Category Archives: New Coach

Sam Houston State releases Six Interviews for Baseball Opening

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Sam-Houston-State-University-LogoAn initial list of six highly qualified coaches will interview for the Bearkats’ head baseball coaching post, Sam Houston Director of Athletics Bobby Williams announced Monday.

The six candidates bring a wide variety of collegiate and professional baseball experience, while several candidates have made it to the pinnacle of College Baseball, either playing or coaching in the College World Series. Continue reading

Scott Norwood resigns at UALR

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UALRTurfFieldLITTLE ROCK – Scott Norwood has announced his immediate resignation as head baseball coach at UALR to pursue other opportunities. Assistant coach and recruiting coordinator Chris Marx will serve as interim head coach while a national search begins immediately.

“I appreciate the opportunities that I have been given at UALR,” said Norwood. “I wish UALR success in the future.” Continue reading

Tulane set to name David Pierce as Head Coach

PierceSamHoustonStateCollege Baseball Daily has learned that David Pierce will be named the head coach at Tulane. Pierce most recently brought Sam Houston State to the NCAA Tournament where they finished the season with a 43-19 overall record and a 22-8 mark in Southland conference play. It was the Bearkats third straight NCAA tournament appearance.

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Campbell names Justin Haire as Head Coach

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell University Athletics Director Bob Roller announced Friday that Justin Haire has been named the Camels’ new head baseball coach.

“Naming Justin as our head coach allows a seamless transition for our excellent baseball program,” said Roller. “He has been an integral part of our building process and played a major role in our recent success. Campbell Baseball is now known nationally, and we realize how important it is to maintain this momentum and continuity. Justin has been a tireless recruiter and excellent teacher as our associate head coach. We both have the shared goals of, not only continuing our successful performance on the diamond, but in improving and playing deeper into June.” Continue reading

LA Tech to name Greg Goff as head coach

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LaTechLogo_thumb.jpgRUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland introduced former Campbell University coach Greg Goff as the seventh head coach of the Bulldog Baseball program in a press conference on Friday morning in the Jarrell Room of the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.

Goff comes to Ruston after spending seven years as the head baseball coach at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., where he amassed an impressive record of 224-174 in his time at the helm of the Camels program, including recording three straight 40-win seasons. This past season, Goff and his team captured the Big South Tournament Championship, which led to Campbell’s first NCAA Regional appearance in 24 years. During last week’s Columbia Regional, Goff and his team defeated Conference USA’s Old Dominion for the program’s first ever win in an NCAA Regional. Continue reading

UC-Riverside Doug Smith Retires

UC-RiversideSchedulePhotoRiverside—UC Riverside Baseball Coach Doug Smith announced today that he is retiring after nearly 40 years with the program including the last 10 as the team’s head coach. Highlanders Pitching Coach Bobby Applegate has been named the team’s interim head coach, and a national search for Coach Smith’s fulltime replacement will begin immediately.

“I’ve been honored and privileged to be a part of UC Riverside and the Highlanders baseball program for 36 years,” said Smith, “and during that time I have been fortunate to be surrounded by great mentors, great peers, and great student-athletes. I have been a very lucky man. I look forward to continuing my relationship with UC Riverside Athletics, this time as a fan and supporter.” Continue reading