June 6, 2012
2012 Coaching Changes
to lead West Virginia
Mazey, associate head coach at TCU, has been hired as head coach
at West Virginia.
Mazey is in his sixth season with the Horned
Frogs. TCU is 269-104 over the past six years with at least 40
victories each season and six NCAA Regional appearances. Mazey
has helped guide TCU to the Super Regionals in three of the past
four seasons, including a trip to the College World Series in
2010. The Frogs will play at UCLA this weekend in the Los
Angeles Super Regional.
This will be Mazey’s third term as a head coach.
He led Charleston Southern from 1994-96 and East Carolina from
While with the Buccaneers, he posted a record of
66-84-1. His 1996 squad earned the program’s first NCAA Regional
bid by winning the Big South Championships. CSU was picked last
in the preseason coaches’ poll and Mazey was named Big South
Coach of the Year.
Mazey spent single seasons as an assistant at
Georgia and ECU before a four-year stint as pitching coach and
recruiting coordinator at Tennessee. The Volunteers reached the
College World Series in 2001.
Mazey returned to East Carolina as head coach in
2003, compiling a record of 120-66-1 in three seasons. He led
the Pirates to three consecutive NCAA Regionals.
In six seasons as a head coach, Mazey is
A native of Johnstown, Pa., Mazey played four
seasons at Clemson. The outfielder/pitcher had a career batting
average of .331 and a pitching record of 8-1. Mazey was drafted
in the 28th round of the 1988 MLB Draft by the Cleveland Indians
and played two seasons of minor league baseball before returning
to his alma mater as an assistant coach. He earned a Bachelor of
Science degree in administrative management in 1988 and MBA in
1993, both from Clemson.
(photo courtesy of TCU Media Relations Office)