Green Wave Eye Return to the NCAA Tournament in 2013
Green Wave Ended 2012 with a 38-20 Overall Record
Seven Earn All-Conference USA Honors, Five Honored as All-State
Meyer Spent Two Seasons at Wright State Before Joining Jones' Staff
Brian Meyer begins his fifth season with the Green Wave as the programs director of operations. Meyer made coaching stops at Wright State University and Otterbein College, where he was a three-year starter at second base, before assuming his role at Tulane in 2012.
While at Wright State, Meyer helped lead the Raiders to the 2011 NCAA Tournament and win a pair Horizon League titles in 2010 and 2011. Meyer worked with the outfielders, aided with hitting instruction and acted as the bench coach on game day. The Raiders ranked among the national leaders in a slew of offensive categories during Meyers three seasons on campus, including finishing the 2011 campaign ranked second in batting average and 16th in slugging percentage.
Before joining the staff at WSU in 2010, Meyer spent three seasons with his alma mater and worked as the co-recruiting coordinator and hitting coach. The Cardinals ranked among the national leaders in home runs, doubles and fielding percentage during Meyer's time with the program and had 15 players selected to the All-Ohio Athletic Conference teams, five players named to the All-Region squad and one player garnered All-American honors.
Meyer also worked with the Licking County Settlers of the Great Lakes Collegiate Summer League, serving as the head coach during the summer of 2010. That season, he was named the GLCSL Manager of the Year after guiding the Settlers to their first regular-season title and a final national ranking of 23. The squad set franchise records for and led the league in wins, batting average, runs scored, hits, home runs, doubles, on base percentage, and slugging percentage.
In 2008 and 2009, Meyer was the hitting coach for the Settlers as the team set program records for wins, batting average, doubles and on-base percentage. While with LC, the team has had seven players named to the All-GLSCL team and set 10 program records over two seasons.
Meyer had an opportunity to coach during the 2014 season at Tulane when head coach Rick Jones went down with an illness. Meyer stepped in and served as the third base coach for the latter half of the season when Jake Gautreau assumed the interim head coach title.
Meyer graduated from Otterbein with his Bachelor's of Arts in Sports Management in 2004 and went on to earn his K-12 Physical Education Teaching License in 2005. The North Royalton, Ohio, native went on to earn his Masters of Arts in Education from Otterbein in June of 2009. He is married to the former Ashley Wilson.