ABCA/ATEC Coaches of the Year

2022 ABCA/ATEC National Coaches of the Year

NCAA Div. I: Mike Bianco, Ole Miss
NCAA Div. II: Landon Powell, North Greenville (SC)
NCAA Div. III: Brian Hamm, Eastern Connecticut State
NAIA: Adrian Dinkel, Southeastern (FL)
NJCAA Div. I: Anthony Gilich, Central Arizona
NJCAA Div. II: Michael Avalon, Pearl River (MS)
NJCAA Div. III: Jason Rathbun, Herkimer (NY)
PAD: Andy Peterson, Linn-Benton (OR)
H.S. Div. I: Larry Vucan, Southlake Carroll (TX)
H.S. Div. II: Tyler Kincaid, Blue Valley Southwest (KS)
H.S. Div. III: Chris McMinn, Magnolia Heights (MS)

2022 ABCA/ATEC Regional Coaches of the Year

2022 ABCA/ATEC NCAA Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Northeast Jim Penders UConn CT
East Rob Vaughn Maryland MD
Atlantic John Szefc Virginia Tech VA
Southeast Tony Vitello Tennessee TN
Midwest Link Jarrett Notre Dame IN
South Mike Bianco Ole Miss MS
Central Skip Johnson Oklahoma OK
West David Esquer Stanford CA
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC NCAA Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
East Scott Loiseau Southern New Hampshire NH
Atlantic Mike LaRosa West Chester PA
Southeast Landon Powell North Greenville SC
South Jon Sjogren Rollins FL
Midwest Ryan Copeland Illinois Springfield IL
Central Justin Pettigrew Southern Arkansas AR
South Central Kevin Brooks Angelo State TX
West Justin James Point Loma Nazarene CA
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC NCAA Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Eric Podbelski Wheaton (Mass.) MA
2 Brian Hamm Eastern Connecticut State MA
3 (co-coaches) Scott Landers Oswego State NY
3 (co-coaches) David Valesente Ithaca NY
4 Bryan Torresani Arcadia PA
5 Ross Natoli Catholic DC
6 David Kelton LaGrange GA
7 (co-coaches) Brian Brewer Marietta OH
7 (co-coaches) Brian Harrison Baldwin Wallace OH
8 Adam Stevens Aurora IL
9 Chris Krepline Lawrence WI
10 Tim Scannell Trinity (Texas) TX
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC NAIA Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Opening Rd. Duane Monlux Bellevue NE
Opening Rd. Billy Berry Tennessee Wesleyan TN
Opening Rd. Jeremy Sheetinger Georgia Gwinnett GA
Opening Rd. Jake Taylor Lewis-Clark State ID
Opening Rd. Collin Martin Webber International FL
Opening Rd. Patrick McCarthy Faulkner AL
Opening Rd. Ryan Thompson MidAmerica Nazarene KS
Opening Rd. Rob Ruiz Westmont CA
Opening Rd. Brad Neffendorf LSU Shreveport LA
Opening Rd. Adrian Dinkel Southeastern FL
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC NJCAA Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Appalachian David Shelton Walters State TN
East Josh Houser Harford MD
Mid-South Tom Arrington San Jacinto-North TX
Midwest Rob Fournier Wabash Valley IL
Plains Darren Burroughs Cowley KS
South Casey Underwood Snead State AL
South Atlantic Marty Smith College of Central Florida FL
South Central Travis Lallemand Crowder MO
Southwest Mitch Thompson McLennan TX
West Anthony Gilich Central Arizona AZ
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC NJCAA Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Central Chris Razo Heartland IL
East Fred Carella Mercer County NJ
Great Lakes Steven Cutter Lansing MI
Gulf Michael Avalon Pearl River MS
Mid-Atlantic Rodney Bennett Frederick MD
Midwest Mike Davenport Madison WI
North Plains Todd Rima Kirkwood IA
Plains Sam Bjorling Murray State (Okla.) OK
South Atlantic Brad Frick Florida State College at Jacksonville FL
West Kevin Kimball Phoenix AZ
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC NJCAA Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Great Lakes Bill Fratto Oakton IL
Mid-Atlantic Frank Pait Caldwell Tech NC
North Jason Rathbun Herkimer NY
North Matt Clingersmith Niagara County NY
North Atlantic Rob Valli RCSJ-Gloucester NJ
Northeast Jeff Mejia Northern Essex MA
North Plains David Kroger Jr. St. Cloud Tech MN
South Michael Martin Dallas College-Eastfield TX
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC Pacific Association Division Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
Northern California Rich Gregory Folsom Lake CA
Southern California Rudy Arguelles Riverside City CA
Northwest Andy Peterson Linn-Benton OR
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC High School Div. I Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Joe Serfass Windsor CT
2 Danny Hignight Providence NC
3 Joe Giummule Taravella FL
4 Tim Funkhouser Edwardsville IL
5 Ryan Stegall Liberty North MO
6 Larry Vucan Southlake Carroll TX
7 Russ Wright Owyhee ID
8 David Jeans De La Salle CA
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC High School Div. II Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 George Brooks Averill Park NY
2 Randy Tomlin Liberty Christian VA
3 Miguel Menendez Tampa Jesuit FL
4 Ryan Alexander Grove City OH
5 Tyler Kincaid Blue Valley Southwest KS
6 Josh Raney Blanchard OK
7 Bob Maloney Ponderosa CO
8 Jason Papi Fresno CA
 
2022 ABCA/ATEC High School Div. III Regional Coaches of the Year
Region Coach School State
1 Scott Steltz Chatham Central NY
2 Thad Chrismon South Rowan NC
3 Tom Dooley Melbourne Central Catholic FL
4 Tim Bordenet Lafayette Central Catholic IN
5 Anthony Dunn Elkhorn North NE
6 Chris McMinn Magnolia Heights MS
7 Jeff Cammann Bishop Kelly ID
8 Nate Goellrich Estancia 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 36 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.