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Maryland names James Belanger as Assistant Coach

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland head baseball coach John Szefc on Monday added a second member to his 2012 coaching staff and announced the hiring of James Belanger as an assistant coach.

Belanger joins the Terrapin coaching staff after four seasons at Monmouth University and will serve as the pitching coach. This past season, Belanger oversaw the development of Pat Light, who was named New Jersey Collegiate Baseball Association (NJCBA) Pitcher of the Year and drafted 37th overall in the Major League Baseball Draft by the Boston Red Sox. Continue reading


Robert Vaughn added to Maryland Coaching Staff

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland head baseball coach John Szefc on Thursday announced the hiring of Robert Vaughn as an assistant coach, becoming the first addition to Szefc’s coaching staff.

Vaughn, who will also serve as the recruiting coordinator, comes to Maryland after spending the past two seasons as a volunteer assistant coach at Kansas State, where he coached the catchers and was in charge of base-running instruction. Continue reading


Michigan to name Maryland’s Erik Bakich as Head Coach

College Baseball Daily has learned through multiple sources that Maryland head coach Erik Bakich will be the next head coach at Michigan. An official announcement is expected later today. Stay tuned to CBD for more information.

UPDATE: Michigan Press Release announcing hire of Erik Bakich:

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan director of athletics Dave Brandon announced today (Wednesday, June 27) that Erik Bakich has been hired as the 19th head coach in Wolverines baseball history. Bakich (pronounced back-itch) comes to Ann Arbor after spending the past three seasons as the baseball coach at the University of Maryland (2010-12).
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