July 25, 2013
2013 Coaching Changes
Hayden Hired to Head Redhawks
Danny Hayden has been named head coach at Miami
Hayden spent the past three seasons as an
assistant coach at Xavier. He worked with the hitters and all
aspects of the offense for the Musketeers. Hayden helped Ben
Thomas become the 2011 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year.
In 2004, Hayden played for the Redhawks as a
freshman. He spent two seasons on the Miami staff, serving as
director of baseball operations in 2009 and volunteer assistant
Following his rookie campaign at Miami, Hayden
played his final three seasons at Xavier. He was captain of the
2008 squad that won the Atlantic 10 regular-season crown. Hayden
was drafted in the 47th round of the 2008 MLB Draft by the
Chicago White Sox.
A native of Cincinnati, Hayden replaces Dan
Simonds, who resigned to join the staff at Indiana.