Jerry Wargo - Camp Director
Dan Canevari - Head of Baseball Operations
Robert Clark - Associate Camp Director
Tommy Breen - Associate Camp Director
Joanne Wargo - Director of Administration
Allen Haines - Director of Public Relations

Tom Walter
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.


Terry Rooney
Associate Head Coach, University of Alabama

University of Alabama head baseball coach Greg Goff officially announced the addition of Terry Rooney to the Crimson Tide coaching staff on July 9, 2016. Rooney holds the title of associate head coach while working as the team’s pitching coach and assisting with recruiting efforts. He brings a wealth of experience to Tuscaloosa, spending 20 years in the collegiate baseball coaching profession, including the past eight as a head coach at the University of Central Florida.

"To have the opportunity to hire a guy with the coaching pedigree like Terry Rooney is tremendous. He has experienced so many things in his coaching career from working his way up to being a top assistant in the SEC and helping take a team to Omaha, to becoming a well-respected head coach. It is a great opportunity for our program to have someone with that kind of experience come to be a part of what we are building at The University of Alabama.


Dan Canevari
Assistant Coach, Southern University

Dan Canevari returns for his second season with the Southern University baseball progam as the Jaguars' associate head coach. He will handle recruiting and the pitching staff for Southern University. Canevari served as assistant coach for the Jaguars during the 2014-15 athletic calendar. In Canervari's first season on the bluff, he helped spearhead the rebuilding on the Jaguars pitching staff that was instrumental in producing a 20-23 record and a 2015 SWAC Championship appearance. Under Canevari's watchful eye, starting pitcher Santos Saldivar set the school's single season strikeout record with 115 punchouts.


Nick Weisheipl
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.


Roger Cador
Head Baseball Coach, Southern University

Roger Cador enters his 23 rd season at the helm of the Southern University Baseball Program. He took over the reign on “ The Bluff ” in 1985 and has compiled 658 – 346 -1 record.

His accomplishments include 13 Southwestern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year Awards, 13 Conference Championships, 7 NCAA Tournament appearances and 3 NCAA Play-In Tournament appearances.

Cador holds the distinction of being the first coach of a historically black university to win a game in the NCAA Tournament. His 1987 Jaguars upset then No. 2 ranked Cal-State Fullerton, 1-0 in South Region play.


JP Blandin
Head Baseball Coach - Delaware State University

The 2012 Delaware State University baseball season was historic for Blandin, who led the Hornets to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference North championship, their first MEAC championship game appearance in eight years, tied a team record for wins in a season, reached the 300 mark in career wins, and led the squad to a school-record win streak. The achievements earned Blandin his first MEAC Coach-of-the-Year award. In addition, Delaware State's (1B/LHP) Ryan Haas was selected as the 2012 MEAC Player-of-the-Year, marking the second straight season that a Hornet received the award. The 2012 Hornets were 40-17-1 overall, tying the team record for wins in a season first set by Blandin's 2002 squad. DSU captured the MEAC North title with a record of 22-2 in division games. The Hornets also posted a school-record 17 game win streak last season, which ended with a loss to Bethune- Cookman in the MEAC championship game, DSU's first title game appearance since 2004.


Jed Morris
Head Baseball Coach - Eastern University

Jed Morris began as the head coach of Eastern University Baseball in 2013. Morris enjoyed tremendous success as a college baseball player at Nebraska and spent several years in the Oakland Athletics minor league system. As the Big 12 player of the year in 2002, Morris, a catcher, helped the Cornhuskers to reach the College World Series for the second straight season. Morris put up prodigious numbers at the plate while leading the Nebraska defense behind it. He was drafted by the Athletics in the 2002 "Moneyball" draft, and he was in the process of climbing through the system when he was diagnosed with Leukemia. Morris beat Leukemia and returned to the minors where he eventually finished his playing career as a member of the Lancaster (Pa.) Barnstormers organization in the Independent League.


Todd Carroll
Assistant Coach, MIT
Todd Carroll was named the MIT pitching coach in January of 2010. No stranger to northeast baseball, he had previously been an assistant coach at UMass-Boston, Salem Community College and Harvard University. At UMass-Boston, Carroll helped the Beacons to their first winning record in school history in 2002. At Salem, both of Carroll’s pitching staffs finished the year with earned run averages under four. In 2007, Harvard’s pitching staff led the Ivy League by nearly a full run, and this past spring, the Engineers finished with a team ERA of 4.62, good for 54th in the country out of 359 Division-III teams. Carroll has also gained experience through summer baseball, coaching in three of the most prestigious leagues in the country. From 2002-2005 he was the pitching coach of the Mill City All Americans of the New England Collegiate Baseball League, working under current MIT assistant coach Chip Forrest. In 2007, Carroll served as an assistant coach with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League, and in 2008, he served as the Head Coach of the Bennington Bombers of the New York Collegiate League.

Jimmy Williams
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.

Scott Googins
Head Coach, Xavier Univeristy

Scott Googins begins his 11th season as the head coach for the Xavier baseball team during the 2015-16 academic year. Googins, the 2009 ABCA Mideast Region Coach of the Year and 2008 Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year, continues to produce winning Musketeer squads and is just a year removed from a BIG EAST Tournament championship and an appearance in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The skipper of the Musketeers holds a 275-300 (.478) career record at Xavier, which ranks second among Xavier baseball coaches for career wins (just behind John Morrey, 287 wins). Player success has become a tradition for XU baseball during Googins' tenure, with nine players being drafted since 2005. The highest player ever drafted in school history, RHP Seth Willoughby, was taken in the 4th round (138th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2012.

Steve Hay
Assistant Coach, Virginia Commonwealth University

After spending eight years on staff at George Mason University, Steve Hay was brought on to be VCU’s pitching coach for the 2015 season. At George Mason, he helped his pitching staffs set new single-season school records in walks per nine innings, home runs allowed, and team ERA. He also coached multiple All-CAA players as well as a CAA Rookie of the Year and a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American. Prior to his time at George Mason, Hay also spent five seasons at Webber International University where he was pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. In 2002 the NAIA school finished among the top five in the country in ERA and in 2003, WIU was among the top 15 in that category. The team also won the NAIA Baseball Scholar Team Award two years in a row.

Bob Mumma
Head Coach, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Bob Mumma has been promoted to head baseball coach at UMBC, Director of Athletics Dr. Charles Brown announced in June 2011. In 1997, UMBC inducted Bob Mumma into the Retrievers’ Hall of Fame as the highly decorated former player moves into his eighth season as assistant coach at his alma mater.  Mumma, a catcher at UMBC from 1990 through 1992, is the Retrievers' all-time leader in home runs (42), is tied for second in RBI's (152), and is among the top-10 in six other categories.  In 1991, he hit .395 with 15 home runs and 54 RBI, and in 1992 was named Third Team GTE Academic All-American.
Mumma, a native of Rising Sun, Md., was drafted in the 13th round by the Chicago White Sox in 1992 and signed with the club after his junior season.  He completed his economics degree the following year and played for two years in the White Sox system.  Mumma received his M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore in the spring of 2000.
Mumma also serves as an academic counselor in the EXCELL program.

Joe Raccuia
Head Coach, Radford University

Joe Raccuia - Radford University President Penelope W. Kyle announced that Radford alumnus Joe Raccuia has been named as the Highlander's fifth head baseball coach.

"We are thrilled that we have found a Radford alumnus with the background and experience to lead our baseball team,' Kyle said. "His familiarity with our program and the Big South Conference combined with his accomplishments at all levels of college baseball will lay the foundation for unprecedented success for the Highlander baseball program.

A 1995 Radford graduate, Raccuia replaces Lew Kent, who stepped down following the 2007 season. Raccuia played for and coached under Kent.

Bill Decker
Head Coach, Harvard University

Joe Bill Decker was introduced as the Joseph J. O'Donnell '67 Head Coach for Harvard Baseball on September 26, 2012. Decker, the 2008 ABCA National Coach of the Year, completed his 22nd season as head coach of the Trinity College (Conn.) baseball team in the spring of 2012. Trinity’s all-time winningest coach, he owns a 529-231 (.696) record while winning five conference championships and advancing to nine NCAA Tournament appearances and winning one national championship. In 2008, Decker led Trinity to a 45-1 mark en route to the school's first-ever NCAA Division III National title. After finishing the regular season undefeated, the Bantams ran their record streak to 44 games, which is the longest winning-streak in Division III history. The .978 winning percentage set a new NCAA record in any division in any sport. On top of being selected as the 2008 ABCA National Coach of the Year, Decker was also selected as the New England Coach of the Year in 1999, 2004, 2008 and 2009 as well as the New England Small College Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 2000, 2003, 2008 and 2009.

Tracy Smith
Head Coach, Arizona State University
Tracy Smith was hired as the fifth head baseball coach in program history on June 24, 2014. Smith earned National Coach of the Year honors and was a unanimous choice for Big Ten Coach of the Year after he led IU to the school's only College World Series appearance in 2013.

His accomplishments and accolades on the field speak for themselves, and his career has been defined by class, dignity and integrity, Anderson said. "He will be a great fit within the ASU family, our baseball community and our current student-athletes, and we can't wait for the new era of Sun Devil Baseball to begin under Tracy's guidance.” Smith comes to Tempe with 18 years of experience as a collegiate head coach, including nine at Miami University (Ohio) and nine at IU, where he was two-time Big Ten Coach of the Year. He led both programs to a pair of NCAA Regional appearances and has more than 600 career victories.

Jimmy Williams
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

Coach Corbeil enters his first season as the Head Baseball Coach at Polk State College. He spent the previous two years as the Top Assistant and Recruiting Coordinator at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. In his two years at Florida Southern, the team finished with identical records of 41-16 and received two post-season berths to the South Regional Tournament. The Moccassins were #1 in the NCAA Division II National Poll multiple times in 2009 and 2010. In addition 5 position players signed professional baseball contracts in his two years there.

Prior to his time at Florida Southern, Corbeil was an Assistant Coach at Manatee Community College for three seasons beginning in 2006. While there he served as the Bench Coach under NJCAA Hall of Fame Coach Tim Hill Sr. The Lancers made three consecutive trips to the FCCAA State Tournament including two runner up finishes in 2006 and 2008. The 2007 team was the Suncoast Conference Champions.


Matt Tyner
Assistant Baseball Coach, University of Richmond

Matt Tyner enters his third season as the recruiting coordinator and hitting coach for the Richmond Spiders in 2016. Tyner is the top assistant under head coach Tracy Woodson.

"Matt's a great communicator and a dynamic recruiter," Woodson said at the time of Tyner’s hiring. "Matt will be able to get the type of student-athlete we are looking for here at Richmond. Matt's also a great, established hitting coach who has a reputation for developing talent and I’m excited to have him on staff.”

In 2015, Richmond continued to have one of the Atlantic 10's most potent offenses, leading the league in home runs with 57. 2015 was a banner year for the Spiders on offense under Tyner, as Richmond had the most RBI since (337) since 2007, the most doubles (107) since 2008, the best team batting average (.286) since 2010 and the best team slugging percentage (.450) since 2003.

Joe Purus
Assistant Baseball Coach, Delaware State University

Purus is in his first season on the Delaware State University staff. Prior to joining the Hornets, he served as catching and bullpen coach at Western Nevada College from 2014 to 2016. From December 2012 to May 2013, Purus was an assistant baseball coach and interim head coach Wilkes Community (N.C.) . His coaching resume also includes stints with, Morganton Aggies 18U and Madison High School. Purus earned a bachelor's degree in Sports Management (Human Performance Exercise Science) from Milligan College (Tenn.) in 2012 and associates from Wilkes CC in 2010. As a player, Purus was a two-time All-Region player at Wilkes CC. In two seasons at Wilkes, he combined for a better than .400 batting average, 19 home runs, 91 RBI, 107 hits, 23 doubles and five triples. While playing for Milligan College, he batted .338 with 51 hits, three homers, 47 RBI, 16 doubles and three triples.

Paul Kostacopoulos
Head Baseball Coach, Naval Academy

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.


 
Liam Bowen
Assistant Coach, UMBC

Liam Bowen was named volunteer assistant baseball coach in September 2011.
Bowen comes to Baltimore after working as the pitching coach for Lincoln Memorial for the 2011 season. The team’s ERA fell from 7.67 the year before to 5.42 in 2011. Before joining the Division II school, Bowen worked at St. Mary’s College for four seasons, where the team’s ERA dropped from 7.25 in 2006 to 4.60 in 2009.

“Liam has a great record as a pitching coach,” Mumma said. “He comes highly recommended and will be a tremendous help to our pitching staff. Plus he gets to return to the area where he grew up, so it’s a great fit.” Bowen earned a Bachelor’s degree in history from Macalester College in Minnesota in 2006. He was named all-conference and the team’s most valuable player in 2004.


Mike Gottlieb
Head Coach, Towson University

Last May, Mike Gottlieb reached another significant milestone in his college coaching career. When the Tigers beat Drexel on 4, he became the first Towson coach to win 400 games in any sport.
His 400th career win was one of many highlights as the Tigers posted their fourth winning season in the last five years with a 28-25 record. Last year, the Tigers finished fifth in their second season in the rugged Colonial Athletic Association, a league that sent two teams to the NCAA Tournament. Towson qualified for the CAA Tournament for the first time, finishing the league schedule with an 11-9 record.

Scott Roane

Assistant Coach, Towson University

Formerly the head baseball coach at Dundalk Community College for four years, Scott Roane is starting his first season as an assistant baseball coach for the Tigers.

A Baltimore native who graduated from Davis & Elkins College in 1995, Roane led Dundalk to an impressive 116-69 record in his four seasons as head coach. The Lions had four consecutive winning seasons under his direction, including a 34-14 mark in 2003 when they finished fourth in Region 22.



Jeff Kinne
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.

Frank Szymanski
Head Baseball Coach, Chesapeake College

Szymanski, starting 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

John O'Neil

Assistant Coach, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

John O'Neil is entering his second year as an assistant coach with the Hawks. His first season in Princess Anne in 2012, the Hawks improved their winning percentage overall and in the MEAC, including a third-place finish in the conference tournament. Seven of UMES's regular starters in the lineup, including three sophomores and two newcomers, hit over .265, improved from just three the year before, helping the Hawks to their second-best win total since 1996. O'Neil comes to UMES with multiple years of collegiate coaching experience. Most recently he spent the 2011 season in Philadelphia as the assistant coach with the University of the Sciences. In that one year, O'Neil helped the team to its best conference finish, first postseason appearance, and their first conference tournament victory for the school. In the two seasons prior to that, he coached at his alma mater, Colby-Sawyer College, assisting the Chargers to a post-season appearance in 2009. He has coached five all-conference student-athletes and two all-region performers within that time frame.


Tim Hill II
Head Coach, State College of Florida Manatee

Tim Hill 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.

Barry Batson
Assistant Coach, State College of Florida, Manatee

 

Bruce Cameron
Assistant Coach, Shenandoah University

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.

Ross Natoli
Head Coach, Catholic University

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.

Guy Robertson
Head Baseball Coach, Frostburg State University

Robertson brings with him a great deal of experience coaching the game of baseball including a solid background within the state of Maryland. He comes to Frostburg after serving as the Director of Recruiting for the Baseball Factory in Columbia, Md. since July 2006. While there, he helped place kids with colleges and universities all across the country. Robertson served as the head coach at NCAA Division I Coppin State from 2002 through 2006. He is the all-time leader in winning percentage, second all-time in both CSU wins (64) and MEAC wins (30). He also holds the school record for victories in a single-season (21). In 2005, he was selected as the MEAC Coach of the Year after posting a 10-7 league record.

Luke Howard
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).

Jason Tawney
Head Baseball Coach, Stevenson University


Tawney enters his eleventh season as the head baseball coach at Stevenson in 2013. During his tenure, Stevenson has amassed two NEAC regular season championships, three second place finishes in the NEAC conference tournament and two in the CAC. In addition, numerous players have earned both conference and regional recognition. In their six seasons in the CAC, the Mustangs totaled 116 wins, appeared in two championship games, had 13 All-CAC selections and two CoSIDA All-Americans. This past season, the Mustangs totaled a 21-21-2 record while finishing second in the CAC Baseball Championship. Four players were named to the All-CAC team, including seniors Justin Anderson and Tony Prescott who were named to the All-CAC first team while also becoming the second and third CoSIDA All-Americans at Stevenson in its 17-year history. Anderson became the all-time career hits leader while Prescott broke the record for home runs in a season with 11.

Tom Eller
Head Baseball Coach, Harford Community College


With head coach Tom Eller at the helm of the Harford baseball team, the Fighting Owls have soared to new heights. Under the guidance of the five-year head coach, Harford has recorded its most successful campaigns in program history in back-to-back years, capped by the record-breaking 44-win 2011 season. This past season, Eller amassed his 100th career victory while clinching the regular-season NJCAA Region XX title and the school’s first-ever top seed in the regional tournament. For his efforts, Eller was rewarded with the 2011 MDJUCO Coaches’ Association Co-Coach of the Year.

Adam Schlenoff
Assistant Baseball Coach, Johns Hopkins University



Jordan Wright
Assistant Baseball Coach, Stephenson College

Stevenson baseball head coach Jason Tawney announced that former Mustang Jordan Wright will join the coaching staff for the 2017 season, serving as the team's graduate assistant. Wright, a 2013 graduate of Stevenson, played one season for the Mustangs after competing in three seasons for Centenary College. Over his four-year career, Wright appeared in 127 games while making 81 starts. He recorded a .270 batting average and totaled 87 hits, 55 runs, 153 RBIs, 20 doubles and two home runs. Following graduation, Wright joined City Year Los Angeles as a Corps Member where he designed individual strategic support programs in English, language arts and math for sixth grade students. From there he also held positions as a counselor at Harold Robinson Foundation and most recently at Camp Ubuntu Watts. Wright earned his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a minor in human services.

Mike Scappa
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.

Ryan Forrest
Assistant Baseball Coach, Millersville University


Ryan Forrest, a former University of Maine pitcher and assistant coach, joined the Millersville baseball program staff as its recruiting coordinator and pitching coach prior to the 2014 season. Forrest's impact on the Millersville pitching staff was noticeable immediately as it led the PSAC with a brilliant 2.84 ERA and ranked second with a .235 batting average against. Pitcher Chris Murphy, Tad Barton and Adam Zipko all earned postseason honors. Murphy was named PSAC East Pitcher of the year, and Zipko, who went 9-0 with nine saves and a 1.50 ERA became a semifinalist for the Josh Willingham Award.

Before coming to Millersville, Forrest worked two seasons as the volunteer assistant coach at his alma mater. He was responsible for working with infielders and outfielders, coaching first base, game and practice plans, scouting reports on upcoming opponents and was the director of camps and clinics.

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