ABCA/Diamond Coaches of the Year

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2019 ABCA/Diamond National Coaches of the Year

NCAA Div. I: Tim Corbin, Vanderbilt (TN)
NCAA Div. II: Joe Urso, Tampa (FL)
NCAA Div. III: Scott Laverty, Champan (CA)
NAIA: Billy Berry, Tennessee Wesleyan
NJCAA Div. I: Anthony Gilich, Central Arizona
NJCAA Div. II: Raydon Leaton, Northern Oklahoma-Enid
NJCAA Div. III: Keith Gorman, Cumberland County (NJ)
Pacific Assoc. Division: John Altobelli, Orange Coast (CA)
High School Div. I: Chan Brown, Parkview (GA)
High School Div. II: Ricky Griffin, Argyle (TX)
High School Div. III: Aaron Frey, Sabetha (KS)

2019 ABCA/Diamond Regional Coaches of the Year

2019 ABCA/Diamond NCAA Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Northeast Jim Penders UConn CT
East Randy Mazey West Virginia WV
Atlantic Mike Martin Florida State FL
South Tim Corbin Vanderbilt TN
Mideast Erik Bakich Michigan MI
Central John McCormack Florida Atlantic FL
Midwest Tim Tadlock Texas Tech TX
West John Savage UCLA CA
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond NCAA Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
East Frank Catalanotto NYIT NY
Atlantic Joe Spano Mercyhurst PA
Southeast Jim Gantt Catawba NC
South Joe Urso Tampa FL
Midwest John Schaly Ashland OH
Central Kyle Crookes Central Missouri MO
South Central Chris Hanks Colorado Mesa CO
West Eric Newman UC San Diego CA
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond NCAA Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
New England Ed Flaherty Southern Maine ME
New York Joe Brown Cortland NY
Mid-Atlantic Bob Babb Johns Hopkins MD
South Jan Weisberg Birmingham-Southern AL
Mideast Chad Fitzgerald Heidelberg OH
Mideast Jeff Mountain Washington & Jefferson PA
Central Bill Kurich Webster MO
Midwest Mike Stawski Concordia Chicago IL
West Scott Laverty Chapman CA
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond NAIA Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Opening Rd. Jonathan Estes Freed-Hardeman TN
Opening Rd. Billy Berry Tennessee Wesleyan TN
Opening Rd. Brad Stromdahl Georgia Gwinnett GA
Opening Rd. Adrian Dinkel Southeastern FL
Opening Rd. Jorge Perez St. Thomas FL
Opening Rd. Patrick McCarthy Faulkner AL
Opening Rd. Mike Ross Science & Arts OK
Opening Rd. Duane Monlux Bellevue NE
Opening Rd. Kip McWilliams Indiana Tech IN
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond NJCAA Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Central Dave Burroughs Cowley KS
East Central David Shelton Walters State TN
Eastern Luis Melendez Monroe NY
Gulf Jeff Johnson Chipola FL
Northern Marc Rardin Iowa Western IA
South Central Perry Keith Connors State OK
Southeastern Hunter Vick Chattahoochee Valley AL
Southern Matt Podjenski Navarro TX
Southwestern Jimmy Durham New Mexico J.C. NM
Western Anthony Gilich Central Arizona AZ
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond NJCAA Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
East David Brust Monroe NY
Midwest Ron Riggle Lincoln Land IL
North Eric Laskovy Kellogg MI
North Central Mike Davenport Madison WI
North Plains Marcus Clapp Northeast NE
Northeast Mike McCarry Lackawanna PA
Plains Raydon Leaton Northern Oklahoma-Enid OK
South Michael Avalon Pearl River MS
Southeast Lyndon Coleman Pasco-Hernando State FL
Southwest Tony Cirelli Mesa AZ
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond NJCAA Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
District A Jason Rathbun Herkimer NY
District B Bill Fratto Oakton IL
District C Brandon Rains Brookhaven TX
District D Reece Honeycutt Rockingham NC
District E Dwight Kotila Century MN
District F Kevin Rix Rhode Island RI
District G Keith Gorman Cumberland County NJ
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond Pacific Assoc. Division Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
No. California Derek Sullivan Sacramento City CA
So. California John Altobelli Orange Coast CA
Northwest Eric Lane Lower Columbia WA
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond High School Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Greg Christodulu Shenendehowa NY
2 Rob Hahne Westfield VA
3 Chan Brown Parkview GA
4 Tim Funkhouser Edwardsville IL
5 Michael Barta Johnston IA
6 Alan McDougal Colleyville Heritage TX
7 Colin Griffin Jesuit OR
8 John Weber Cypress CA
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond High School Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Curtis Nobles Ballston Spa NY
2 Sean O’Connor DeMatha Catholic MD
3 Don Hanson Pike County GA
4 Matt Buckner Farragut TN
5 Robert Struckhoff St. Francis Borgia MO
6 Ricky Griffin Argyle TX
7 OJ Favela Nogales AZ
8 Greg Wakefield Buhach Colony CA
 
2019 ABCA/Diamond High School Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Ed Holloway Bishop Hendricken RI
2 Christopher Sommerhalter Emerson NJ
3 Daniel Little Landrum SC
4 Dave Pishkur Andrean IN
5 Aaron Frey Sabetha KS
6 John Parker Ouachita Christian LA
7 Casey Miller University CO
8 David Lawrence Dunn CA
 
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