July 2, 2008


McCormack Promoted at Florida Atlantic 


Long-time associate head coach John McCormack has been promoted to head coach at Florida Atlantic.


McCormack has been with the Owls for the past 18 years. He has been recruiting coordinator for the past 16 seasons and associate head coach for the past 10 years. During that time, 73 players have advanced to professional baseball. McCormack has coached seven All-Americans, six Freshman All-Americans and three conference Players of the Year.


With McCormack, FAU has played in seven NCAA Regionals and advanced to the Super Regionals in 2002.


McCormack played at nearby Lynn University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1990. He was all-conference as a junior at catcher and as a senior at third base. McCormack also attended Indian River Community College and Pope John Paul II High School.


McCormack replaces Kevin Cooney, who announced his retirement in April.


Click here for list of 2008 Division I head coaching changes.