ABCA recognizes 2021 Regular Season Conference Champions

Awards presented by Terryberry

October 6, 2021

2021 Conference ChampionsThe American Baseball Coaches Association is proud to recognize the 2021 ABCA Conference Champions from eight divisions of collegiate baseball. Presented by Terryberry Championship Rings, the Conference Champions award is presented annually to NCAA, NAIA and Pacific Association Division teams who capture their conference's regular season title. NJCAA district champions are honored with this award.

The head coach (during the 2021 season) from each program will be honored at the 78th Annual ABCA Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Coaches who are in attendance at the 2022 Convention will be presented a custom co-branded ABCA/Terryberry award during their collegiate level division's business meeting on Thursday, January 6.

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The American Baseball Coaches Association has a long tradition of recognizing the achievements of baseball coaches and student-athletes. The ABCA/Rawlings All-America Teams are the nation's oldest, founded in 1949, and the ABCA's award program also includes the ABCA/Rawlings All-Region Awards, the ABCA/ATEC National & Regional Coaches of the Year and several other major awards such as the ABCA Hall of Fame, the ABCA/Wilson Lefty Gomez Award and the Dave Keilitz Ethics in Coaching Award.

Past Winners: 20192018

2021 Winners

Conference School Head Coach (2021 season)
America East Conference (A) University at Albany Jon Mueller
America East Conference (B) Stony Brook University Matt Senk
American Athletic Conference East Carolina University Cliff Godwin
Atlantic 10 Conference (North) University of Rhode Island Raphael Cerrato
Atlantic 10 Conference (South) Virginia Commonwealth University Shawn Stiffler
Atlantic Coast Conference (Atlantic) University of Notre Dame Link Jarrett
Atlantic Coast Conference (Coastal) Georgia Tech Danny Hall
Atlantic Sun Conference Liberty University Scott Jackson
Big XII Conference University of Texas David Pierce
Big East Conference University of Connecticut Jim Penders
Big South Conference Campbell University Justin Haire
Big Ten Conference University of Nebraska Will Bolt
Big West Conference University of California Irvine Ben Orloff
Colonial Athletic Association (North) Northeastern University Mike Glavine
Colonial Athletic Association (South) UNC Wilmington Randy Hood
Conference USA (East) UNC Charlotte Robert Woodard
Conference USA (West) Louisiana Tech University Lane Burroughs
Horizon League Wright State University Alex Sogard
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Fairfield University Bill Currier
Mid-American Conference Central Michigan University Jordan Bischel
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Northern) Norfolk State University Keith Shumate
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (Southern) North Carolina Central University Jim Koerner
Missouri Valley Conference Dallas Baptist University Dan Heefner
Mountain West Conference University of Nevada TJ Bruce
Northeast Conference Bryant University Ryan Klosterman
Ohio Valley Conference Southeast Missouri State University Andy Sawyers
Pac-12 Conference University of Arizona Jay Johnson
Patriot League (North) Army West Point Jim Foster
Patriot League (South) Lehigh University Sean Leary
Southeastern Conference (East) University of Tennessee Tony Vitello
Southeastern Conference (West) University of Arkansas Dave Van Horn
Southern Conference (Blue) Samford University Casey Dunn
Southern Conference (Red) Wofford College Todd Interdonato
Southland Conference Abilene Christian University Rick McCarty
Southwestern Athletic Conference (East) Jackson State University Omar Johnson
Southwestern Athletic Conference (West) Prairie View A&M University Auntwan Riggins
Summit League Oral Roberts University Ryan Folmar
Sun Belt Conference (East) University of South Alabama Mark Calvi
Sun Belt Conference (West) University of Louisiana at Lafayette Matt Deggs
West Coast Conference Gonzaga University Mark Machtolf
Western Athletic Conference (co-champ) California Baptist University Gary Adcock
Western Athletic Conference (co-champ) Grand Canyon University Andy Stankiewicz
Conference School Head Coach (2021 season)
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (North) Felician University Chris Langan
Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (South) Goldey-Beacom College Tom Riley
Conference Carolinas University of Mount Olive Rob Watt
East Coast Conference St. Thomas Aquinas College Jon Garvey
Great American Conference Arkansas Tech University Dave Dawson
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Davenport University Kevin Tidey
Great Lakes Valley Conference (Blue) Lindenwood University Doug Bletcher
Great Lakes Valley Conference (Green) University of Illinois Springfield Ryan Copeland
Great Midwest Athletic Conference Trevecca Nazarene University Chase Sain
Great Northwest Athletic Conference Northwest Nazarene University Joe Schaefer
Gulf South Conference Lee University Mark Brew
Lone Star Conference West Texas A&M University Matt Vanderburg
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association University of Central Missouri Kyle Crookes
Mountain East Conference (North) Wheeling University Ryan Lewicki
Mountain East Conference (South, co-champ) University of Charleston Robbie Britt
Mountain East Conference (South, co-champ) West Virginia State University Sean Loyd
Northeast-10 Conference (Northeast) Southern New Hampshire University Scott Loiseau
Northeast-10 Conference (Southwest) Adelphi University Bill Ianniciello
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Minnesota State University, Mankato Matt Magers
Pacific West Conference (Hawaii) University of Hawaii at Hilo Kallen Miyataki
Pacific West Conference (Northern California) Academy of Art University Dan McDermott
Pacific West Conference (Southern California) Azusa Pacific University Paul Svagdis
Peach Belt Conference UNC Pembroke Paul O'Neil
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (East) Millersville University Jon Shehan
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (West) Seton Hill University Marc Marizzaldi
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Colorado Mesa University Chris Hanks
South Atlantic Conference Catawba College Jim Gantt
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Spring Hill College Frank Sims
Sunshine State Conference University of Tampa Joe Urso
Conference School Head Coach (2021 season)
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference La Roche University Chase Rowe
American Rivers Conference Coe College Steve Cook
American Southwest Conference University of Texas at Dallas Shane Shewmake
Atlantic East Conference Marymount University Frank Leoni
Centennial Conference Johns Hopkins University Bob Babb
Coast-To-Coast Athletic Conference Salisbury University Troy Brohawn
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin North Central College Ed Mathey
Colonial States Athletic Conference Keystone College Jamie Shevchik
Commonwealth Coast Conference (A) Salve Regina University Eric Cirella
Commonwealth Coast Conference (B) Endicott College Bryan Haley
Empire 8 Athletic Conference St. John Fisher College Brandon Potter
Great Northeast Athletic Conference Anna Maria College Dan Briand
Landmark Conference University of Scranton Mike Bartoletti
Liberty League University of Rochester Joe Reina
Little East Conference Eastern Connecticut State University Brian Hamm
Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Fitchburg State University Shawn Manfredo
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Adrian College Craig Rainey
Middle Atlantic Conferences (Commonwealth) York College Mike Scappa
Middle Atlantic Conferences (Freedom) Misericordia University Pete Egbert
Midwest Conference (North) Beloit College Dave DeGeorge
Midwest Conference (South) Grinnell College Tim Hollibaugh
Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference University of St. Thomas Chris Olean
New England Collegiate Conference Mitchell College Travis Beausoleil
New England Small College Athletic Conference (East) Tufts University John Casey
New England Small College Athletic Conference (West) Amherst College J.P. Pyne
New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Babson College Matt Noone
New Jersey Athletic Conference Rowan University Mike Dickson
North Atlantic Conference (East) Husson University Chris Morris
North Atlantic Conference (West) SUNY Cobleskill Lance Ratchford
North Coast Athletic Conference (East) The College of Wooster Barry Craddock
North Coast Athletic Conference (West) Denison University Mike Deegan
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (North) Marian University Jordan Baitinger
Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (South) Aurora University Adam Stevens
Northwest Conference Pacific University Brian Billings
Ohio Athletic Conference Marietta College  Brian Brewer
Old Dominion Athletic Conference (co-champ) Randolph-Macon College Ray Hedrick
Old Dominion Athletic Conference (co-champ) University of Lynchburg Lucas Jones
Presidents' Athletic Conference Washington & Jefferson College Jeff Mountain
Skyline Conference Merchant Marine Academy Michael Notebaert
Southern Athletic Association Berry College David Beasley
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Chapman University Scott Laverty
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Trinity University Tim Scannell
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Webster University Bill Kurich
State University of New York Athletic Conference (East) SUNY Cortland Joe Brown
State University of New York Athletic Conference (West) SUNY Oswego Scott Landers
United East Conference Penn State Harrisburg Ryan Bown
University Athletic Association Washington (Mo.) University Pat Bloom
Upper Midwest Athletic Conference University of Northwestern Dave Hieb
USA South Athletic Conference (East) North Carolina Wesleyan College Greg Clifton
USA South Athletic Conference (West) LaGrange College David Kelton
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (co-champ) University of Wisconsin-Whitewater John Vodenlich
Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (co-champ) University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Nat Richter
Conference School Head Coach (2021 season)
American Midwest Conference Columbia College (Mo.) Darren Munns
Appalachian Athletic Conference Tennessee Wesleyan University Billy Berry
Association of Independent Institutions/Gulf Coast Georgia Gwinnett College Jeremy Sheetinger
California Pacific Conference University of Antelope Valley Neal White
Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Olivet Nazarene University Jeff Mullikin
Crossroads League Indiana Wesleyan University Rich Benjamin
Golden State Athletic Conference (East) Ottawa University Arizona Tim Montez
Golden State Athletic Conference (West) Vanguard University Rob Pegg
Great Plains Athletic Conference (co-champ) Concordia University Ryan Dupic
Great Plains Athletic Conference (co-champ) Doane University Josh Oltmans
Heart of America Athletic Conference (Northern) Clarke University Dan Spain
Heart of America Athletic Conference (Southern) Central Methodist University Nate Breland
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Oklahoma Wesleyan University Kirk Kelley
Mid-South Conference University of the Cumberlands Brad Shelton
NAIA West Lewis-Clark State College Jake Taylor
North Star Athletic Conference Bellevue University Duane Monlux
Red River Athletic Conference Our Lady of the Lake University Bryan Aughney
River States Conference Indiana University Southeast Ben Reel
Sooner Athletic Conference University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Mike Ross
Southern States Athletic Conference Loyola University Jeremy Kennedy
The Sun Conference Southeastern University Adrian Dinkel
Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Indiana Tech Kip McWilliams
District School Head Coach (2021 season)
Appalachian Walters State Community College (TN) David Shelton
East Florence-Darlington Tech College (SC) Preston McDonald
Mid-South San Jacinto College-North (TX) Tom Arrington
Midwest Indian Hills Community College (IA) Matthew Torrez
Plains Cowley Community College (KS) Darren Burroughs
South Shelton State Community College (AL) Bobby Sprowl
South Atlantic Miami Dade College (FL) Adrian Morales
South Central Crowder College (MO) Travis Lallemand
Southwest McLennan Community College (TX) Mitch Thompson
West Central Arizona College Anthony Gilich
District School Head Coach (2021 season)
Central Lincoln Land Community College (IL) Ron Riggle
East Lackawanna College (PA) Mike McCarry
Great Lakes Kellogg Community College (MI) Eric Laskovy
Gulf LSU-Eunice Jeff Willis
Mid-Atlantic Frederick Community College (MD) Rodney Bennett
Midwest Madison Community College (WI) Mike Davenport
North Plains  Kirkwood Community College (IA) Todd Rima
Plains Western Oklahoma State College Kurt Russell
South Atlantic Patrick & Henry Community College (VA) Cody Ellis
West Phoenix College (AZ) Kevin Kimball
District School Head Coach (2021 season)
Great Lakes Owens Community College (OH) John Parisho
Mid-Atlantic Rockingham Community College (NC) Reece Honeycutt
North Niagara County Community College (NY) Matt Clingersmith
North Atlantic Rowan College of South Jersey-Gloucester (NJ) Rob Valli
North Plains St. Cloud Tech & Community College (MN) Jason Fischer
South Coastal Bend College (TX) Brian Bauerle
Conference School Head Coach (2021 Season)
Bay Valley Conference Los Medanos College Anthony D'Albora
Central Valley Conference College of the Sequoias Jody Allen
Golden Valley Conference Butte College Anthony Ferro
Orange Empire Conference Orange Coast College Nate Johnson
Region School Head Coach (2021 season)
East Spokane Community College Bryan Winston
North Everett Community College JoJo Howie
South Linn-Benton Community College Andy Peterson
West Lower Columbia College Eric Lane