methods aimed at helping athletes compete physically and mentally at the highest levels of the game.

Brandon strives to stay up to date on the latest in player development by completing courses, studying other coaching methods, and attending various coaching clinics. 



 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

COLLEGIATE

2023 Hitting Coach: Tarboro River Bandits - Premier Collegiate League

 

2022 Hitting Coach: Waynesboro Generals - Valley Baseball League: Regular Season CHAMPIONS 28-19 overall record. Ranked as the #1 offensive team in the league leading in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, runs scored, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, total bases, and stolen bases. 

2020 Head Coach: Tarboro River Bandits - Carolina Virginia Collegiate League CHAMPIONS 29-11 overall

2019 Hitting Consultant: Waynesboro Generals - Valley Baseball League

2019 Hitting Coach: Paul D. Camp Community College - Ranked as one of the top offenses in NJCAA Region 10 during the 2019 season.  Improved the offense from 5 home-runs in 2018 to 37 in 2019 leading to 30 wins and a regional appearance! The team hit .296 /.423 /.450

2018 Hitting Coach: New Market Rebels - Valley Baseball League CHAMPIONS 30 - 18 overall. 5th best offensive team in league history. #1 Offensive team in the league in 2018.  .290/.396/.441, The team led the league in all three rate categories, batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage, along with runs (55 more than 2nd place! Same number of games!), doubles (with 85), home runs (with 46), and walks (with 246). The lineup finished second in hit-by-pitches and stolen bases. 

 

2016-2017 Head Coach: Edgewater Pirates in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate League. 2017 Regular Season CHAMPIONS. 2016 Tournament Runner-Up

 

2014 Head Coach: Carolina Freedom in the All American Collegiate Baseball League - 2014 Regular Season and Tournament CHAMPIONS. 27-7 overall

 

Previous volunteer assistant at Chowan University.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

2018 Head Varsity Baseball Coach: Pasquotank County High School

 

Over 7 years in High School Player Development: 

Gates County High School and Hertford County High school. Led the JV program and served as the hitting/infield instructor.

YOUTH

Ahoskie 14U State Champion - Tar Heel Little League 2011

Over 10 years experience serving the youth of northeastern North Carolina through American Legion baseball, camps and baseball instruction.

Certifications

Baseball Rebellion Rebel Rack Movement Certification

Driveline Baseball - Foundations of Hitting

Driveline Baseball - Coaching Youth Baseball

On Base University - Hitting Certification

USA Baseball Coaches Certification

Blast Motion Certification

American Baseball Coaches Association Member

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