Mike McCarthy BA, MBA

Co-Founder & Director of Business Operations

(905) 238-9663
Twitter: @tbzmccarthy

Mike McCarthy

My Blog

Baserunning - Establishing the Primary Lead at 3rd Base

Q&A w/ 2014 University of Houston Baseball Commit, Robert Grilli

21 Tips to Show and Earn Respect on the Baseball Diamond

Can Sports and "The Grind" Really Be Said Together?

What Focus Should Your Baseball Drills Have?


  • Co-founder and Director of Business Operations at The Baseball Zone
  • Prior career in banking and consulting, specializing in small- to mid-sized markets
  • Provided financing and consulting to dozens of entrepreneurial ventures
  • Continues to consult on new entrepreneurial ventures
  • Vast athletic background including playing competitive hockey and lacrosse reaching the Junior "A" levels
  • Four-year starter at running back for the Bishop's University Gaiters in Lennoxville, Quebec
  • Concluded football career trying out with the Ottawa Rough Riders of the Canadian Football League
  • Played rugby and field lacrosse for the Trojans while attending the University of Southern California in Los Angeles
  • BA in Mathematics from Bishop's University
  • MBA from the University of Southern California graduating on the Dean's List

The Baseball Zone Roster


Rick Johnston - Director of Baseball Operations & Head Coach
Mike McCarthy - Director of Business Operations

Full Time Staff:

Ryan Armstrong - Associate Head Coach & Head Pitching Coach
Kevin Horton - Manager of Business Operations
Kevin Hussey - Baseball Coach
Courtney Plewes - Sports Performance Coach

Part Time Staff:

Mike Bannon - Associate Baseball Coach
Marino Bortolussi - Sports Performance Coach
Alex Hawley - Associate Baseball Coach
John Milton - Associate Baseball Coach
Wes O'Neill - Associate Baseball Coach & Sports Performance Coach
Dustin Saracini - Associate Baseball Coach
Steve Soukas - Associate Baseball Coach


Rebecca Chambers - Consulting Physiotherapist
Jennifer Scorniaenchi - Mental Performance Consultant

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Skills Development:

  • Winter Clinic Schedules - Three 5-week schedules will keep you busy from January through April and right into the season (ages 5-17). Next classes start the week of Mar. 21.
  • Elite High Performance - The PERFECT program to start the baseball offseason with (ages 13+). Four weekly sessions to choose from. Enrollment is ongoing.
  • Future Stars High Performance - The most popular program in the area (ages 12 & under) runs through April. Join mid-stream & try a FREE session to see what it is all about!
  • Semi-Private Clinics - Looking for small group training? These sessions have a max. of 3 per class (ages 9-17). Next ones start the week of Mar. 21.
  • Private Lessons - The ultimate option in personalized development plans (all ages, young & "experienced").
  • Memberships - Individual and Family memberships to train on your own or with some friends. Day Passes available (all ages).

Performance Training:


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