Ole Miss Head Baseball Coach Mike Bianco is no stranger to success. In 15 years as the bench boss of the Ole Miss baseball program, Coach Bianco has led his team to achieve some impressive things: a win percentage of .626 , 13 postseason appearances, including five of those trips going to the Super Regionals and an appearance in the 2014 College World Series. He is also the winningest coach in school history with 662 wins at Ole Miss, and ranks sixth all-time for victories by a head coach at a SEC school.
Over the years, Mike Bianco has become widely known in the baseball community as a players coach. His impact off of the field has been felt just as much as his impact on the field; not only for the Ole Miss Baseball program, but for everyone that has seen his viral motivational speeches.
Mike Bianco cares deeply for his players and has become a bit of an internet sensation with some of his motivational talks that he has shared with his players. Recently, one of Bianco’s most powerful pre-game speeches with his players has been making the rounds on the internet because its chalk full of life lessons for not only athletes, but for anyone that has a desire to better themselves on a daily basis.
The powerful story that Mike Bianco shares with his players is about an overweight father named Jack Weimer. His story is of a father’s commitment to achieving a goal when his daughter’s life hangs in the balance from being diagnosed with a rare kidney disease.
Coach Mike Bianco’s story is not just for athletes – It’s a story for everyone that wants to “do something” with their lives.
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