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Cougars News · “The College Athletic Recruiting Process: What Your Family Needs to Know”


The Athletic Department is excited to announce that we will be hosting an informational session on the college recruiting process here at Greenfield-Central High School on Wednesday, February 21st.

Steve Farley, former Butler University Baseball Coach, will be our guest and will cover all aspects of the recruiting process for ALL sports.  Mr. Farley will speak for approximately 45 minutes and open the floor to parents and student-athletes to ask questions pertaining to recruiting.  You can view Coach Farley’s bio below.

What:  Coach Steve Farley speaking on the College Athletic Recruiting Process
When:  Wednesday, February 21st – 7:00 pm
Where:  Greenfield-Central High School Auditorium
Who is invited:  All student-athletes and their families who have a desire to play at the next level
Cost:  FREE!

Steve Farley

  • 25 seasons as the Butler University Head Baseball Coach
  • Winningest coach in program history with over 600 wins
  • ABCA national Ethics in Coaching Award winner
  • Four-time Conference Coach of the Year
  • Five regular season or conference tournament championships, two NCAA tournament appearances
  • Featured speaker at the ABCA National Convention
  • Director of Bulldog Baseball Camps (bulldogbaseballcamps.com)
  • Featured clinician, NCAA College World Series Youth Education through Sport (YES) Clinics, Omaha, NE
  • Baseball coaching articles published in Scholastic Coach, Athletic Journal and Collegiate Baseball
  • Featured clinic speaker at Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota and Wisconsin state high school baseball coaching conventions
  • Played for ABCA Hall of Fame coaches Dick Siebert and John Anderson at the University of Minnesota
  • Graduate assistant coach for ABCA Hall of Fame member Jerry Kindall at the University of Arizona
  • Former Assistant Coach at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point
  • Former Head Coach at Davis & Elkins College in West Virginia
  • International baseball experience with trips to Germany, Australia and the Dominican Republic
  • Recruited and coached MLB players Pat Neshek (RHP, Rockies) and Dan Johnson (1B/DH, Dodgers) at Butler. Numerous other Butler former players have signed professional contracts
  • Father, Mike Farley, is the former Head Football Coach at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a member of the Wisconsin Football Coaches Hall of Fame