Aoki Named Head Coach at
Boston College skipper Mik Aoki (right) has been named head
coach at Notre Dame.
Aoki posted a record of 114-108-1 in four seasons
with the Eagles. He guided BC to the NCAA Tournament in 2009,
its first appearance since 1967. The Eagles were eliminated from
the Austin Regional in an NCAA-record 25-inning loss to host
Prior to becoming head coach at BC, Aoki spent
three seasons as pitching coach for the Eagles. Before coming to
Chestnut Hill, He was head coach at Columbia for five years,
registering a mark of 87-140. Aoki also spent time as head coach
at Manchester Community College and an assistant at Dartmouth
A native of Yokohama, Japan, Aoki was raised in
Plymouth, Mass. He was a three-year starter in his four seasons
at Davidson, playing second base, third base and catcher. Aoki
earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Davidson in 1990 and
a master’s degree in physical education in athletic
administration from Ohio in 1994.
Following graduation, Aoki played one season of
professional baseball in the Netherlands for the HCAW Tigers of
the Dutch Major League.
Aoki replaced Dave Schrage, who went 119-104-1 in
four years with the Fighting Irish.
(photos courtesy of Notre Dame
Media Relations Office)