Varsity Head Coach Jack McFarland
Coach McFarland has led the Wreckers to 7 FCIAC Championship games in 2006, 2008, 2009,2011, 2015, 2018 and 2019. Staples has won 4 FCIAC Championships, his teams have been to the State Finals 3 times and have won the State Championship in 2 of the last 3 seasons! 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, also in 2019 Coach McFarland was recognized by the FCIAC as the Coach of the Year, Spring Coach of the Year, and Coach of the Year for All Sports!
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. 2019 was a record setting season for Staples Baseball, finishing 25-3 and being the first team since 1986 to win the FCIAC and the LL State titles in the same year. The Wreckers finished #1 in CT and broke the 2015 school record for Wins with 25! The Wreckers finished in the final Top 10 poll for the 4th time in 5 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 272 -130 winning 68%
*FCIAC Champions- 2008,2009,2011, 2019
*FCIAC Regular Season Champions – 2009 (14-4) 2010 (16-2) 2014 (16-2) 2019 (14-2)
*FCIAC Runner-Up –2006, 2015, 2018
*Division Champions –2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019
*LL State Finalist –2015
*LL State Champions – 2017 Ranked #1 CT New Haven Register!
*LL State Champions – 2019 Ranked # 1 CT All Polls!
Phone: 203 341-1286