Coach Ryan Stinar

Founder and Head of Player development

My name is Ryan Stinar. I am the founder, and head of player development at The Velo Farm. I am on a quest to throw 100mph, and fully recover from all of my injuries / surgeries that put my own playing career on pause. I am a young, 25 year old coach, who is passionate about developing baseball players of all shapes & sizes!  

I have acquired a copious amount of knowledge on injury rehabilitation, physical therapy, strength and conditioning, and the mechanics/training of overhead athletes. Having to manage and rehab from injuries throughout my athletic career; I have extensive experience working with trainers, PT’s, and athletes at the highest level of competition. At The Farm, I have a variety of coaching duties. I am the head of player development. I am the lead strength trainer, lead pitching / throwing coach, and head of programming. I wear a lot of other hats, when it comes to running The Velo Farm, but I did not get here over night. Below, you can take a look into my background as an athlete, and my coaching / professional career.

Athletics

High School - North Harford (MD)

- 3 Sport Varsity Athlete (Baseball / Basketball / Football)

- 2011 All County Quarterback 

- 2012 All County / All Metro Outfield + Pitcher

-2012 North Harford High Most Outstanding Male Athlete Award

-Batted .467 : 7-1 Pitching Record : 2.5 ERA : 3 HR and 25 RBI

 

College - Albany (NY)

- 2013 America East All Rookie Team

- Successful Collegiate Career, pitched over 100 innings in 3 years, cumulating a winning record on the mound, only to have had career put on pause by injuries / surgery.

 

  

 

WORK / COACHING TIMELINE

May 2016 - I graduated from Albany 

with my BA. In Documentary Studies.

July 2016 - After undergoing Tommy John Surgery, I began working for a local Chiropractic / PT Clinic. 

December 2016 - I was hired as the Lead Throwing Instructor for a local baseball training facility.  

March 2017 - I was hired as intern for Driveline Baseball, in Seattle Washington. I worked as a video / media producer for their content development team. 

June 2017 - Due to health issues stemming from my hip surgery, I had to leave Driveline to come home to Maryland. Around this time, is when I put all my efforts into making The Velo Farm a legitimate business operation.

Staff Members

Joe Smeton

Pitching & Strength Coach

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Our staff is dedicated to helping and developing each kid that comes to our farm. We will do everything in our power to help you reach your goals, and get the most out of your training! 

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