2012 ABCA/Diamond Coaches of the Year

2012 ABCA/Diamond National Coaches of the Year

NCAA Div. I: Andy Lopez, Arizona
NCAA Div. II: Jad Prachniak, West Chester (PA)
NCAA Div. III: Brian Brewer, Marietta (OH)
NAIA: Billy Berry, Tennessee Wesleyan
NJCAA Div. I: Marc Rardin, Iowa Western
NJCAA Div. II: Jeff Willis, LSU-Eunice
NJCAA Div. III: Wayne King, Joliet (IL)
Pacific Association Division: Tony Bloomfield, Cosumnes River (CA)
High School Div. I: John Donohue, Lowell (CA)
High School Div. II: Mike Clopton, Wilson (OR)
High School Div. III: Jimmy Harris, Shiloh Christian (AR)

 

NCAA Div. I - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Atlantic Mike Martin Florida State FL
East Mark Scalf UNC Wilmington NC
Mideast Scott Stricklin Kent State OH
Midwest Steve Smith Baylor TX
Northeast Matt Senk Stony Brook NY
South Ray Tanner South Carolina SC
South Central David Pierce Sam Houston State TX
West Andy Lopez Arizona AZ
 
NCAA Div. II - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Atlantic Jon Shehan Millersville PA
Central Kyle Poock Winona State MN
East Tim Shea Southern Connecticut State CT
Midwest Steve Lyon Grand Valley State MI
South Mike Jeffcoat West Florida FL
South Central Tom Myers Central Missouri State MO
Southeast Carl Lancaster Mount Olive NC
West John Goelz Sonoma State CA
 
NCAA Div. III - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Central Bill Kurich Webster University MO
Mid Atlantic Neil Ioviero Kean University NJ
Mideast Brian Brewer Marietta College OH
Midwest Chris Olean University of Saint Thomas MN
New England Eric Podbelski Wheaton College MA
New York Joe Brown SUNY Cortland NY
South John Harvell Christopher Newport University VA
West Dan Ramsay Whitworth University WA
 
NAIA - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
East Randy Stegall Embry-Riddle FL
Mid-Atlantic Billy Berry Tennessee Wesleyan TN
Mid-South Patrick McCarthy Faulkner AL
Midwest Bobby Cox Oklahoma Baptist OK
Plains Denney Crabaugh Oklahoma City OK
South Rocke Musgraves LSU Shreveport LA
Southeast Mark Brew Lee TN
Southwest Nathan Blackwood Lubbock Christian TX
West Mike Grahovac Concordia CA
 
NJCAA Div. I - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Central Steve Murray Neosho County KS
East Central John Rypel Gordon GA
Eastern Tim Wallace Spartanburg Methodist SC
Gulf Al Corbeil Polk State FL
Northern Mark Rardin Iowa Western IA
South Central Sam Carel Jefferson MO
Southeastern Bobby Sprowl Shelton State AL
Southern Tom Arrington San Jacinto TX
Southwest David White Cisco TX
Western D.J. Whittemore Western Nevada NV
 
NJCAA Div. II - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
East Ken Hopkins CC of Rhode Island RI
Midwest Nate Metzger Heartland IL
North Central Mike Davenport Madison WI
North Mike Cupples Grand Rapids MI
North Plains Dan Fitzgerald Des Moines Area IA
Northeast Chris Pensak Lackawanna PA
Plains Kurt Russell Western Oklahoma State OK
South Jeff Willis LSU-Eunice LA
Southeast Frank Pait Catawba Valley NC
Southwest Alex Cherney Scottsdale AZ
 
NJCAA Div. III - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
A Matt Clingersmith Niagara County NY
B Wayne King Joliet IL
C Doug Wren Tyler TX
D Dan Rascher Montgomery-Germantown MD
E Jason Fischer St. Cloud Tech MN
F Larry Minor Nassau NY
G Mike Dickson Gloucester NJ
H Chris Shanahan Northern Essex MA
 
Pacific Association Division - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Northern California Tony Bloomfield Cosumnes River CA
NWAACC Mike Nadeau Pierce WA
Southern California Mario Porto Moorpark CA
 
High School Div. I - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 John Mayo Longmeadow MA
2 Michael Miragliuolo Green Hope NC
3 Chan Brown Parkview GA
4 George Ushelay Lyons Township IL
5 Tony Perkins Francis Howell MO
6 Karl King Edmond North OK
7 Tom Succow Brophy Prep AZ
8 John Donohue Lowell CA
 
High School Div. II - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Scott Steltz Chatham NY
2 Ron Mayhew Wyoming East WV
3 Jeff Segars Loganville GA
4 Rob Lavengood Ashland OH
5 Ryan McGinnis Kimberly WI
6 Kirk Bock Bryant AR
7 Mike Clopton Wilson OR
8 James Cordes Redlands East Valley CA
 
High School Div. III - 2012 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Mike Janisch Silver Creek NY
2 Dennis Barth Cloucester Catholic NJ
3 Bobby Howard Columbus GA
4 Brad Myers Battle Ground Academy TN
5 Rick Davis Boone IA
6 Jimmy Harris Shiloh Christian AR
7 Greg Lord Oregon City OR
8 Dunn Muramar Mid Pacific Institute HI
 
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The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its nearly 10,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth.