Terry Bradshaw Named Coach of the YearBradshaw Named Mike CoolBaugh Texas League Coach of the Year
SPRINGDALE, AR – The Northwest Arkansas Naturals hitting Coach Terry Bradshaw has been named the Mike Coolbaugh Texas League Coach of the Year. The award is named for Mike Coolbaugh, a longtime Minor League player who died at age 35 when he was struck by a batted ball while coaching first base for Tulsa on July 22, 2007.
The Mike Coolbaugh award began being presented in 2008. The award goes to an individual who has “shown outstanding baseball work ethic, knowledge of the game, and skill mentoring young players.”Terry was selected in recognition of his continuing record of success with hitters in the Kansas City system. He has consistently helped young hitters adjust to the Double-A level and advance to Triple-A, ready to continue the success they attained in the Texas League.
While, 2012 has been less successful for the Naturals than previous seasons, Bradshaw has continued to pati...