Varsity Head Coach Jack McFarland
Coach McFarland has led the Wreckers to the FCIAC Championship game in 2006, 2008, 2009,2011, 2015 and 2018. The Wreckers won the FCIAC Championship in 2008 and 2009, winning back-to-back Championships for the first time in school history, and won the Title again in 2011 to make it 3 FCIAC Championships in 4 years for the Wreckers. In 2009, Coach McFarland was named FCIAC Baseball Coach of the Year, and in 2011 Coach McFarland received the Coaching Award from the Westport Sportsmen. Coach McFarland has led the Wreckers to 6 FCIAC Finals and 2 State Finals in 14 seasons!
The 2015 season saw the Wreckers qualify for a school record 8th straight FCIAC tourney slot and tie a school record for wins (22), Staples Baseball went all the way to the FCIAC and State Finals and claimed the Central Division title. 2017 brought a historic LL State Title for the 1st time in school history, along with #1 ranking in Final State poll! Coach McFarland won his 200th career game in the State Championship game beating Amity 5-1 in the final. The 2017 Staples team was awarded Westport Sportspersons of the Year by Fairfield County Sports Commission. The 2018 season was another successful campaign, the Wreckers finished 19-6 and were Division champs, State quarter-finalists, and also FCIAC runner up. The Wreckers finished in the final Top 10 poll for the 3rd time in 4 years!
Since his arrival in 2005 the program has had numerous players earn All-League, All-Area, All Metro and All-State recognition, also a major initiative was accomplished in 2009 with the full renovation of the Staples Baseball Field which included new dugouts, new infield, underground drainage system, and an outdoor batting cage. Coach McFarland was also an assistant coach for the Staples Football program from 1995-2017; in 2004 he was named the CHSCA Assistant Coach of the Year. He is currently an Assistant Dean at Staples. Jack resides in Monroe with his wife Norma and their 4 daughters.
*Overall Record 219 – 113 winning .660%
*FCIAC Champions- 2008,2009,2011
*FCIAC Regular Season Champions – 2009 (14-4) 2010 (16-2) 2014 (16-2)
*FCIAC Runner-Up –2006, 2015, 2018
*Division Champions –2009,2010,2014,2015
*LL State Finalist –2015
*LL State Champions – 2017 Ranked #1 Ct New Haven Register!
Phone: 203 341-1286