Specific Experience:

John Pinkman has over 25 years of experience in baseball training.

  • Director of Training, Reston Youth Baseball – 1983-1987
  • Hosted 22 television shows on baseball training – 1986
  • Taught over 50 coach’s clinics on baseball fundamentals training, safety, and organization – 1982 to Present
  • Key Note Speaker, Opening Day Ceremonies, Banquets, and Fundraisers
  • Founder, Pinkman Baseball Inc. – 1992
  • American Legion Post 184 Pitching Coach – 1994 to 1996
  • Journalist, Collegiate Baseball News, 1995 to Present
  • Selects Best in Show Products, American Baseball Coaches Association, 2001 to Present
  • Founder and Committee Chair, Founder of the Annual College Pitching Coach of the Year Award, 2001
  • Volunteer, Intern Cleveland Indians Spring Training, Strength and Conditioning – 1997 to 1999
  • Co-Founder Fairfax Eagles Baseball, 1st Travel Team in Northern VA – 1997
  • Fairfax Eagles National Champions 17u High School World Series – 1998
  • Baseball Youth Coach – 1982 – 1995
  • Certified Tom House Pitching Instructor
  • Founder and Director “The Pitching Coach Conference” – 2001, 2002
  • Developed and Taught Marketing Yourself to College Baseball – 2003 to Present
  • Creator, Georgetown University Case Study, Alida Diagastino lead, Coaching Liability as a Result of Pitcher Injury Due to Excessive Throwing – 2005
  • Participant, National Institutes of Health Bio Mechanics of Throwing Research, Dr. Gordon Alderink – 2006
  • Key Presenter, Throwing Mechanics and Injury Prevention, Inova Physical Therapy – 2006
  • Designed and taught continuing education seminars “Diagnosing Sore Arms Through Video Capture,” Inova Physical, Fair Oaks Hospital, Physical Therapy Associates
  • Therapy – 2005 to 2007
  • Repeated Guest and Occasional Host, Championship Thinking Coach Radio Show, 2007 to Present
  • Video Analysis Consultant to Director of Pitching Development, Washington Nationals Spring Training – 2005
  • Participant, American Sports Medicine Institute’s Injuries in Baseball Conference – 4 years
  • Participant, American Baseball Coaches Association Clinic, 10 + years
  • Founder and Committee Chair, the Dr. Tom House Teaching Professional of the Year Award – 2008
  • Director, Pitching Hot Stove Award and Clinic Evening Session, American Baseball Coaches Association – Annually draws 300 – 400 coaches – 2008 to Present
  • Participant, “Leaders We Need” seminar, Dr. Michael Macoby, Washington DC – 2009
  • Created Athletic Leadership seminar, 2009
  • Baseball Expert, MomsTeam.com 2009 to Present
  • Lead Pitching Instructor, Leadership Lecturer, “The Best In Virginia – Father & Son Camp” – 2010
  • Weekly Columnist, AOL “Patch” – 2011 to Present
  • Weekly Columnist, MomsTeam.com – 2011
  • Founder, Project for Athletic Leadership, a nonprofit organization created to provide educational leadership materials for youth athletes – 2011
  • Author, “Becoming An Athletic Leader,” written for the teenage reader – 2012
  • Volunteer/Facilitator, Ethics Day, annual event for local high school seniors – 2012