Tag Archives: Interviews with Coaches

TCBB talks with Hall of Fame Coach Ed Flaherty, Part 2

Coach Ed Flaherty has become a regional legend and an NACB Hall of Famer in his 22 years as Head Coach of Southern Maine.  With a career record of 689 and 301 (.695 winning percentage), Coach Flaherty figures to cross into rarefied air with the potential to win his 700th game for the Huskies in 2009.  The Huskies will also be going for their third national DIII title in 2009 after falling short in the Northeast Regional against the Trinity (CT) juggernaut this past spring.  Coach Flaherty graduated from Maine, where he played baseball.  He was inducted into the University of Maine Hall of Fame in 1992, the State of Maine Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993 and the National Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame in 2005.

Last week we talked Southern Maine with Coach Flaherty. (Part 1 available here.)  He’s been kind enough to sit down with us for some more questions.
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TCBB talks with Hall of Fame Coach Ed Flaherty, Part 1

Coach Ed Flaherty has become a regional legend and an NACB Hall of Famer in his 22 years as Head Coach of Southern Maine.  With a career record of 689 and 301 (.695 winning percentage), Coach Flaherty figures to cross into rarefied air with the potential to win his 700th game for the Huskies in 2009.  The Huskies will also be going for their third national DIII title in 2009 after falling short in the Northeast Regional against the Trinity (CT) juggernaut this past spring.  Coach Flaherty graduated from Maine, where he played baseball.  He was inducted into the University of Maine Hall of Fame in 1992, the State of Maine Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993 and the National Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame in 2005.

We at TCBB would like to thank Coach Flaherty for taking the time to talk with us and wish him the best of luck in the upcoming season.
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CBB talks with Jordan Wyckoff (Part 2)

Coach Wyckoff
Coach Wyckoff

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

USF’s Nino Giarratano talks about Team USA Experiance

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

BleedCrimson.net checks in with Rocky Ward

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.

OC-Register checks in with Dave Serrano

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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Jack Leggett Interview for 3/30

Don Munson of the Clemson Tigers Sports Network has forwarded us his interview with Jack Leggett that was conducted yesterday after taking two out of three games against the Maryland Terrapins. The Tigers have a big week ahead of them with a home and home series with Georgia and a three game ACC set against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes. He also talks about the contribution from second baseman Mike Freeman and on the possible return of Addison Johnson. The full interview is available here.

BleedCrimson.net Weekly Interview with Rocky Ward

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.

Checking in with Jack Leggett

Don Munson who does Play by Play for the Clemson Tigers sent us his weekly interview with Jack Leggett. He talks about this past weekend series with the NC State Wolfpack in which the Tigers won two out of three games. He also previews the upcoming mid-week games against Elon before heading up to College Park to take on the Maryland Terps. The full radio interview is available here.