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Long Beach State’s Mike Weathers Announces Retirement; Troy Buckley to Take Over

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Long Beach, Calif. – Long Beach State head baseball coach Mike Weathers has announced his retirement from baseball effective at the end of the 2010 season.

“After 18 years at Long Beach State, nine as an assistant and nine as head coach, I feel it is time to step aside and let someone else lead the program,” Weathers said. “I’ve wanted to spend more time with my wife, Charlotte, my daughters and my grandson and this will allow me to do that. I’m anxious to start the next stage of my life and I am excited to continue to watch the Dirtbags compete for championships.”

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Maj. Mike Kazlausky Named Air Force Baseball Head Coach

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MikeKazlauskyAirForce USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – Maj. Mike Kazlausky has been named interim head baseball coach at the Air Force Academy for the 2011 season, according to an announcement today from Director of Athletics Dr. Hans Mueh. Kazlausky, who is currently an Air Officer Commanding (AOC) for cadet squadron 12 at the Academy, will assume his duties at the end of the current baseball season.

Kazlausky will replace Mike Hutcheon, who after seven years at the helm offered his resignation upon completion of the 2010 season. Kazlausky, otherwise known as "Coach Kaz" is a 1991 Academy graduate and has logged six years as an assistant coach at the Academy.

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Mitchell resigns at Alabama A&M

AlabamaAM Demetris Mitchell resigned as Alabama A&M head coach on Monday as announced by the athletic department. On Tuesday evening, the bulldogs took on Auburn where they lost by a score of 11-1 and were led by former head coach Jay Martin who left the program after the 2009 season. Martin will also serve as the coach on Wednesday evening when they take on Auburn in the second game of a two game set.

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Todd Coryell added to Western Illinois Coaching Staff

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ToddCoryell MACOMB, Ill. – Western Illinois Baseball head coach Mike Villano announced the hiring of Todd Coryell as assistant coach. Coryell will work with the pitching staff and recruiting.

For the past two years Coryell worked as an associate scout with the Cincinnati Reds while also serving as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at Grand Rapids Community College. He was on the coaching staff at Kellogg Community College in 2008 when the Bears advanced to the Junior College World Series.

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Marc Fink added to Seton Hall Coaching Staff

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FinkPhoto SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – The Seton Hall baseball team has hired Marc Fink to the position of volunteer assistant coach.  The announcement was made by head coach Rob Sheppard as Fink joins the seventh year head coach following a three-year coaching stint with Jackson Memorial High School.

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Maine adds Cather to Coaching Staff

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BillyCather ORONO, Maine — University of Maine baseball coach Steve Trimper announced recently that Billy Cather (Worcester, Mass.) will serve as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2010 season. Cather, Maine’s centerfielder for the past three years, wrapped up a standout career for the Black Bears in 2009.

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Kevin Tucker added to Nevada Coaching Staff

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KevinTuckerNevada Reno, Nev. – University of Nevada head baseball coach Gary Powers has added Kevin Tucker to the staff for the 2010 season.  Tucker will serve as the volunteer assistant working with the Wolf Pack outfielders and hitters.

"Kevin brings a vast amount of division one coaching experience to our staff," said Powers.  "His time as a coach in two very competitive conferences will blend well with our coaching staff and provide another quality resource for our players to learn from.  We are extremely pleased to have Kevin as part of our 2010 coaching staff."

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Ole Miss adds Justin Dedman As Director of Operations

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MikeBiancoOleMiss OXFORD, Miss. - Justin Dedman has joined the Ole Miss baseball staff, filling the position of Director of Baseball Operations head coach Mike Bianco announced on Friday.

Dedman fills the position previously held by Rob Francis, who has since taken a position as a volunteer assistant coach with the Rebel coaching staff upon the promotion of Matt Mossberg to the position of a full-time assistant.

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Clint Stoy added to New Mexico Coaching Staff

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ClintStoryNM ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–The University of New Mexico Lobo baseball team announced the addition of Clint Stoy as a volunteer assistant coach today. Stoy brings seven years of coaching experience and four years of collegiate baseball experience to New Mexico. Stoy will assist with hitting, outfield and coach first base.

"Clint Stoy is a great addition to the program," said head coach Ray Birmingham. "He has been to some great places. His greatest recommendation came from Dave Burroughs, who coaches Cowley County Community College and who I think the world of. Clint has many years of experience at every level and he has the greatest amount of energy I’ve ever seen in a young man. He is going to be special for our program."

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UT-Arlington names K.J. Hendricks Assistant Baseball Coach

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KJHendricksUTA ARLINGTON, Texas – UT Arlington head baseball coach Darin Thomas announced on Wednesday that K.J. Hendricks has been added to the Mavericks coaching staff as an assistant coach.

Hendricks, although new to the position, is no stranger to the UTA baseball program after spending each of the past two seasons on the Maverick coaching staff as a volunteer assistant (2009) and team chaplain (2008).

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