MikeBrooks (Skip) NW Timberjacks Head Coach and Director of Player Development Team Northwest Baseball Director Pro Series Baseball Training Owner Associate NW Scout - Arizona Diamondbacks
The Timberjacks Skipper was drafted as a shortstop by the Minnesota Twins out of West Covina (CA) High School in 1968 where he was honored as San Gabriel Valley High School Player of the Year. Mike enjoyed an eight-year professional career with the Twins and Indians organizations and earned a spot on the Twins Major League Roster in 1970 and 1972. Mike has coached at the professional, college and high school levels. He established the NW Timberjacks Baseball Club in 2000. For 13 years the Tjacks have been one of the premier select team programs in the Puget Sound region with over 95% of graduating players moving on to college programs. He has been coaching Northwest teams at USA Baseball, Perfect Game and Arizona Fall Classic national events since 2000. Mike started Team Northwest Baseball in 2011 to offer deserving players in the Northwest an opportunity to perform nationally before college recruiters and professional scouts.
Matt Whitehead NW Timberjacks Assistant Coach (Catchers & Pitchers) Team Northwest National Event Team Coach
Matt was a four-year varsity letterman in high school, playing his freshman year at Franklin Pierce and then three years at Bellarmine Prep starting as a catcher and pitcher. After graduating from Central Washington University, he was the pitching coach for two years at S.E.R.A. High School in San Diego, CA and coached for six years at the TBI baseball camps in Ephrata, WA. Matt is currently a sixth grade teacher in the Puyallup school District and Varsity Head Coach at Rogers High School.