November 18, 2010
USA Baseball Names 2011
Collegiate Coaching Staff
Baseball has announced the members of the 2011 Collegiate
National Team coaching staff. Tim Jamieson of Missouri will be
the manager, with Rob Walton of Oral Roberts as pitching coach
and Dave Van Horn of Arkansas and Scott Stricklin of Kent State
as assistant coaches.
Jamieson and Walton coached together on the 2005
Collegiate National Team, assisting manager Steve Smith of
Baylor. Van Horn and Stricklin will work with Team USA for the
Jamieson has posted a record of 544-382-2 in 16
seasons with the Tigers. He helped Team USA post a 16-4 mark in
2005, including games in Japan and Taiwan.
Walton is making his third appearance on the Team
USA coaching staff. Along with the 2005 squad, he managed the
2008 team to a 24-0 record. That pitching staff included Stephen
Strasburg, Mike Leake, Mike Minor and Kyle Gibson. Walton has a
record of 290-120 in seven seasons with the Golden Eagles and is
a four-time Summit League Coach of the Year.
Van Horn is entering his ninth campaign with the
Razorbacks. He led Arkansas to its sixth College World Series
appearance in 2010. Van Horn has a record of 319-179 in eight
seasons at Arkansas and an overall mark of 904-419 in 22 seasons
as a head coach.
Stricklin has a record of 222-128 in six seasons
at his alma mater. He has taken the Golden Flashes to three NCAA
Tournaments and was the 2006 Mid-American Conference Coach of
Team USA was 16-3 this past summer, falling 4-3
to Cuba in extra innings in the gold medal game of the FISU
World University Championships in Japan. The 2011 schedule will
include five games against Japan.