The College Baseball Blog recently had the opportunity to talk with Jordan Wyckoff who just completed his second season with the Franklin and Marshall College Diplomats. He just finished his summer coaching in the Alaskan Baseball League where he served as an assistant coach for the Mat-Su Miners. This is our second opportunity to speak with Coach Wyckoff this fall as we focus this time on his Alaskan League experience. Continue reading CBB talks with Jordan Wyckoff (Part 2)
San Fransisco head coach Nino Giarratano spent the summer with Team USA’s Collegiate National Team. The team had a perfect record of 24-0 as they won the FISU Tournament in the Czech Republic and the Haarlem Baseball Week over the Cuban Olympic team. The interview with Coach Giarratano is wide ranging and talks about some of the great experiences he had in Europe and some of the great opportunities that this trip provided him. Continue reading USF’s Nino Giarratano talks about Team USA Experiance
Terry Puhl, Field Manager of Canada’s entry in the 2008 Olympics, was a Major League outfielder for 15 seasons with the Houston Astros and the Kansas City Royals. He was a National League All Star in 1978 and played in the 1980 National League Championship Series vs. Philadelphia, setting a then-NLCS record with a .526 batting average. He holds the Major League record for career fielding percentage (.993).
Puhl’s day job is Coach of the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars, an NAIA program entering its second year. He gave this interview on his way home from Beijing.
Bob Broughton, The College Baseball Blog: Do you think that baseball should be an Olympic sport? Continue reading Interview with Team Canada/Houston-Victoria Coach Terry Puhl
The College Baseball Blog recently had the opportunity to talk with Jordan Wyckoff who completed his second season with the Franklin and Marshall College Diplomats. He just finished his summer coaching in the Alaskan Baseball League where he served as an assistant coach for the Mat-Su Miners. Continue reading CBB talks with D-3 Assistant Jordan Wyckoff
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
July 30, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) – It’s time to get excited because opening day is less than seven months away! Ok, when you say it like that it deflates your balloons a tad. But there’s no reason to remain anxious for that first pitch in a stadium filled with dizzying aromas of burgers and leather gloves.
A brand new coaching staff will await UCF fans on Feb. 20, and www.UCFAthletics.com sat down with each of them so the community could get to know what these Knights are all about. Volunteer assistant coach Aaron Smith happily agreed to serve as part one of this four-part series, and he quickly admitted that the state of Florida is a whole new experience.
bleedCrimson.net continues their weekly interviews with New Mexico State head baseball coach Rocky Ward. This week Coach Ward discusses the season ending series with Louisiana Tech as well as coaching for the conference tournament. The full article is available at bleedCrimson.net.
Our good buddy Sam Wasson of BleedCrimson.net continues his weekly interviews with New Mexico State head coach Rocky Ward. This week he talks about last week’s games against Hawai’i Pacific and conference foe Hawai’i. They will head back home this weekend when they play against Fresno State in a four game set. The full article is available here.
The Orange County Register writer Keith Sharon checks in with Cal-State Fullerton head coach Dave Serrano. Sharon grew up with Serrano in Cerritos CA playing in youth leagues up until high school with him. He talks about how much love that Serrano had for the game based upon how he took a field maintenance job at Cerritos Community College when he had an unpaid assistant coaching job. We now see that Serrano has moved on from the lower levels as he is one of the top college baseball coaches in the country. The full article is available here.
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Our friends over at BleedCrimson.net continue their weekly interviews after a week off with Rocky Ward who is the head coach of the New Mexico State Aggies. They are currently 10-10 on the year after knocking off the University of New Mexico on Tuesday. The full interview talking about the last two weeks of action for the Aggies is available here.