August 18, 2013
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Tracy Woodson has filled out his coaching staff
at Richmond. Matt Tyner will serve as hitting coach and
recruiting coordinator, Josh Davis will be pitching coach,
Tanner Biagini will be the volunteer assistant and Austin
McGowan will be director of operations. Tyner was head coach at
Bellarmine for the past two years. He played at Miami (Fla.) and
was also an assistant at Butler. Davis, the son of former Major
League catcher Jody Davis, was an assistant for the past three
years at Presbyterian. He played at Virginia Tech, Tallahassee
Community College and Charleston Southern. Davis also coached at
Richland College. Biagini has been the volunteer assistant for
the Spiders for the past two years. He was also a coach for the
Fayetteville Swampdogs of the Coastal Plain League. McGowan was
a four-year letterman at Old Dominion, playing in 124 games with
83 starts. He was also an intern in the strength and
conditioning department at ODU.
Marty Sutherland has been hired as interim
hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at Iowa. He played and
coached under Hawkeye head coach Rick Heller at Northern Iowa.
Sutherland was an assistant at UNI from 2003-09, aiding in 154
wins in six seasons for the Panthers. Recently, Sutherland was
an assistant at Cascade (Iowa) High School and hitting/fielding
instructor at Bases Loaded Academy in Dubuque, Iowa.
Iowa will hold its eighth annual Iowa Baseball
Golf Outing on Aug. 30 at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course in
Riverside, Iowa. The four-person best ball format begins with a
9 a.m. shotgun start.
Adam Bourassa has joined Ty Neal’s staff at
Cincinnati as hitting specialist. Bourassa worked in the San
Diego Padres organization from 2008-13. He was an area
supervisor for the Mid-Atlantic Region, covering North and South
Carolina, West Virginia and Kentucky. Bourassa played at
Kishwaukee for two years and Wake Forest for two seasons. He was
an outfielder in professional baseball for five years.