2016 ABCA/Diamond Coaches of the Year

2016 ABCA/Diamond National Coaches of the Year

NCAA Div. I: Gary Gilmore, Coastal Carolina (SC)
NCAA Div. II: Greg Brown, Nova Southeastern (FL)
NCAA Div. III: Tim Scannell, Trinity (TX)
NAIA: Jeremiah Robbins, Lewis-Clark State (ID)
NJCAA Div. I: Ryan Cougill, Yavapai (AZ)
NJCAA Div. II: Chris Kirtland, Jones County (MS)
NJCAA Div. III: Doug Wren, Tyler (TX)
Pacific Association Division: Damon Neidlinger, Santa Rosa (CA)
High School Div. I: Tony Perkins, Francis Howell (MO)
High School Div. II: Mike Thibodeaux, Teurlings Catholic (LA)
High School Div. III: Mike Watt, St. Mary's Colgan (KS)

 

NCAA Div. I - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Northeast Mike Gambino Boston College MA
East Mark Scalf UNC Wilmington NC
Atlantic Gary Gilmore Coastal Carolina SC
South Kevin O'Sullivan Florida FL
South Central Greg Goff Louisiana Tech LA
Mideast Greg Lovelady Wright State OH
Midwest Josh Holliday Oklahoma State OK
West Jay Johnson Arizona AZ
       
NCAA Div. II - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Atlantic Jon Shehan Millersville PA
Central Kyle Crookes Central Missouri MO
East Jayson King Franklin Pierce NH
Midwest Tracy Archuleta Southern Indiana IN
South Greg Brown Nova Southeastern FL
South Central Kevin Brooks Angelo State TX
Southeast Kermit Smith Lander SC
West Randy Betten Cal Poly Pomona CA
 
NCAA Div. III - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
New England Eric Podbelski Wheaton MA
New York Brandon Potter St. John Fisher NY
Mid-Atlantic Jamie Shevchik Keystone PA
Mideast Chase Rowe La Roche PA
Midwest Chris Schwarz Wisconsin-La Crosse WI
South Mike Twardoski Emory GA
Central Bryan Nikkel Luther IA
West Tim Scannell Trinity TX
 
NAIA - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Round Coach School State
Opening Rd. Patrick McCarthy Faulkner AL
Opening Rd. Jonathan Burton Lindsey Wilson KY
Opening Rd. Monte Brooks The Master's CA
Opening Rd. Jeremiah Robbins Lewis-Clark State ID
Opening Rd. Jeremy Christian Point GA
Opening Rd. Marty Lovrich Auburn Montgomery AL
Opening Rd. Adrian Dinkel Sterling KS
Opening Rd. Mike Ross Science & Arts OK
Opening Rd. Duane Monlux Bellevue NE
Opening Rd. Travis Watson Tennessee Wesleyan TN
 
NJCAA Div. I - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
District Coach School State
Central Dave Burroughs Cowley County KS
East Central Robert White Dyersburg State TN
Eastern Tom Eller Harford MD
Gulf Johnny Wiggs Santa Fe FL
Northern Marc Rardin Iowa Western IA
South Central Joe Scheuermann Delgado LA
Southeastern Adam Thomas Chattahoochee Valley AL
Southern Tom Arrington San Jacinto-North TX
Southwest David White Cisco TX
Western Ryan Cougill Yavapai AZ
 
NJCAA Div. II - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
District Coach School State
East David Brust Monroe NY
Midwest Dave Garcia Parkland IL
North Steve Dintaman Sinclair OH
North Central Jared Wacker McHenry County IL
North Plains Travis Hergert North Iowa Area IA
Northeast Kevin Kerins Mercer County NJ
Plains Kurt Russell Western Oklahoma State OK
South Chris Kirtland Jones County MS
Southeast Robbie Allen Brunswick NC
Southwest Rob Shabansky GateWay AZ
 
NJCAA Div. III - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
District Coach School State
A Matt Clingersmith Niagara County NY
B Brad Unger Waubonsee IL
C Doug Wren Tyler TX
D Dan Rascher Montgomery MD
E Dwight Kotila Century MN
F Eric Brown Suffolk County NY
G Rob Valli Rowan Gloucester NJ
H Jeff Mejia Northern Essex MA
 
Pacific Association Division - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
No. California Damon Neidlinger Santa Rosa CA
So. California Bert Villarreal Golden West CA
Northwest Kyle Krustangel Yakima Valley WA
 
High School Div. I - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Greg Christodulu Shenendehowa NY
2 Ken King Chesapeake MD
3 Shane Amos Walton GA
4 Tim Thomas Pickerington North OH
5 Tony Perkins Francis Howell MO
6 Kirk Bock Bryant AR
7 Allan Dyer Cherokee Trail CO
8 Tom Donald Buchanan CA
 
High School Div. II - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Ed Holloway Bishop Hendricken RI
2 Dave Warrenfeltz Williamsport MD
3 Russell Wrenn Westminster School GA
4 Tom Held Defiance OH
5 Bret Hoyer John F. Kennedy IA
6 Mike Thibodeaux Teurlings Catholic LA
7 Jarod Ingersoll American Fork UT
8 Bryn Wade Murrieta Mesa CA
 
High School Div. III - 2016 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Jason Gappa The Berkshire School MA
2 John Sheppard Morristown-Beard NJ
3 Chris Heaps Russellville AL
4 Tim Bordenet Lafayette Central Catholic IN
5 Mike Watt St. Mary's Colgan KS
6 Kory Williams Piedmont OK
7 Derek Bingham Lake Washington WA
8 Alex Gutierrez Firebaugh CA
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