Central Alabama Community College Assistant Coach: Worked as an assistant coach at CACC, located in Alexander City, Alabama for nine seasons (1991-99), under current UAB head coach Larry Giangrosso ... team captured the 1998 Alabama Junior and Community College Conference (AJCCC) Division I championship with a 34-24 mark ... Trojans won three Central Division titles (1992-94) ... team posted eight consecutive winning seasons (1992-99) ... Developed CACC?s Fellowship of Christian Athletes chapter.
Collegiate Playing Career: Played two seasons at Shelton State (Ala.) Community College (1986-87) ??as a freshman, he helped lead SSCC to a 33-8 mark, a conference title and a state tournament berth ? as a sophomore, he was team captain and led the squad with a .375 batting average on the way to All-Central Division and All-Region junior college teams ...transferred to Samford, where he played one season (1988) and was team captain ?led Bulldogs in doubles, home runs and RBI?recipient of Most Dedicated award ... played his senior season at Auburn University-Montgomery (1989) ??helped lead Senators to their first winning season, batting .340 and led the team in doubles ??recipient of Frank Brown Memorial Award for Dedication and Leadership.
High School Playing Career: Attended W.A. Berry High School in Birmingham (which is now a middle school in the Hoover school system) ...played two seasons of varsity baseball for head coach Larry Giangrosso (1984-85) ... as a senior, he became the only Bucs player to ever hit over .500 in a season (.515) - a record he still holds ... recipient of Johnny Church Memorial MVP Award & selected to All-Over the Mountain and Jefferson County East/West All-Star teams ... Also played football at Berry ? as a senior, he was an All-Metro and All-Over the Mountain selection at nose guard.
Clinics: Guest speaker at the 2001 Alabama High School Athletic Association Baseball Coaches? Clinic in Montgomery, Ala. ... guest speaker at the 2002 Baseball Coaches Association State Convention Clinic in Birmingham, Ala.
Personal/Miscellaneous: Born Oct. 2, 1966 in Birmingham, Alabama ... graduated from Auburn University-Montgomery (AUM) with a bachelor?s degree (1990) and a master?s degree from Auburn (1991) ... he and his wife, Leanne, have two children: sons Carson (4) and Josh (2) and they are expecting their third child in June.