ABCA/Baseball America Assistant Coach of the Year

The ABCA and Baseball America began honoring a National Assistant Coach of the Year in 1999. In 2018, the award was expanded to recognize a National Assistant Coach of the Year in each of the 11 divisions: NCAA Div. I, NCAA Div. II, NCAA Div. III, NAIA, NJCAA Div. I, NJCAA Div. II, NJCAA Div. III, Pacific Association Division & High School Divisions I, II and III.

Coaching expertise, recruiting, loyalty to the program and respect for the players and the game are some of the many criteria examined when reviewing the candidates for ABCA/Baseball America Assistant Coach of the Year.

View Past ABCA/Baseball America Assistant Coaches of the Year

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2019 ABCA/Baseball America Assistant Coaches of the Year


NCAA Div. I
Nick Schnabel, University of Michigan

NCAA Div. II
Charlie Spano, Mercyhurst University (Pa.)

NCAA Div. III
Geoff Fox, Chapman University (Calif.)

NAIA
Mitch Schmidt, Bellevue University (Neb.)

NJCAA Div. I
Tyler Herbst, Iowa Western Community College

NJCAA Div. II
Trevor Burmeister, Madison College (Wis.)

NJCAA Div. III
Lane Potter, Herkimer College (N.Y.)

Pacific Association Division
Eric Solberg, Fresno City College (Calif.)

High School Div. I
Steve Holleman, Owasso High School (Okla.)

High School Div. II
Derek Leppert, Olathe West High School (Kan.)

High School Div. III
Jim Canonica, Maple Hill High School (N.Y.)

NOMINATIONS: Nominations may be submitted by writing a letter to the Divisional All-America Committee. The final selection will be made by the staff of Baseball America with the approval of the ABCA.