| Jerry Wargo - Camp Director
Dan Canevari - Associate Camp Director
Tommy Breen - Associate Camp Director
Joanne Wargo - Director of Administration
Bob Badman - Director of Public Relations
Head Coach, Wake Forest University
A proven program builder and player developer, Tom Walter enters his eighth season in 2017 as the head coach of Wake Forest baseball. The Demon Deacons are coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance in 2016, including an opening-round win over Minnesota after receiving an at-large bid to the College Station Regional. Walter has helped 18 players get drafted or sign pro contracts over the last five years and led the Demon Deacons to five straight winning seasons for the first time since Wake Forest posted seven straight from 1997-2003. Those pro Deacons are highlighted by big leaguers Mac Williamson (Giants) and Tim Cooney (Cardinals), and Will Craig, the 22nd overall pick in the first round by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2016. Walter is the only active head coach in the country to lead three different programs to the NCAA Division I Tournament, becoming just the seventh coach all-time to do so. He joins the ranks of Larry Cochell, Augie Garrido, Sunny Golloway, Andy Lopez, Ron Polk and Jack Stallings.
Head Coach, Cabrini University
Weisheipl comes to Cabrini College after two seasons at West Chester University, where he helped lead the Golden Rams to the 2015 NCAA Regional; guiding the offense to a nearly 30 point improvement in team batting average. The 2015 squad produced St. Louis Cardinals draft pick and PSAC East Division Player of the Year Dylan Tice, along with three other all-conference selections. Prior to West Chester, Weisheipl was the pitching coach, recruiting coordinator, and director of camps for Villanova University. During his time at Villanova, Weisheipl developed four pitchers who were drafted into professional baseball, significantly increased youth and prospect camp attendance, assisted in summer league placements, and spear headed national level recruiting. Before coming to the Philadelphia area, Weisheipl was named the head coach at Notre Dame College following one season as the pitching coach, recruiting coordinator, and academic liaison at the school. In his three seasons as head coach, the team established program records for the most wins and highest winning percentage in a season. Most recently, his 2011 squad had eight players garner all-conference honors and the team was honored as an NAIA Scholar Team with a team grade-point average above 3.0.
Head Baseball Coach - Towson University
A new era of college baseball is on the horizon at Towson University as Matt Tyner will be named the Tigers' new head coach. Tyner will officially be introduced at 1 p.m. Friday in the Minnegan Room on the third floor of the Unitas Stadium Field House.
"We are very excited for Matt to be our next head coach," said Director of Athletics Tim Leonard. "We had a very talented candidate pool and Matt stood out with his vision of turning this program into a contender. His success as a player and coach, as well as in the business sector, made him the ideal person to be the next head coach at Towson."
"First off, I want to thank God for this opportunity," said Tyner. “Secondly, I want to thank President Kim Schatzel and Athletic Director Tim Leonard for having the faith and the trust in me to guide the Towson University baseball program. I am very excited for this opportunity as it fulfills a life-long dream."
Assistant Coach, Prince George's Community College
| Troy Brohawn
Head Coach, Salisbury University
Troy Brohawn was named the Salisbury University Head Baseball Coach in July 2014. The Eastern Shore native returns to the Salisbury program after a five-year stint as the head coach of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School where he led the Vikings to the state championship in 2013. Brohawn served as the Sea Gulls' pitching coach from 2006-2009. During that time Salisbury posted a 149-32 record. While coaching, he also completed his degree in physical education, receiving his diploma in 2009. Brohawn was also an accomplished player, playing three years of Division I baseball at the University of Nebraska before a 12-year professional career. While at Nebraska, he was named to the Dean's List three times and was a first-team All-American. He set a school record at the time with 123 strikeouts in 111 1/3 innings and threw 13 complete games during the 1993 season.
Head Coach, Coppin State University
Sherman Reed enters his eighth season as the head coach of the Coppin State baseball program after previously spending two seasons as an assistant. During his first three seasons at the helm, Reed has worked tirelessly on the recruiting trail and helping turn the Coppin State baseball program around. The 2012 edition of the Eagles featured 20 freshmen and sophomores laying the foundation for success in the coming years. Coppin has qualified for the MEAC Championship five out of the past seven years with a total of five tournament game wins. Coppin State was a semi-finalist in the 2013 Tournament after beating Bethune-Cookman and NC A&T. They came close to duplicating that feat in 2016 before losing a 12th inning hardly fought contest to Norfolk State 7-6. Under Reed, the 2013 Eagles had the nation’s highest win turnaround percentage while winning 18 games. Reed became Coppin’s second-winningest coach in school history after the 9-5 victory over NC A&T on February 18, 2018, and is in his fourth year serving as President of the MEAC Baseball Coaches Association. Reed is also in his third year serving on the 2018 NCAA Division I Baseball Regional Advisory Committee for the Atlantic Region.
Head Coach, Wilson College
John Poss enters his first season as the head coach of the new baseball program in 2017. Poss brings an extensive baseball background to Wilson, both as a professional player and as a successful coach. Since 2012, he has led the St. Mary’s Catholic High School program in Annapolis, Maryland to a 123-28 record while grooming 22 student-athletes that would go on to compete at the collegiate level. Prior to taking over the program at St. Mary’s Catholic, Poss served as an assistant coach at his high school alma mater DeMatha Catholic, where he helped lead the powerhouse program to two Maryland State Private School championships. After a successful collegiate career for NCAA Division 1 programs at the University of Maryland Baltimore County and Winthrop University, Poss enjoyed a professional playing career in the Frontier and Atlantic Leagues as well as a stint in the Baltimore Orioles organization in 2000.
| Brian Hollamon
Head Coach, University Maryland Eastern Shore
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore on August 21, 2017, appointed alumnus, one-time Hawks assistant and long-time Parkside High School coach Brian Hollamon to be its head baseball coach.
Hollamon was a graduate assistant with the Hawks from 1996-99 when he earned a Masters of Education in Guidance and Counseling from the university. Since then, he has been a fixture in coaching interscholastic baseball on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Over the last 14 seasons at Parkside, where he was also a guidance counselor, Hollamon has built a perennial power in the Bayside Conference, while consistently producing players who go on to play baseball at all levels including Division I.
| Chris Bengel
Pitching Coach, University Maryland Eastern Shore
Coach Bengel comes to The University of Maryland Eastern Shore from Baltimore Maryland with more than 20 years of baseball coaching experience. Most recently, he was with Dulaney High school in Timonium, Maryland, where his staff averaged 17 wins per season over his six years. During that span his players were awarded three Baltimore County Pitchers of the Year. Prior to Dulaney, he was the head junior varsity Coach at Calvert Hall College High School for eight years, winning seven Championships. He also spent a year as the Director of Baseball Operations and a varsity assistant coach. While at Calvert Hall he was the Director of Admissions for 18 years and taught the Junior/Senior Business Management Elective.
Southern Maryland Baseball Staff
Coach Williams has sixteen years of professional
baseball experience while playing in Baltimore Orioles, LA Dodgers and
San Francisco Giants Organizations. His position was outfield. He has
captured Most Valuable Player, Most Popular, TOPPS Player of the
Month, and Batting Champion Awards while playing Pro baseball. The
Giants placed him on their Major League Roster.
Jimmy's playing days, have also taken his talents abroad to The
Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama , Venezuela, Puerto Rico and the
Chunichi Dragons in Japan where he played in the Japan World Series.
| Al Corbeil
Head Coach, Polk Community College
In 2016, the Eagles ended the season ranked 10th in the country after going 39-17. The Eagles captured their third consecutive Suncoast Conference Championship and fifth in the past six seasons.
The 2016 season saw seven players earn All-Conference Honors, including Pitcher of the Year Zak Spivy and Fireman of the Year Justin Tworek. Cody Burgess was second in the country with a school-record 45 stolen bases.
Under Corbeil's watch the past six seasons, the Eagles have accumulated more wins than any other state college/community college program in Florida with a 236-87 record. The baseball program has been nationally recognized and ranked in the top 20 in the country by the NJCAA/Perfect Game in all six seasons.
Head Baseball Coach, Naval
After completing just his first season at the helm of the Navy baseball team, Paul Kostacopoulos' work in progressively rebuilding a program that has won over 60 percent in its 111-year history can easily be seen.
Inheriting a team that won only 12 games in 2005, Kostacopoulos engineered a team that went 32-21-1 in 2006, the second-highest win total in school history and most by a first-year Navy skipper. The 20 victories over the previous season's mark ranks as the best turnaround in school history and tied for the largest win-improvement in Patriot League history. Navy's 24 victories in non-league contests also established a school record last season.
Head Baseball Coach, Anne Arundel Community College
Nick Hoffner was named head baseball coach at Anne Arundel Community College in November, 2020. athletics has announced the hiring of Nick Hoffner to lead the Riverhawks’ baseball program. Hoffner has spent the previous 10 seasons at the helm of the Howard High School varsity team, leading the Lions to their first-ever state title in 2018. Hoffner amassed a 117-68 record during his tenure with the Lions, building the program from two-straight seasons of six or fewer wins to back-to-back state championship appearances in 2017 and 18, winning the first state title in school history in 2018. The 2018 Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches State and District 5 Coach of the Year, Hoffner was also named the American Baseball Coaches Association Regional Coach of the Year (High School Division I). Throughout his tenure, Hoffner sent nearly 20 student-athletes on the play college baseball, including to UMBC, Towson University, and York College. Prior to taking the helm of the Lions, Hoffner served as the junior varsity head baseball coach at his alma mater, Mount Hebron High School in Ellicott City. He also brings expertise in clinics and camps across all age groups. Hoffner was a four-year letter winner at Presbyterian College, serving as team captain his senior year. He played summer ball in the New York College Baseball League and the Southern Collegiate Baseball League.
Head Coach, UMBC
UMBC Director of Athletics Tim Hall has named Liam Bowen as the head coach of the UMBC baseball program.
Bowen assumed the role of acting head coach on May 1, 2019 and will become just the fifth head coach in program history after spending the last eight years on staff and the last two years as the associate head coach.
"Liam has done an outstanding job during his tenure at UMBC and I am confident he is well-prepared to become the leader this program needs moving forward," said Athletics Director Tim Hall.
Bowen, who was on the staff during the team's recent America East Championship run in 2017, is grateful for the opportunity and is excited to help continue the success of the program both on and off the field.
Head Baseball Coach, Hampden-Sydney
Coach Kinne has been coaching collegiate
baseball since 1994 as both a head and assistant coach.
As Head Coach at New Hampshire Technical Institute, Kinne led
the Capitols to the NNESCC title in 1995. He also served
as an Assistant Coach at Charleston Southern University, VMI,
Washington and Lee, and Mary Washington College. Currently
Kinne is in his second year as Head Coach at Hampden-Sydney.
He led the Tigers to their best season since 1991, finishing
third at the ODAC Tournament.
Head Baseball Coach, Chesapeake
his 10th season with the Skipjacks, led Chesapeake to its first
20-win season in 2001, first 25-win season in 2003, and first
40-win season in 2005. That 2005 squad became the first Chesapeake
baseball team to win region and district titles, advance to
the NJCAA Division II World Series, and win a World Series game
on the way to a fifth-place national finish."We feel like we’ve
built a solid foundation for the baseball program," said Szymanski,
who has compiled a 236-177-5 record with the Skipjacks. ""We’ve
been in the playoffs every year and we’ve been competitive with
almost every team. We really feel like we’re headed in the right
direction." Winning has almost become expected under Szymanski,
who has guided the program to six straight 25-win seasons and
four consecutive 30-win campaigns. Chesapeake finished 32-18-1
in 2008, winning a school-record 21 conference games and reaching
the NJCAA Division I Region XX Final Four for the first time
in its two seasons since moving up to Division I
Head Coach, State College of Florida Manatee
II is in his 9th year as an assistant coach at Manatee Community
College. A 1990 graduate of MCC, Coach Hill played in the Lancer
baseball program from 1988 to 1990. He was named to the 1988
All-State Academic team and the 1990 All-State Tournament team.
Assistant Coach, Shenandoah
The newest member
of the SU baseball staff is Baltimore, Md. native Bruce Cameron.
Cameron came to Shenandoah University in July 2008 after spending
the past 11 years as an assistant coach at West Virginia University.
Head Coach, Catholic
Head Coach Ross
Natoli, in his 20th season at Catholic University, has built
the Cardinals into one of the most respected and competitive
NCAA Division III programs in the East. He has led CUA to 20
or more victories eight times in the past 12 years and in 2003
picked up his 300th career victory.
Under Natoli's direction, the Cardinals’ on-field personality
reflects his own philosophy that perseverance, team unity and
commitment form the foundation for a successful program. He
continues to strive to develop his teams with the goal of being
consistent contenders for NCAA tournament play in the future.
A native Washingtonian, Natoli was a standout outfielder at
cross-town rival George Washington University, from which he
earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1981. After
playing for two teams that advanced to the NCAA Division I Tournament
(1977, 1979), he served as the Colonials’ topassistant coach
from 1981-1984. He became the Cards' head coach in the fall
of 1985, and is also widely recognized for founding and directing
the highly regarded Catholic University Instructional Baseball
Camps & Clinics for youth in the Washington metropolitan area.
Head Baseball Coach, Frostburg
Anthony Williams is entering his second season as the head coach of the Frostburg State baseball team during the 2020-21 athletic year. Williams led Frostburg to four wins in 2020 in FSU's first season at the Division II level before the season was cut short. The Bobcats posted wins over Clarion, Goldey-Beacom, Shepherd and Mansfield. Williams is the 13th head coach in the 83–year history of the Bobcat baseball program, and was part of the FSU coaching staff during the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
Assistant Baseball Coach, King College
In just one season the effects of Luke Howard’s teachings to the King Tornado pitching staff have become evident after the Scarlet and Navy achieved 30 wins and advanced to the conference postseason tournament, largely behind the Tornado’s arms. Howard begins his second season with King serving as the team’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. Despite the loss of the team’s ace from 2011, Howard helped mold a three-armed machine that accounted for 22 of the team’s 30 wins last season. He helped Cory Rhoades become the Tornado’s No. 1 hurler, leading the team in wins (9), earned run average (3.09), and strikeouts (74) en route to achieving All-Conference honors. Rhodes was second in the conference in overall wins and third in strikeouts while posting numbers across the board that were personal improvements for the sophomore. Howard also groomed lefty Reiss Stanley into a full-time starter while turning Wes Houser into a threat from the bump at any point in the game with his seven wins, two saves, and three complete games while leading the team and finishing second in the league in innings pitched (98.0).
Assistant Baseball Coach, Frostburg State University
Head Baseball Coach, York College
Mike Scappa was named the fourth York College baseball coach in the 44 years of the program’s history in July of 2011. Scappa replaced long-time head coach Paul Saikia, who had served as the Spartans’ leader since 1998. Saikia was named the Spartans’ Assistant Dean for Athletics and Recreation in late spring of 2011.
Scappa's first year at the helm of the program saw the Spartans notch a record of 22-20. After a rough start to the campaign, York rallied to win 10 of their final 14 games with a young and talented roster that is primed for very good 2013 season. The Spartans were very close to having a much different record in 2012 as the Spartans lost nine one-run decisions.
Associate Head Coach, Salisbury
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