2018-19 Coaching Carousel

Stockton names Lorber head baseball coach Stockton has selected Dave Lorber as their head baseball coach. Lorber brings 10 years of experience as an assistant coach at the college level to his new role at Stockton.

Keith Glasser named RPI head coach RPI school officials announced the appointment of Keith Glasser as head baseball coach. A five-year assistant with the program, he takes over for Karl Steffen, who spent the previous 34 years at the helm.

Platteville hires Harris UW-Platteville school officials announced on Dec. 3 the appointment of Chad Harris as head baseball coach. Harris has 17 years of collegiate coaching experiencing, most recently served as assistant coach and pitching coach at Dubuque.

Bethany hires Thomas Justin Thomas has been named the next head baseball coach at Bethany College. Thomas, a four-year head coach at Voorhees College, comes to Bethany after rebuilding the Tigers program.

Bisons adds Mayo as program head Nichols College officials announced the hiring of Timothy Mayo as head baseball coach. Mayo has spent the last three years at Trinity (Conn.) as a full-time assistant coach and recruiting coordinator,

RPI's Steffen retires Long-time RPI head coach Karl Steffen has announced he is retiring following a distinguished 34-year career that boasts 30 winning seasons, 852 victories, and 19 NCAA Tournament appearances.

Puccio resigns from Nichols top spot Nichols head coach Nick Puccio, who led the Bison to a pair of 20-win seasons in 2016 and 2017, announced his resignation today and was named an assistant coach at Northeastern University.

D-I Whitehead is Beaver's catch Caltech Officials named Kevin Whitehead the next head coach of the baseball program. Whitehead most recently coached at Whittier following four years as Texas Tech's catcher.

Love heads Aggies program Delaware Valley school officials announced that John Love has been named the new head coach of the Aggies. He replaces Bob Altieri, who retired after 19 years as head coach.

Kelley gets top job for Rutgers-Newark Kevin Kelley has been named the new Head Coach at Rutgers-Newark, it was announced by school afternoon by school officials. Kelley – who spent the last eight years at UMass Boston – will take over the Scarlet Raider program effective immediately.

Krepline selected to lead Lawrence program Former Lawrence pitching coach Chris Krepline is returning to Appleton to lead the Vikings program as its head coach

Freeman hired to start Eagle's program The College of Saint Elizabeth's athletic department has announced the hiring of Arlan Freeman as the first head baseball coach in school history. The Eagles will start playing in the CSAC starting in 2019-20

Casey is third J&W head coach For just the third time in program history, the Johnson & Wales University baseball team has a new head coach. An assistant at the NCAA Division I & III levels, Kevin Casey has been hired as the Wildcats' newest dugout boss.

Calvin hires Van Duyn Kevin Van Duyn has been named head coach at Calvin his alma mater. A two-time Division III All-American second baseman at Calvin, Van Duyn becomes the 13th head baseball coach in school history, including the ninth since Calvin joined the MIAA in 1953.

Holbrook hired to lead Anchormen Rhode Island College has named Frank Holbrook as its new head baseball coach. Holbrook spent the past five seasons as an assistant coach with the Wheaton College baseball program from 2014-2018 where he was responsible for the development of all pitchers on the staff and served as the program's recruiting coordinator

Crain replaces Sabol at Alma Jason Crain, a 95 Alma graduate, has been named the new head coach of Alma as announced on Wednesday (August 22) by school officials. Crain will begin his duties immediately.

DiFlippo elevated to top coach Lancaster Bible College announced that Frank DiFilippo ('13) has been named Interim Head Baseball Coach for the 2018-19 academic year. DiFilippo has served as the Chargers' main assistant coach for the past five seasons.

Quinn to lead Devils Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham named Jamie Quinn as the next head coach for the Devils. He joins the Devils after serving as the Recruiting Coordinator and the 17-under Development Coach at ZONED Baseball Academy since September 2015.

Pyne moves from Clark to Amherst After an extensive nationwide search, Amherst has announced the hiring of JP Pyne as their next head coach. Pyne, who will start work at the beginning of September and becomes just the third coach of the program since 1966. Pyne brings over 17 years of baseball coaching experience to the Pioneer Valley, including his most recent three seasons as the Head Coach at Clark University in Worcester, Mass.

Gryboski named Wilkes head coach Wilkes school officials has announced the hiring of Kevin Gryboski as the new head coach of Wilkes. Gryboski becomes the 16th coach in the 73-season history of the Colonels, but is the first named to the department in a full-time role.

Callahan returns to head Ram's program Framingham State school officials announced the hiring of FSU alum Sean Callahan as the Rams head coach. Callahan was a four year starter behind the plate for the Rams baseball team from 2008-2011.

Schlegelmilch gets second stint as Southern Virginia head coach Southern Virginia school officials named Jerry Schlegelmilch as the seventh head baseball coach in the program's history. Schlegelmilch previously served as Southern Virginia's third head baseball coach from 2002-06.

Wallerich elevated after Winske leaves St. Norbert school officials has named Mike Wallerich interim head coach. Wallerich, an assistant coach with the Green Knights for the past nine seasons, takes over for longtime coach Tom Winske.

Hamm heads to ECSU as their new head coach Former Amherst head coach Brian Hamm has been named the seventh head coach in the 71-year history of the Eastern Connecticut State program. Hamm replaces Matt LaBranche, who resigned in June to become the director of athletics at WNE.

Colby names Notre Dame assistant Woods as new head coach A Notre Dame coach has been named the next head coach at Colby, College officials announced today. Jesse Woods has coached at the NCAA Division I and III levels, first as an assistant at Wheaton (Mass) and Boston College and recently at Notre Dame.

McSeffery is elevated to head coach for Warriors Sean McSheffery, a former coach in the San Diego Padres organization who has also served as an assistant baseball coach for the Warriors for the past two seasons, will enter his first season as the head baseball coach for the Hendrix Warriors.

Eastern gives reins to Renauro After conducting a national search, Eastern is welcoming back one of its own to lead its baseball program. School officials announced that Scott Renauro '12 will take over the reins of the program.

Vittorio hired at Wilmington Tony Vittorio, the former 18-year head coach at Dayton, has been named the head coach at Wilmington College. Vittorio comes to Wilmington having spent the last year as development director at Friends of the Jaclyn Foundation in Hopewell Junction, New York.

Fugett selected to lead Drew John Fugett has been named as the head baseball coach at Drew school officials announced. Fugett comes to the Forest after serving as a full-time assistant coach, pitching coach, and recruiting coordinator at Lehigh over the last seven years.

Fester to lead Dutchmen at LVC Lebanon Valley College has announced that former Johns Hopkins standout and coach Jonas Fester will serve as the baseball program's next head coach. Fester most recently served as the associate head coach at Division III powerhouse Johns Hopkins.

Altieri retires after 19 years as head coach Following a 25-year career on the Delaware Valley staff, including the last 19 as head coach, Bob Altieri has announced his retirement from coaching.

Sabol leaves Alma for Northwood Alma head baseball coach Jake Sabol has accepted the head coaching job at Northwood University, as announced by the Timberwolves' media relations staff.

Kehew hired to lead Becker Brian Kehew has been named the head coach of the Becker program as announced by school officials on Monday (Jul. 16).

Seay will lead New Platz next season SUNY-New Paltz officials announced the hire of Thomas Seay as new head baseball coach. Seay joins the Hawks after three seasons with Virginia Wesleyan College as the assistant coach.

Brua to lead Terriers Hiram officials announced that Phil Brua will take the reins of the Terrier program for the 2018-19 academic year. Brua starts his first stint as a head coach after taking over for Howard Jenter, who retired following the 2018 season.

Dallas hires Grafton University of Dallas announced the hire of Erik Grafton as the Crusader's head coach. Grafton will be the 20th head coach for the program. Grafton arrives after spending the previous six seasons as the assistant coach for the Texas-Tyler Patriots.

Horn and LBC part ways After seven years as the Lancaster Bible College head coach, TJ Horn and Lancaster Bible have agreed to part ways, as Horn transitions to a job outside of the college. Horn is the all-time leader in wins in program history.

Jerle heads Northland program Northland officials has named Ryan Jerle Head Baseball Coach. Jerle comes to Northland College from Northern State University, where for the past 8 seasons he helped the program reach new heights.

Amherst's Hamm steps down Brian Hamm has announced that he will step down as head baseball coach of Amherst. Hamm just completed his ninth season at Amherst, culminating in the program's fourth NESCAC championship.

LaBranche resigns from ECSU to take AD job at WNE After five seasons, Matt LaBranche has resigned as head coach at Eastern Connecticut State University to assume the position of director of athletics at Western New England University.

Zackrison is the top Bear for Bridgewater State program Bridgewater State school officials announced that Greg Zackrison has been named as the Bears' new head baseball coach. Zackrison replaces BSU Hall of Fame skipper Rick Smith who retired after the 2018 season.

Waddle is hired by Illinois College Jacob Waddle has been named the new head coach at Illinois College, taking the place of the retired Jay Eckhouse as the man to lead the Blueboys into 2019 and beyond.

Hanover hired Bellek Hanover officials announced Grant Bellak as the next head coach of the baseball program Monday, June 11. Bellak comes to Hanover after spending the last seven seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for fellow HCAC institution, Franklin.

Drew's Hirschberg resigns Brian Hirschberg has resigned as head coach of the Drew baseball team, school officials announced. Hirschberg will leave his position to pursue other career opportunities

Neary picked for McDaniel lead Grant Neary was announced by school officials as McDaniel's new head coach. Neary, formerly an assistant at NJIT, takes over as just the 15th coach in the history of Green Terror baseball and just the fourth since 1963.

Clifton to lead NCW Bishops North Carolina Wesleyan school officials announced that local high school skipper Greg Clifton has been named the next head coach for the Battling Bishops.

Fleming returns to Averett as head coach Averett officials announced Monday the hiring of Kenny Fleming as the new baseball head coach. Fleming returns to Averett after serving as an assistant coach at Division I Army West Point during the 2018 season.

IC Eckhouse to retire at seasons end Illinois College baseball coach Jay Eckhouse has made the decision to retire at the end of the 2018 season. Eckhouse became the Blueboy baseball coach prior to the 2002 season and enters his final year with 242 career victories.