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Jason Arnold added to Georgia State Staff


JasonArnoldGeorgiaState ATLANTA – Georgia State baseball head coach Greg Frady announced the hiring of Jason Arnold as an assistant coach on Monday afternoon. Arnold will serve as the pitching coach after two years at Bethune-Cookman University.

"I am extremely happy for the opportunity that Coach Frady and Georgia State has given me," commented Arnold. "I am very thankful to Coach Melendez at Bethune-Cookman for giving me an opportunity to start my collegiate coaching career. I hope that I can build on Georgia State’s recent success and help to take Panther baseball to the next level."

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Ted Silva added to Loyola Marymount Coaching Staff


TedSilvaLMU LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Ted Silva has been hired and brought into the LMU baseball program as the team’s pitching coach, it was announced by head coach Jason Gill on Monday. Silva comes to the bluff after serving three successful seasons as the pitching coach for UC Irvine, a perennial powerhouse in Division I baseball out of the Big West Conference.

"We feel extremely fortunate to have Ted Silva come in as our pitching coach," Gill said. "Ted is considered one of the best pitching minds in the country, and has a winning attitude from which we can all benefit. He has the ability to get the most out of his players, and is recognized for his knack to develop not only quality pitchers, but also pitching staffs as a whole. Off the diamond, his connections in California will help us in our recruiting efforts to bring in top-end student-athletes. It is clear through the new athletic facilities that are being built, and a commitment from the entire campus, that LMU is moving in the direction of building championships. With the acquisition of Ted Silva in our baseball program, we are one step closer to that goal."

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Jesse Zepeda added to Long Beach Staff


TroyBuckley Long Beach, Calif. – Long Beach State head baseball coach Troy Buckley has announced the addition of Jesse Zepeda as an assistant coach for the program. Zepeda comes to The Beach after spending seven seasons as an assistant coach at Cal Poly.

Zepeda, who was the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at Cal Poly, will assume those same roles for Long Beach State.

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Nebraska adds Darin Erstad to Coaching Staff

Darin Erstad was named hitting coach at Nebraska on Thursday. FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Lincoln – One of the most decorated baseball players in program history returns to Nebraska in a new role, as Darin Erstad has been named an assistant coach for the Husker baseball team, Head Coach Mike Anderson announced Thursday. A two-time Major League All-Star and three-time Gold Glove winner, Erstad will serve as the Huskers’ hitting coach.
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Todd Whitting named Head Coach at Houston


ToddWhiting Returning to his alma mater, Todd Whitting rejoined the University of Houston baseball program as its head coach on Friday, Director of Athletics Mack Rhoades announced.

Whitting becomes the eighth coach in program history and brings a solid resume as a coach and as a recruiter, roles he held for seven seasons at TCU and as an assistant at Houston from 1995 to 2003.

During his career, he has been a part of programs that won 16 conference regular-season and tournament championships, competed in 13 NCAA Regionals, five NCAA Super Regionals and one NCAA College World Series.

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Mik Aoki accepts Notre Dame job

Boston College head coach Mik Aoki has accepted the Notre Dame head coaching job tonight as I previously reported on June 29th. (FULL ARTICLE) Aoki spent the last four seasons in charge of the Eagles bringing them to two ACC tournaments the last two seasons and the NCAA Tournament in 2009.His career record with the Eagles was 114-104-1 while having a career head coaching record of 201-248-1 after spending five seasons in charge of the Columbia program before becoming the pitching coach at Boston College under former BC and current VT head coach Peter Hughes.

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Centenary’s Ed McCann Resigns; Mike Diaz named Replacement


EdMCannCentenary SHREVEPORT-After 12 successful seasons as the head baseball coach, Centenary’s Ed McCann announced his resignation as the leader of the Gents baseball program on Friday afternoon.

“Centenary took a chance on me 12 years ago when no one else would give me the time of day. I have had the opportunity to work under four awesome athletic directors: Russ Sharp, Dr. David Bedard, Taylor Moore, and Dr. Tom Tallach. For that, I will always be thankful and grateful,” said McCann.

McCann departs Centenary after completing his 12th year as the head coach of the Gents.

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UALR Announces Coaching Changes


UALRNewCoaches LITTLE ROCK – UALR head baseball coach Scott Norwood announced changes to his staff on Friday, adding University of Pittsburgh assistant coach Brandon Rowan while promoting Jeremy Haworth to a full-time assistant position.

Rowan comes to UALR after two seasons as Pittsburgh’s pitching coach, where he helped the Panthers to a 38-18 record and a No. 3 seed in the Big East Tournament in 2010. He will serve as UALR’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator, inheriting a staff which will look to replace 2010 MLB Draft pick and All-Sun Belt performer Adam Champion.

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Winthrop’s Joe Hudak relieved as Head Coach


JoeHudakWinthrop ROCK HILL, SCWinthrop Athletic Director Tom Hickman announced on Thursday that head baseball coach Joe Hudak has been relieved of his coaching duties and will be reassigned within the athletic department under the direction of the athletic director.

“We felt we needed a change in leadership,” said Hickman. “We appreciate the years of service that Coach Hudak gave to this program and the efforts he made to build Winthrop baseball into a respected and competitive program on a regional and national level. However, the program has not progressed in recent years as we would have liked, particularly when you take into account the outstanding facilities and support services that we have to offer prospective student-athletes.”

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