Here are some weekend news that you might have missed in the Assitant Coaching Carousel. Continue reading Weekend Coaching News and Notes
Justin Beasley shadowed the Middle Tennessee baseball managers this past weekend to reveal their attention to detail and countless hours of hard work.
Stanford, a member of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, played for the Blue Raider baseball program from 1960 to 1963 then became the head coach from 1974 to 1987. In 1987 he took over as athletic director where he served until 1994. Continue reading Former MTSU Coach John Stanford Passes Away
FAU won the SBC regular season title in 2012 behind a 32-22 overall record and a 19-8 record in SBC play. This season, the Owls return six starters from that squad and four starting pitchers, including 2013 All-SBC Preseason selections pitcher Austin Gomber and first baseman Mark Nelson. Continue reading 2013 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Coaches Poll and Teams
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee baseball head coach Jim McGuire unveiled the 2013 schedule on Monday. The rigorous slate features 32 home games and also includes contests against six teams from last year’s NCAA Championship field. Continue reading Middle Tennessee State releases 2013 Schedule
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee baseball associate head coach Jim McGuire has been promoted to the head coaching position, as announced on Thursday by Director of Athletics Chris Massaro and President Sidney A. McPhee. McGuire has spent the last 20 years serving alongside former head coach Steve Peterson, who retired on July 5 after 25 seasons at the helm. Continue reading Jim McGuire named Head Coach at Middle Tennessee
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Steve Peterson, Middle Tennessee’s head baseball coach for the past 25 seasons and the program’s all-time winningest coach, has announced his retirement, effective immediately. Peterson amassed 791 wins during his Blue Raider career while leading MT to 11 conference regular-season championships, nine conference tournament titles and nine NCAA Regional appearances.
Associate head coach Jim McGuire, who has served alongside Peterson for the past 20 years, will act as the interim head coach as the athletic department begins a national search to fill the vacated position. Continue reading Steve Peterson retires at Middle Tennessee
College Baseball Daily continues our series of Conference Previews today with the Sun Belt Conference. Here is the first part of the two part preview. Continue reading 2012 CBD Season Preview: Sun Belt (Part 1)
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NEW ORLEANS – The Panthers of FIU and the Trojans of Troy have been tabbed as the preseason favorites to win the 2012 Sun Belt Conference baseball title in a vote of the league’s head coaches.
FIU, which finished second overall in the standings in 2011, returns five starters to an offense that led the SBC in batting average, home runs and runs scored. The Panthers finished last season 20-9-1 in conference play. FIU received four first-place votes from the coaches and finished with 93 points. Continue reading 2012 Sun Belt Conference Preseason Coaches Poll