2011 ABCA/Diamond Coaches of the Year

2011 ABCA/Diamond National Coaches of the Year

NCAA Div. I: Ray Tanner, South Carolina
NCAA Div. II: Mike Jeffcoat, West Florida
NCAA Div. III: Brian Brewer, Marietta (OH)
NAIA: Mike Grahovac, Concordia (CA)
NJCAA Div. I: Whoa Dill, Navarro (TX)
NJCAA Div. II: Kurt Russell, Western Oklahoma State
NJCAA Div. III: Michael Martin, Eastfield (TX)
Pacific Association Division: Chris Cicuto, Glendale (CA)
High School Div. I: Rocky Helm, Maize (KS)
High School Div. II: Jim Nelson, Spanish Fork (UT)
High School Div. III: Doug Miller, Canton Central (OH)

 

2011 ABCA/Diamond NCAA Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Atlantic Brian O'Connor Virginia VA
East Rob Sheppard Seton Hall NJ
East Spanky McFarland James Madison VA
Mideast Scott Stricklin Kent State OH
Midwest Dan Heefner Dallas Baptist TX
Northeast Jim Penders UConn CT
South Ray Tanner South Carolina SC
South Central Bobby Pierce Troy AL
West Dave Esquer Cal CA
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond NCAA Div. II 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
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond NCAA Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Central Steve Eddie Buena Vista IA
Mid Atlantic Yogi Lutz Alvernia PA
Mideast Brian Brewer Marietta OH
Midwest John Vodenlich Wisconsin-Whitewater WI
New England Matt LaBranche Western New England MA
New York Joe Brown SUNY-Cortland NY
South John Harvell Christopher Newport VA
West Tom Tereschuk Chapman CA
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond NAIA 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
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond NJCAA Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Central District Galen McSpadden Seward County KS
East Central District Scott Sims South Georgia GA
Eastern District Doug Little Potomac State-WVU WV
Gulf District Jeff Johnson Chipola FL
Northern District Mark Rardin Iowa Western IA
South Central District Sam Carel Jefferson MO
Southeastern District Joe Jordan Southern Union State AL
Southern District Whoa Dill Navarro TX
Southwest District Dusty Hart Grayson County TX
Western Jon Wente Central Arizona AZ
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond NJCAA Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
East District Roger Bidwell UConn-Avery Point CT
Midwest District Nate Metzger Heartland IL
North Central District Mike Davenport Madison WI
North District Eric Laskovy Kellogg MI
North Plains District Dan Fitzgerald Des Moines Area IA
Northeast District Charles O'Brien Cecil MD
Plains District Kurt Russell Western Oklahoma State OK
South District Christian Ostrander Jones County MS
Southeast District Scott Johnson Southeastern NC
Southwest Robert Shabansky Gateway AZ
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond NJCAA Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
District A Joe Bauth Erie NY
District B Wayne King Joliet IL
District C Michael Martin Eastfield TX
District D Mike Draghi Westmoreland County PA
District E Steve Hucke Rochester Tech MN
District F Eric Brown Suffolk County NY
District G Mike Dickson Gloucester County NJ
District H Chris Strahowski Manchester CT
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond Pacific Association Division Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
No. California Julian Russell Ohlone CA
No. California Paul "Archie" Hodsdon West Hills-Coalinga CA
So. California Chris Cicuto Glendale CA
Northwest Mark Yoshino Bellevue WA
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond High School Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 David Maclaughlan GR Lowell MA
2 Pete Schumacher James River VA
3 Chan Brown Parkview GA
4 Matthew Buckner Farragut TN
5 Rocky Helm Maize KS
6 Larry Turner Owasso OK
7 Jerry Hollow Capital ID
8 Steve Lambright Edison CA
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond High School Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Dan Dulchinos Chicoppe MA
2 Ronald Vincent Rose NC
3 Mike Strickland Marist GA
4 Clark Wormsley Webb-Knoxville TN
5 Bill Lynam Papillion LaVista South NE
6 Larry Knight Sumrall MS
7 Jim Nelson Spanish Fork UT
8 Ted White Nevada Union CA
 
2011 ABCA/Diamond High School Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 George Rogers South Troy NY
2 Brian Femi St. Michaels MD
3 Emil Castellanos Westminster Christian FL
4 Doug Miller Canton Central OH
5 Richard Newton Madison Edgewood WI
6 Jeff Schroeder Second Baptist TX
7 George Benedetti Davis WA
8 Bill Wells Durham CA
 
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The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its over 13,000 members represent all 50 states and 23 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.