Brian Farley

Brian Farley

Former national coach Dutch baseball team

About Brian Farley

At the 2011 World Cup, Brian Farley led The Dutch baseball players to a historic victory by beating Cuba in the final. With this unprecedented achievement, Brian and the Dutch team wrote history. Never before has a European team become world champion baseball.

"If there is no setback, you cannot grow"

Why Brian Farley Book as a speaker ?

Brian Farley presents with passion about achieving this success, with the focus on coaching a team. Aspects such as selecting and forming a team, leading, and collaborating are discussed. Thanks to Brian Farley's knowledge from the business world, he easily makes the connection with sport.

Enthusiastic and inspiring. Highly recommended.



As a baseball player, Brian Farley became famous thanks to his right-handed pitch at a speed of almost 150 kilometers per hour. Due to a shoulder injury, Brian missed a place in the Major League and, after being active in the Australian competition, ended up as a player in the Netherlands. In 1988 he played for RCH in Heemstede. Here Brian was active as a player / coach until 1992. Brian Farley continued his career with the Twins in Oosterhout until 1996. Brian Farley also worked for 10 years at Diageo (overarching organization of Guinness / Bailey’s / Smirnoff), making it easy to link sport and business. In the following years, Brian Farley was mainly active as an assistant coach of the Dutch baseball team. Brian Farley has been active over the years as a pitching and benching coach for the Dutch baseball team. In 2010, Brian was eventually named the national coach of the Dutch baseball team. He resigned from his position as national coach in April of 2013 to spend more time with his family and to work as a teacher at the CIOS sports academy and is still European scout for the American baseball club the Red Sox. He is currently co-owner of StrikeZone, an indoor baseball and softball hall in Lijnden.

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