2021 Speakers Bios will be posted
as speakers are confirmed,
THIS PAGE WILL BE UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE FALL AS SPEAKERS ARE CONFIRMED FOR 2021
2019 FEATURED SPEAKER
J. Craig Flowers
J. Craig Flowers is a 4th generation native Texan originally from the hill country.
His 25 years in the US Army encompassed a decade overseas, including three years in The Kingdom of Morocco. His final military assignment was at West Point where he taught and served as the Director of Cadet Activities and Assistant Baseball Coach for the Army West Point Black Knights.
Craig attended Texas Christian University earning a degree in Economics while playing baseball for the Horned Frogs. He holds a M.A. from Kansas University and is fluent in French. He trained, specialized and operated in field of Human Intelligence.
Founder of The Sideline Leadership CO., he works with NCAA Coaches (including Notre Dame, Texas, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Kentucky, Rice and Liberty) & High School Coaches, CEO’s and Corporations on Character, Culture and Leader Development. His corporate clients include Dell (Senior Executives), Sealed Air and The Tudor, Pickering, Holt & CO and many more.
He is often heard on FM 104.9 ‘The Horn’ as a guest co-host for the “B&E Show”; Austin’s most listened to sports talk show. He hosts his own radio show “The High Ground”, Saturday’s 10-11 am (streamed live at HornFM.com). Craig and his wife Beth have three daughters and live in Barton Creek West.
ADDITONAL 2019 SPEAKERS
Mickey Tettleton, who played 14 seasons of Major League Baseball and twice was named as an All-Star, joined the Oklahoma Christian coaching staff as an assistant coach in January 2019.
Tettleton, 58, grew up in Oklahoma City and attended Southeast High School, the same school as former New York Yankees great Bobby Murcer, for whom OC's Bobby Murcer Indoor Training Facility is named. Tettleton played collegiately at Oklahoma State, helping the Cowboys reach the 1981 College World Series title game, before being drafted in the fifth round by the Oakland A's in 1981.
He broke into the big leagues in 1984 and retired from pro baseball in 1997 after a career that included stints with the A's, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers. He was an MLB All-Star in 1989 (with the Orioles) and 1994 (with the Tigers) and won the Silver Slugger Award – awarded annually to each league's best offensive player at each position – in 1989, 1991 and 1992.
Predominantly a catcher who also saw time in right field and at first base, Tettleton posted a .241 career batting average in the big leagues, with 245 home runs, 732 RBI and 1,485 hits. At OC, Tettleton will work primarily with the Eagles' catchers and hitters.
He now lives in Norman with his wife, Shannon. They have four children – Tyler (a member of the coaching staff of the NFL's Cleveland Browns), Jessica, Shanny and Tate, a freshman on OC's men's soccer team.
Marty Lees attended Lakeview High School in Lakeview, Oregon, where he was a member of the baseball and basketball teams.
Upon graduation from Lakeview, Lees enrolled at Lane Community College, where he continued his baseball and basketball career. Lees then went on to Western Oregon University, where he continued his baseball career.
From 1998 to 1999, Lees was the head coach of Oakridge High School in Oakridge, Oregon. In 2000, Lees became the head coach for Harrisburg. Lees also coached the girl's basketball team at Harrisburg.
Lees joined the Oregon State Beavers baseball program in 2002 as a volunteer assistant, while still coaching at Harrisburg. Lees was promoted to a full-time assistant coach in 2004. Lees coached third base and instructed base runners. The Beavers won back-to-back College World Series in 2006 and 2007.
On June 25, 2012, Lees left Oregon State for an associate head coaching position with the Oklahoma State Cowboys baseball program. Lees helped the Cowboys to 3 straight NCAA Regional trips, including a Super Regional trip in 2014.
On June 3, 2015, Lees was announced as the head coach of Washington State Cougars baseball.
In June 2019, Lees returned to Oklahoma State as an assistant.
Coach Immekus joins the Roughriders this season after spending the two previous seasons at Pittsburg State University. While at Pitt State he helped guide the pitchers and was a part of a Gorilla team that qualified for post season play for the first time in sixteen years and numerically had the best pitching staff since 1997.
Immekus joined the Pitt State staff after working for the Major League Scouting Bureau. Prior to working for the Scouting Bureau, Immekus served six seasons as the pitching coach at Missouri Southern (2010-15). During his tenure at MSSU, he coached an MIAA Pitcher of the Year and six All-MIAA pitchers, and was part of a Conference Championship and Conference Tournament Championship, while advancing to two NCAA Regionals.
Coach Immekus has also worked in various collegiate leagues including The Coastal Plain League (New Bern, Nc. Wilson, Nc), The Northwoods League (Madison, Wi.) and the Mink League (Joplin). In his 17 years he has coached over 60 players that have signed professionally, including seven that have made it to The Major Leagues.
A native of Carthage, Mo., Immekus' college baseball playing career began at Independence Community College before transferring to Washburn University.
An all-conference pitcher in each of his four seasons, Immekus went on to sign a free agent contract with the Richmond Roosters in the Independent Frontier League and played there for two seasons. He then spent the following season with the Kalamazoo Kings in the same league. He is currently an Associate Scout with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Immekus resides in Joplin, Mo., with his wife Kathleen and her two children Cassie and Kirk.