Fourth Season at Ball State
Alma Mater: Bachelor's -- Ball State '03
Ball State, assistant coach, 2013-present
Ball State, volunteer assistant coach, 2003-07
Em-roe Sporting Goods, sales, 2008-12
NOTES: A former four-year letterwinner in baseball at Ball State . . . played under head coach Rich Maloney's guidance from 1999-2002 for the Cardinals . . . completed his playing career as the all-time leader in walks (139) . . . posted a career batting average of .321 . . . played in 224 games with 211 starts in career . . . recorded 246 hits, including 42 doubles, nine triples and 26 home runs in his career . . . helped guide the Cardinals to the 2006 Mid-American Conference Tournament Championship as a volunteer assistant, which earned Ball State a bid to the NCAA Regionals . . . helped Ball State reach the 2015 MAC Championship game and finish 33-25 overall . . . in 2014, helped the Cardinals to a 39-18 overall record, a 22-4 MAC mark, the conference regular-season championship, a MAC West Division crown and the No. 1 seed in the MAC Tournament . . . helped Ball State to a 31-24 overall record and a 15-12 MAC mark in 2013 -- his first season back at the helm of the Cardinals . . . the 31-24 record marked the eighth best turnaround in the NCAA from 2012 to 2013.