Tag Archives: Interviews with Coaches

CBB Interview with Steve Rousey (Cal-State Northridge)

jolicoeurrouseyThe College Baseball Blog continues our series of interviews with various head coaches around the nation. We recently had a chance to talk with Steve Rousey of Cal-State Northridge. He is currently entering his seventh season with the Matadors. He talks about the team’s expectations for the 2009 season and some of the hot button issues around College Baseball. Continue reading

CBB Interview with Mark Scalf (UNC-Wilmington)

Mark Scalf hopes to lead UNCW back to NCAA Tourney (Photo Courtesy of UNCW Media Relations)
Mark Scalf hopes to lead UNCW back to NCAA Tourney (Photo Courtesy of UNCW Media Relations)

The College Baseball Blog continues our series of interviews with various head coaches around the nation. We recently had a chance to talk with Mark Scalf of UNC-Wilmington. He led the Seahawks to the NCAA Tournament in 2008 making it to the Regional Final against the North Carolina Tar Heels. Coach Scalf talks about his expectations for the 2009 campaign and his opinion on some of the rule changes in College Baseball over the last few years. Continue reading

CBB Interview with Greg DiCenzo (Holy Cross)

Greg DiCenzo enters his second season with Holy Cross (Photo Courtesy of HC Media Relations)

The College Baseball Blog continues our series of interviews with various head coaches around the nation. We recently had a chance to talk with Greg DiCenzo of Holy Cross who is entering his second season. His first season saw the Crusaders go 21-28 while going 11-9 in the Patriot League. They were eliminated in the Patriot League semifinals by the Naval Academy in three games. Continue reading

CBB Interview with Rich Hill (San Diego)

Rich Hill (Courtesy of San Diego Media Relations)
Rich Hill (Courtesy of San Diego Media Relations)

The College Baseball Blog continues our series of interviews with various head coaches around the nation. We recently were able to talk with San Diego’s Rich Hill. He is entering his 21st collegiate season while being in charge of San Diego for the last ten seasons. He led the team to the NCAA Tournament last season when they won the West Coast Conference. Continue reading

CBB Interview with Steve Kittrell (South Alabama)

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Coach Kittrell hopes to lead South Alabama back to NCAA Tourney (Courtesy of South Alabama Media Relations)

The College Baseball Blog continues our series of interviews with various head coaches around the nation. We recently were able to talk with South Alabama’s Steve Kittrell. He is entering his 26th season in charge of the South Alabama Jaguars. He last led the team to the NCAA Tournament in 2006 when they received an at large berth. They last won the Sun Belt tournament title in 2005 and won the entire conference in 2004. Continue reading

CBB Interview with Dan McDonnell (Louisville)

Dan McDonnell hopes to lead Louisville back to Omaha
Dan McDonnell hopes to lead Louisville back to Omaha (Photo Courtesy of Louisvile Media Relations)

The College Baseball Blog continues our series of interviews with Louisville’s Dan McDonnell. He is entering his third season in charge of the Cardinals program. He led the team to the College World Series in 2007 and last year the team received an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament before bowing out in the Athens Regional.

1. Louisville is coming off a 41-21 overall record and a 16-11 record in the Big East conference. This season you return seven out of your top eight hitters from the 2008 Big East Tournament Championship squad. Who do you think has improved the most during your fall workouts in 2008? Continue reading

CBB Interview with Scott Stricklin (Kent State)

Stricklin talks about 2009 team
Stricklin talks about 2009 team

The College Baseball Blog is committed to bringing our readers some insight from coaches from around the coaches. We start our series of interviews with Kent State’s Scott Stricklin. He is entering his fifth season in charge of the program. He made the MAC Championship game in 2008 while making the NCAA Tourney in 2007.

1. Kent State is coming off a 36-21 campaign while going 16-8 in the MAC. The Golden Flashes made the championship game of the MAC but ended up losing to Eastern Michigan. This season you return Greg Rohan who was named as the 2008 MAC Player of the Year and Ben Klafczynski who was named to many Freshman All-American teams. After fall workouts, Who else has made the biggest improvement during fall workouts? Continue reading

UNO’s Tom Walter talks about 2009 season

University of New Orleans head coach Tom Walter recently sat down with UNOPrivateers.com to discuss the team in 2009. He discusses the plans for the 2009 season as the team was devasted with large losses in experianced ballplayers. He also discusses how the renovations to Privateer Park while talking about how hard the team competed in Fall Ball. Continue reading

SJSUSpartans.com sits down with Sam Piraro

San Jose State head baseball coach Sam Piraro recently sat down to do a lengthy interview with the official Spartans website. He talks about many different topics ranging from his favorite music to what he does outside of the baseball diamond. The interview also discusses how Piraro sees the collegiate game today with the increase in exposure with the introduction of Regional coverage by ESPN and other television partners. Continue reading

GoFrogs sits down with Jim Schlossnagle

Schlossnagle looks to lead TCU to a MWC Championship in 2009
Schlossnagle looks to lead TCU to a MWC Championship in 2009

Jim Schlossnagle sat down with GoFrogs.com the official website of TCU Sports to discuss fall workouts recently. He talks about why they had a different format for the fall world series this season with a long 15 game series which came down to the last game. He also talks about how he plans on replacing Andrew Cashner who was the first reliever selected in the 2008 MLB Draft. He talks about many other things in addition with some lineup changes and other things. Continue reading