Charlotte Blazes Its Own Trail For Pitcher Development
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Robert Woodard started implementing his bold vision for player development from day one of his tenure as Charlotte’s head coach. And that’s not just a figure of speech.
The very day he was hired last summer, Woodard spent an hour on the phone with Joe Lopez, one of the biggest supporters of the program, the namesake of Charlotte’s Lopez Legacy Suite and a major contributor to the construction of Charlotte’s indoor facility. Woodard had learned that Lopez is the owner of a training facility in St. Louis called Premier Pitching and Performance (P3), founded by Brian DeLunas[…]