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UTSA finalizes 2010 Coaching Staff

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JLYVYEXACQVDOPS.20080328204248 SAN ANTONIO — UTSA head baseball coach Sherman Corbett announced Friday that he has promoted Brett Lawler to assistant coach and Josh Lee has joined the program as a volunteer assistant.

Lawler, who has been the Roadrunners’ volunteer coach the last two seasons, replaces Mike Clement, who accepted a position with Texas A&M last month. The College Station native will work with the team’s hitters and mentor the catchers and outfielders defensively.

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Matt Marron added to Stony Brook staff

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MattSenk Stony Brook, N.Y. – Stony Brook head baseball coach, Matt Senk, announced on Thursday that Mike Marron has been named an assistant coach. Marron, who comes to Seawolves after four years as an assistant coach at UMass-Lowell, will serve as the pitching coach in addition to helping with recruiting.

"We’re extremely excited to have Mike join our staff," Senk said. "He brings passion, success and an outstanding work ethic that will enhance the pitching staff and our program overall."

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San Diego State rounds out Coaching Staff

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EricValenzuela SAN DIEGO – San Diego State Head Baseball Coach Tony Gwynn has announced the hiring of Eric Valenzuela to the position of Aztec pitching coach. Valenzuela comes to SDSU from the University of San Diego where he served as the Toreros’ pitching coach the past six seasons. Gwynn also revealed that former SDSU player Brock Ungricht will assume duties as the program’s volunteer assistant coach for the upcoming campaign.

Known as a standout recruiter and instructor, Valenzuela was a key component in the success of USD baseball in recent years and was instrumental in the development of the Torero pitching staff into one of the finest in the nation. He made an immediate impact during his first season at USD in 2004 as the Torero mound corps led the West Coast Conference in team ERA. Valenzuela spearheaded the recruiting efforts for the 2008 USD recruiting class that was ranked the nation’s best by Baseball America. He was also the catalyst for the 2006 recruiting class that was among Baseball America’s Dandy Dozen.

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Megahee added to Auburn Coaching Staff

TyMegahee AUBURN, Ala. – Ty Megahee has joined the Auburn baseball staff for the 2009-10 season, Auburn Head Coach John Pawlowski announced on Tuesday. Megahee was previously at Monmouth University as an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator, helping the team to a regional appearance in 2009.

"We are very fortunate to have Ty Megahee join the Auburn baseball program. His experience as an assistant coach, recruiting coordinator and a trip to the NCAA Regionals last year will certainly help us as we continue to move the program forward," Pawlowski said.

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Erik Bakich taking Aggressive Approach

EricBakich Yes, I post too much about new Maryland coach Erik Bakich but it seems that every time there is an article on him, we find a great quote in it from the new Maryland coach. The most recent article from The Diamondback Online talks with Coach Bakich about his aggressive style in recruiting the best players and coaches to College Park MD as he tries to turn around UMD program. He ended up getting one of the top pitching coaches in Sean Kenny from Pepperdine who agreed to come across the country to sleep on an air mattress in Bakich’s apartment for the last two weeks.

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San Diego announces Coaching Changes

RichHill San Diego head coach Rich Hill has announced coaching changes with former top assistant coach Eric Valenzuela heading over to cross town rival San Diego State. The biggest change sees Jay Johnson moved up to the top assistant position while Tyler Kincaid has been hired from Palomar College to take over the pitching duties. Ramon Orozco has been moved up to volunteer assistant coach while Nik Crouch joins the staff as the Director of Baseball Operations. We should see how the move by Valenzuela affects the San Diego program as he was very important in bringing some star players into the program which is highlighted by Brian Matusz and Josh Romanski.

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Duncan leaves Auburn for Purdue

JeffDuncan Jeff Duncan has left his position as a volunteer assistant coach at Auburn for an assistant position with the Purdue Boilermakers. Duncan spent the last school year with the Tigers coaching the outfielders and helping out with the hitters. Outfielder Trent Mummey won the ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove while the team hit a school record 103 homers.

This is an interesting move as Purdue is looking to turn around the program after going 25-26 overall and 11-12 in the Big Ten which saw them finish in sixth place in the conference.

You can check out the full press release from Auburn Media Relations below.

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Arkansas State adds Tim Kendrick as Volunteer Assistant

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TimKendrick JONESBORO, Ark. (09/09/09) – Arkansas State head baseball coach Tommy Raffo announced Wednesday that Tim Kendrick will join the Red Wolves’ coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2010 baseball season.

A native of Middletown, R.I., Kendrick comes to ASU after serving three and one-half years as an assistant coach at Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss. During his time at Mississippi College, Kendrick worked as the recruiting coordinator and position player coach. He maintained the softball and baseball fields and facilities at Mississippi College, coordinated camps and organized practices, academic progress and travel for the Choctaws.

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Kyle Bunn added to Alabama Coaching Staff

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BamaBaseballStadium TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Kyle Bunn, regarded as one the top pitching coaches and recruiters in college baseball, has joined the Alabama baseball staff, head baseball coach Mitch Gaspard announced today.

“Obviously when we started this search, Kyle was our number-one target from the outset,” Alabama head coach Mitch Gaspard said.  “We loved his style; he has a great mentality and a great knowledge of pitching and his development of pitchers is obvious.

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