Jerry Wargo - Camp Director
  Bobby Clark - Associate Camp Director
  Tommy Breen - Associate Camp Director

  Joanne Wargo - Director of Administration
  Allen Haines - Director of Public Relations

Jeff Kinne
Head Baseball Coach, Hampden-Sydney

Coach Kinne has been coaching collegiate baseball since 1994 as both a head and assistant coach.  As Head Coach at New Hampshire Technical Institute, Kinne led the Capitols to the NNESCC title in 1995.  He also served as an Assistant Coach at Charleston Southern University, VMI, Washington and Lee, and Mary Washington College.  Currently Kinne is in his second year as Head Coach at Hampden-Sydney.  He led the Tigers to their best season since 1991, finishing third at the ODAC Tournament.

Robbie Bailey
Recruiting Coordinator, Hampden Sydney University


Robbie Bailey returns to his alma mater for his second year coaching with the Tigers while also serving as the recruiting coordinator. Bailey returned to the Hill after spending two years as an assistant coach at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. While working with the Hawks' pitchers, Bailey helped UMES set a school record for most strikeouts in a season. His staff also recorded the second-lowest ERA in a season. At Hampden-Sydney, Bailey was a four-year pitcher under head coach Jeff Kinne from 2007-10. He appeared in 40 games while making 24 starts. Bailey was impressive on the mound, recording 106 strikeouts - including 43 Ks in both his freshman and sophomore year. He also posted a career record of 11-7. Bailey is a 2010 graduate of Hampden-Sydney with a bachelor of arts in economics and commerce. He received his Master's of Criminology from Maryland Eastern Shore in 2012.

Jed Morris
Head Baseball Coach, Eastern University


Jed Morris began as the head coach of Eastern University Baseball in 2013. Morris enjoyed tremendous success as a college baseball player at Nebraska and spent several years in the Oakland Athletics minor league system. As the Big 12 player of the year in 2002, Morris, a catcher, helped the Cornhuskers to reach the College World Series for the second straight season. Morris put up prodigious numbers at the plate while leading the Nebraska defense behind it. He was drafted by the Athletics in the 2002 "Moneyball" draft, and he was in the process of climbing through the system when he was diagnosed with Leukemia. Morris beat Leukemia and returned to the minors where he eventually finished his playing career as a member of the Lancaster (Pa.) Barnstormers organization in the Independent League. He was named the organization's "Community Man of the Year" for his work with others who were looking to fight cancer. Morris hopes that his experience in life and baseball will prove to be invaluable as he leads an Eastern program that has been steadily improving. The Eagles returned to the conference postseason in 2015, snapping a 13-year drought, and finished third-overall in the conference.

Matt Reynolds
Head Baseball Coach, Washington College


Matt Reynolds was named head baseball coach at Washington College in July 2014. Prior to arriving in Chestertown, Reynolds spent seven seasons as an assistant coach at the United States Naval Academy. While at Navy, Reynolds focused on hitting as well as infield and outfield defense and also coached third base. He coached a Patriot League Rookie of the Year and a Patriot League Player of the Year and a number of All-Patriot League players and Major League Baseball draft picks. With Reynolds providing hitting instruction, the Midshipmen set a number of offensive team records and top 10 all-time team totals during his tenure. In his first season, the Midshipmen broke school records for hits, doubles, home runs, RBI, and total bases. His most recent hitters have been especially disciplined at the plate as Navy led the Patriot League in walks drawn and fewest strikeouts in both 2013 and 2014.

C.J. Rhodes
Assistant Coach, Randolph Macon College

C.J. Rhodes enters his third season as an Assistant Baseball Coach / Recruiting Coordinator at Randolph-Macon College. Rhodes serves as the lead assistant for Ray Hedrick, who just completed his tenth year with R-MC. Rhodes leads all recruiting efforts, while assisting Hedrick in all phases of the Yellow Jacket program including on-the-field instruction, strength & conditioning, academic affairs as well as Jacket Diamond Camps. Rhodes came to Ashland after spending two years on Paul Keyes' staff at nearby VCU. While with the Rams, his primary focus was coaching the team's hitters and catchers, as well assisting with daily administrative duties. Additionally, Rhodes served as the director for Rams Baseball Camps, which is associated with PAKCAMP, Inc. During his tenure at VCU, Rhodes helped guide three players into the professional ranks: Blake Hauser (Seattle Mariners), Kyle Haynes (Pittsburgh Pirates), and Kyle Pelchy (Tampa Bay Rays).


Troy Brohawn
Head Coach, Salisbury University

Troy Brohawn was named the Salisbury University Head Baseball Coach in July 2014. The Eastern Shore native returns to the Salisbury program after a five-year stint as the head coach of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School where he led the Vikings to the state championship in 2013. Brohawn served as the Sea Gulls' pitching coach from 2006-2009. During that time Salisbury posted a 149-32 record. While coaching, he also completed his degree in physical education, receiving his diploma in 2009. Brohawn was also an accomplished player, playing three years of Division I baseball at the University of Nebraska before a 12-year professional career. While at Nebraska, he was named to the Dean's List three times and was a first-team All-American. He set a school record at the time with 123 strikeouts in 111 1/3 innings and threw 13 complete games during the 1993 season.


Tim Hill II
Head Coach, State College of Florida Manatee

Tim Hill II enters his 3rd year as head coach after serving as an SCF assistant coach for 14 seasons before that. Only the 3rd head baseball coach in SCF’s 55 year history, he takes over the program from his father, Tim Hill Sr., who retired on June 30, 2012 as the Florida JUCO all-time wins leader with 1192 victories. During Hill's tenure as an assistant coach from 1999 to 2012, SCF teams advanced to the state tournament all 14 seasons while winning state championships and advancing to the JUCO World Series in 1999, 2002 and 2010. During this time, SCF won 7 Suncoast Conference titles and were state runners-up in 2006 and 2008. Hill had 125 players advance to 4 year colleges and universities including 62 players who signed with NCAA Division 1 universities. Sixty-four players signed professional contracts, including three players who advanced to the major leagues (John Webb – 1999, Callix Crabbe – 2002 and Matt Maloney 2003). Nine players received All-American honors and four players were named the Florida JUCO Player of the Year. He also coached 7 Suncoast Conference Players of the Year and 116 All Suncoast Conference selections.

Mike Scappa
Head Coach,York College

Mike Scappa was named the fourth York College baseball coach in the 44 years of the program’s history in July of 2011. Scappa replaced long-time head coach Paul Saikia, who had served as the Spartans’ leader since 1998. Saikia was named the Spartans’ Assistant Dean for Athletics and Recreation in late spring of 2011.

Scappa's first year at the helm of the program saw the Spartans notch a record of 22-20. After a rough start to the campaign, York rallied to win 10 of their final 14 games with a young and talented roster that is primed for very good 2013 season. The Spartans were very close to having a much different record in 2012 as the Spartans lost nine one-run decisions.

Barry Batson
Assistant Coach, State College of Florida Manatee

 Barry Batson begins his eighth season as assistant coach with State College of Florida baseball. Batson's duties include coaching first base, middle infielders, outfielders and assisting with recruiting. During his tenure as an assistant coach, the Manatees have been to seven straight state tournaments winning the State Championship in 2010 and advancing to the JUCO World Series. Batson graduated from Bradenton Christian High School in 1983 after helping the Panthers to a district championship in 1981 and back-to-back Bay Conference championships in 1981 and 1982. He led the Panthers in batting average (.388) and stolen bases as a senior and was selected first team All-Bay Conference shortstop and MVP. He was the only baseball player in Manatee County to receive a college baseball scholarship in 1983. He played his college baseball at Montreat-Anderson College and the University of Charleston (UC) and graduated from UC with a B.A. in mass communications in 1988. Batson was an assistant coach at Cardinal Mooney and Southeast high schools, as well as the head coach of the Manatee HEAT. As the head coach, he led the team to district runner-up finishes in 2005 and 2006.


Frank Szymanski
Head Coach, Chesapeake College
Szymanski, starting his 10th season with the Skipjacks, led Chesapeake to its first 20-win season in 2001, first 25-win season in 2003, and first 40-win season in 2005. That 2005 squad became the first Chesapeake baseball team to win region and district titles, advance to the NJCAA Division II World Series, and win a World Series game on the way to a fifth-place national finish."We feel like we’ve built a solid foundation for the baseball program," said Szymanski, who has compiled a 236-177-5 record with the Skipjacks. ""We’ve been in the playoffs every year and we’ve been competitive with almost every team. We really feel like we’re headed in the right direction." Winning has almost become expected under Szymanski, who has guided the program to six straight 25-win seasons and four consecutive 30-win campaigns. Chesapeake finished 32-18-1 in 2008, winning a school-record 21 conference games and reaching the NJCAA Division I Region XX Final Four for the first time in its two seasons since moving up to Division I.
Frank Szymanski

Mark Chimel
Assistant Coach, Shippensburg University
Mark Chimel joins the SU baseball staff in 2015-16 as an assistant coach who will function as the team’s pitching coach. Chimel joins the Raiders after serving as the pitching coach for the last two seasons at Lancaster Bible College. He established brand new development programs with the Chargers and was responsible for the development and oversight of the team’s pitchers. Additional coaching experience includes a role as the head coach of the Tri-State Arsenal, a top travel team based in New Jersey. Chimel began his work with the Arsenal in 2013.
Mark Chimel


Bruce Cameron
Assistant Baseball Coach, Shenandoah University

The newest member of the SU baseball staff is Baltimore, Md. native Bruce Cameron. Cameron came to Shenandoah University in July 2008 after spending the past 11 years as an assistant coach at West Virginia University.

Lew Jenkins
Head Baseball Coach, St. Mary's College, Maryland

The 2009 season marks Lew Jenkins' 15th season at the helm of the Seahawk baseball team. His overall record of 249-239-3 includes four 20-win seasons such as the 21-17-1 mark posted during the 2004 campaign. The Seahawks had three consecutive 20-win seasons from 1998-2000 under Jenkins' tutelage, marking the first three ever such seasons in the program's history. The 26-7 mark in 1999 set team records for most wins and best winning percentage. Jenkins is probably best known for his 25 years as head coach of Surrattsville High School in Clinton, Maryland, where he won 326 games, No. 1 on the state's all-time list at the time of his retirement. He left Surrattsville after the 1993 season with a lifetime winning percentage of .718. After the state playoff system took effect in 1975, his teams qualified for postseason play 18 straight years. Jenkins won 11 Prince George's County titles at a time when that area was considered a hotbed of baseball talent. During his 40+ year coaching career, he has notched almost 600 wins between his high school and college coaching days. After his retirement from high school coaching, Jenkins spent three seasons as an assistant at two of the premier Division I programs in the region, Georgetown and George Washington Universities. Several players from those teams went on to play professional baseball. He also coached the United States Junior National Team for four years.

Ross Natoli
Head Baseball Coach, Catholic University

Head Coach Ross Natoli, in his 20th season at Catholic University, has built the Cardinals into one of the most respected and competitive NCAA Division III programs in the East. He has led CUA to 20 or more victories eight times in the past 12 years and in 2003 picked up his 300th career victory.

Under Natoli's direction, the Cardinals’ on-field personality reflects his own philosophy that perseverance, team unity and commitment form the foundation for a successful program. He continues to strive to develop his teams with the goal of being consistent contenders for NCAA tournament play in the future.

A native Washingtonian, Natoli was a standout outfielder at cross-town rival George Washington University, from which he earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1981. After playing for two teams that advanced to the NCAA Division I Tournament (1977, 1979), he served as the Colonials’ topassistant coach from 1981-1984. He became the Cards' head coach in the fall of 1985, and is also widely recognized for founding and directing the highly regarded Catholic University Instructional Baseball Camps & Clinics for youth in the Washington metropolitan area.


Guy Robertson
Head Baseball Coach, Frostburg State University

Robertson brings with him a great deal of experience coaching the game of baseball including a solid background within the state of Maryland. He comes to Frostburg after serving as the Director of Recruiting for the Baseball Factory in Columbia, Md. since July 2006. While there, he helped place kids with colleges and universities all across the country. Robertson served as the head coach at NCAA Division I Coppin State from 2002 through 2006. He is the all-time leader in winning percentage, second all-time in both CSU wins (64) and MEAC wins (30). He also holds the school record for victories in a single-season (21). In 2005, he was selected as the MEAC Coach of the Year after posting a 10-7 league record.

Luke Howard
Assistant Baseball Coach, King College


In just one season the effects of Luke Howard’s teachings to the King Tornado pitching staff have become evident after the Scarlet and Navy achieved 30 wins and advanced to the conference postseason tournament, largely behind the Tornado’s arms. Howard begins his second season with King serving as the team’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. Despite the loss of the team’s ace from 2011, Howard helped mold a three-armed machine that accounted for 22 of the team’s 30 wins last season. He helped Cory Rhoades become the Tornado’s No. 1 hurler, leading the team in wins (9), earned run average (3.09), and strikeouts (74) en route to achieving All-Conference honors. Rhodes was second in the conference in overall wins and third in strikeouts while posting numbers across the board that were personal improvements for the sophomore. Howard also groomed lefty Reiss Stanley into a full-time starter while turning Wes Houser into a threat from the bump at any point in the game with his seven wins, two saves, and three complete games while leading the team and finishing second in the league in innings pitched (98.0).

Jason Tawney
Head Baseball Coach, Stevenson University


Tawney enters his eleventh season as the head baseball coach at Stevenson in 2013. During his tenure, Stevenson has amassed two NEAC regular season championships, three second place finishes in the NEAC conference tournament and two in the CAC. In addition, numerous players have earned both conference and regional recognition. In their six seasons in the CAC, the Mustangs totaled 116 wins, appeared in two championship games, had 13 All-CAC selections and two CoSIDA All-Americans. This past season, the Mustangs totaled a 21-21-2 record while finishing second in the CAC Baseball Championship. Four players were named to the All-CAC team, including seniors Justin Anderson and Tony Prescott who were named to the All-CAC first team while also becoming the second and third CoSIDA All-Americans at Stevenson in its 17-year history. Anderson became the all-time career hits leader while Prescott broke the record for home runs in a season with 11.

Tom Eller
Head Baseball Coach, Harford Community College


With head coach Tom Eller at the helm of the Harford baseball team, the Fighting Owls have soared to new heights. Under the guidance of the five-year head coach, Harford has recorded its most successful campaigns in program history in back-to-back years, capped by the record-breaking 44-win 2011 season. This past season, Eller amassed his 100th career victory while clinching the regular-season NJCAA Region XX title and the school’s first-ever top seed in the regional tournament. For his efforts, Eller was rewarded with the 2011 MDJUCO Coaches’ Association Co-Coach of the Year.

Taylor Furlough
Head Baseball Coach, Chowan University


Taylor Furlough is in his second season as Head Baseball Coach for the Hawks. In his first season Furlough led the Hawks to a 25-23 record. He has been an assistant coach for the past four seasons. In Furlough's first season as assistant coach (2008), he helped the Hawks to the most successful season in program history after posting a 36-20 record. That season, Chowan garnered a NCCAA South Region Championship and finished in fourth place at the NCCAA National Championship Tournament. In 2011, Furlough helped Chowan gain their sixth winning season in the last seven years. Furlough worked with the Hawks pitching staff and helped produce All-CIAA performers Brett Garrett, Ryan Moore, and John DesChamps in 2011.



George Baker
Baltimore Orioles

Jimmy Williams
SOMD Baseball Staff

Tim Norris
Baltimore Orioles


Bo Voigt
SOMD Baseball Staff
   

College Coaches Have Attended Southern Maryland Baseball Camp From

Alabama/Huntsville
Andrew College
Baldwin - Wallace
Bridgewater College
Butler University
Campbell University
Catholic University
Charleston Southern Univ.
Chattahoochee Valley
Chowan College
Clemson University
Cleveland State
College of Southern Maryland
College of William & Mary
Columbia University
Dartmouth
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Duke University
Dundalk Community College
East Carolina University
Eastern Illinois University
Essex Commumnity College
Furman University
George Mason University
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia State College
Greensboro College
University of Hartford
Harvard University
Heidelberg University
High Point University
Hofstra University
Howard University
Indiana University
Jackson State College
James Madison University
Jefferson Davis College
Kent State University
Lander College SC
Louisburg College
Louisiana State University
Marist College
Middle Georgia College
Mount St. Mary's
Mt. Olive/NC
N Carolina State University
Old Dominion University
Penn State University
Pr. George's Comm. College
Princeton University
Radford University
Salisbury State University
Shepard College
Shoals Alabama
Slippery Rock University
Southern University
Southeastern University
St. Bonaventure
St. Mary's College
Stetson University
Tallahassee Comm. College
Tennessee Tech
Townson State University
Tusculum College
UMBC
University of Alabama
University of Delaware
University of Georgia
University of Illinois
University of Maryland
University of NC/Greensboro
University of New Orleans
University of Toledo
University of Virginia
U.S. Naval Acedemy
VA Commonwealth University
Virginia Tech
VMI
Wagner University
Wallace State / Alabama
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Western Carolina University
Xavier University
Young Harris College


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