Thursday, 22 February 2024 12:43

Former Skidmore Baseball Coach Joins Oakland A’s

Photo of Mike McFerran as Skidmore baseball’s assistant coach  via Skidmore Athletics. Photo of Mike McFerran as Skidmore baseball’s assistant coach via Skidmore Athletics.

OAKLAND, CA — Another Skidmore baseball alum has made it to the major leagues. Mike McFerran, an assistant coach and pitching coach for Skidmore College from 2017 to 2020, has been hired by the Oakland Athletics, the team announced last week.

“Mike is a phenomenal coach and an even better human being,” said Skidmore’s head baseball coach Ron Plourde. “He’s one of the brightest coaches that I’ve had the pleasure of working with.”

McFerran has joined the A’s player development staff as the pitching performance coach. Prior to his new role in Oakland, McFerran was the pitching lab coordinator and director of player development at Wake Forest University.

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