BEC Session Topic (s)

Old School Development for New School Pitchers

From the Mound Up

Eric Peterson

Eric Peterson became the 15th head coach in Raven Baseball program history, which began competing in 1922, on June 15, 2018.

Coach Peterson comes to Benedictine after serving the previous four years as pitching coach for NCAA Div. II Drury University.

Prior to serving on the staff at Drury, Coach Peterson had stops at Eastern Michigan, the University of Kansas, Niagara University, Fort Scott Community College and Pittsburg State University. He also served as the head coach for the Chillicothe Mudcats, a collegiate summer team located in Chillicothe, Mo.

Peterson came to Drury after serving as an assistant coach at Eastern Michigan. He has had previous coaching stops at Pittsburg State, Fort Scott CC, Niagara University and Kansas.

He also served as an assistant for the Topeka Golden Giants of the MINK League and the Edenton Steamers of the Coastal Plains League. He was the head coach of the Chillicothe His 2012 Mudcats team set team records for wins and staff ERA.

Vintage Baseball Ball
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