LYNCHBURG, Va. – Liberty University Director of Athletics Jeff Barber has announced the hiring of Scott Jackson as the seventh head coach of the Flames’ baseball program. Jackson is no stranger to Liberty, having served as the team’s pitching coach during the 2008 season.
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NEW ORLEANS – Tulane Director of Athletics Troy Dannen has introduced Travis Jewett, who has spent the last four years at Vanderbilt University helping build a national baseball powerhouse, as the 24th head coach of the Tulane Green Wave baseball program on Thursday, July 14. “I look forward to having Travis, and his wife Tracy, […]
BOONE, N.C. – Kermit Smith, a 15-year head coaching veteran, has been named the 13th head baseball coach at Appalachian State University, director of athletics Doug Gillin announced on Thursday. Smith, who comes to Appalachian State after seven seasons as the head coach at Lander University in Greenwood, S.C., replaces Billy Jones, whose employment was […]
VILLANOVA, Pa. – A well-known name in the Villanova baseball program was tabbed as the Wildcats next head coach on Thursday morning, as Kevin Mulvey was named the 11th full-time head coach in the program’s 150-plus year history. Mulvey, a former standout pitcher for Villanova who reached the major leagues during a successful professional career, is elevated to […]
Three years ago, Wright State Director of Athletics Bob Grant didn’t go far to replace Rob Cooper, who accepted the head baseball coach position at Penn State. Grant did the same this time after Greg Lovelady accepted the head coach position at Central Florida on Monday. On Wednesday, he chose assistant coach and former Raider […]
UMass head baseball coach Mike Stone announced his retirement on Wednesday after the 2017 season. Stone is set to begin his 35th year coaching collegiate baseball with five years at Vermont before spending the last 29 seasons with the Minutemen. Stone enters his final season in Amherst with a career record of 682-663-3 in 29 seasons.
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFKnights.com) – UCF Vice President and Director of Athletics Danny White named Greg Lovelady the Knights’ new head baseball coach Monday evening. Lovelady was the head coach at Wright State for the past three seasons and was with the Raiders for a total of 12 years. As head coach, he has compiled a […]
OMAHA, Neb. — Vice Chancellor for Athletics Trev Alberts announced Monday that he has made a change in the leadership of the Omaha baseball program, effective immediately. Bob Herold is no longer head coach of the Maverick program, while former assistant coach Evan Porter has been named interim head coach.
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Brett Harker has been named Furman’s new head baseball coach, director of athletics Mike Buddie announced today. Harker, a Greenville, S.C., native who owns six years of coaching experience — all in the Palmetto State — recently completed his second season as pitching coach at Furman, where he also served as recruiting […]