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Boston College names Jimmy Van Ostrand as Assistant Coach

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VanOstrandChestnut Hill, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team rounded out its staff by added Jimmy Van Ostrand as a volunteer coach, head coach Mike Gambino announced on Wednesday afternoon. Van Ostrand brings seven years of international and minor league playing experience to the Eagles.

“It is extremely important to me that we surround our players with high character people who can help them develop on the field and also into quality men off the field. I think Jimmy fits that mold and is a great fit with our staff,” Gambino said. “He is coming off a great playing career and comes to us with extensive experience that our boys will be able to draw from. He will be a huge asset to our program and we are extremely lucky and excited to have him join as staff.” Continue reading

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SE Louisiana names Matt Riser as Head Coach

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MattRiserHAMMOND, La. – Following a national search, Southeastern Louisiana University has named Matt Riser as head baseball coach, Director of Athletics Jay Artigues announced Tuesday (Jan. 21). The appointment is subject to approval by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System. Continue reading

Oklahoma names Jamie Pinzino as Pitching Coach

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JamiePinzinoBryant_thumb.jpgNORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma head baseball coach Pete Hughes has named Jamie Pinzino as the program’s new assistant baseball and pitching coach. Pinzino, a 12-year veteran in the collegiate ranks and seven-year head coach, comes to Norman after a one-year stint as head coach at William & Mary, preceded by one year as an assistant for the Tribe.

“We are excited about Jamie, Cheryl and baby Henry joining our Sooner family,” stated Hughes. “With Jamie, we have one of the top young head coaches in the country joining our staff.” Continue reading

William and Mary names Brian Murphy as Head Coach

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BrianMurphyWILLIAMSBURG, Va. – William and Mary Athletics Director Terry Driscoll announced the promotion of Brian Murphy to head coach of the Tribe baseball program on Tuesday.

Murphy takes over after the resignation of Jamie Pinzino, who was named the pitching coaching at the University of Oklahoma. Murphy spent last season as W&M’s top assistant and recruiting coordinator for the Tribe, serving as the Green and Gold’s hitting coach. Continue reading

Hofstra Adds Three to Coaching Staff

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JohnRussoHofstraHempstead, NY – Hofstra University Vice President and Director of Athletics Jeffrey A. Hathaway today announced the appointments of Rob Cafiero, Kevin Ferrari and Adam Janowski to volunteer coaching positions in the Hofstra Athletics Department.

Cafiero will serve as an assistant baseball coach, Ferrari a women’s soccer assistant and Janowski a men’s soccer assistant. Continue reading

Army fires Joe Sottolano; Matt Reid named Interim Coach

UPDATED at 12:00AM on September 25th
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Update #1: College Baseball Daily has learned that Joe Sottolano was let go for “sexual misconduct” according to several sources. It did not involve any current Army students.

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College Baseball Daily has learned that Army has fired Joe Sottolano for a “pattern of behavior” according to a press release from the academy. Sottolano had been coaching at West Point since 1992 becoming the head coach in 2000. He has a career record of 391-286-5 in his 13 years as the head coach.  Continue reading

Northeastern to name Mike Glavine as Head Coach after 2014 Season

GlavineCollege Baseball Daily has learned that Northeastern will promote assistant coach Mike Glavine to Head Coach replacing Neil McPhee as head coach at the end of the 2014 season. Glavine has served as an assistant with the Huskies for the last four years serving as the Recruiting Coordinator while working with the infielders and hitters.

The news will be announced tomorrow at 10am during an athletic department press conference.  Continue reading

Penn State names Rob Cooper as Head Coach

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RobCooperWrightStateUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 9, 2013 – Rob Cooper has been selected to guide the Penn State baseball team as head coach, it was announced by Penn State Director of Athletics Dr. David Joyner. Cooper, who comes to Penn State after spending the last nine seasons as the Wright State head coach, is the 14th coach in the 125-year history of the Nittany Lion baseball program. Continue reading