Baseball
The Jones File
 

 

 
 

Personal
Hometown • Bennett, N.C.
High School • Chatham Central
Undergrad • UNC-Wilmington, 1975 (B.S. Physical Education)
Graduate • North Carolina A&T, 1977 (M.A. Physical Education)

Playing Experience
Pitcher • Sandhills CC (1972-73)
Pitcher • UNC-Wilmington (1974-75)

Coaching Experience
1979-81 • E.E. Smith High School (Head Coach)
1982-84 • Ferrum College (Head Coach)
1985-89 • Elon College (Head Coach)
1990 • Georgia Tech (Pitching Coach)
1991-93 • Georgia Tech (Assistant Head Coach/Rec. Coordinator)
1994-Present • Tulane University (Head Coach)

NCAA Tournament
College World Series • 2001, 2005
Super Regionals • 2001, 2004, 2005
Regionals • 1994, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008

Conference Championships
Carolina Conference • 1985, 1987, 1989
District 26 • 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989
Area 7 • 1987, 1989
Conference USA Regular Season • 1997, 1998, 2001, 2005
Conference USA Tournament • 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005

Coach of the Year
Carolina Conference • 1985, 1987, 1989
NAIA District 26 • 1985, 1987, 1989
NAIA Area 7 • 1987, 1989
NAIA National • 1989
NAIA Diamond Baseball • 1989
Georgia Assistant • 1993
Louisiana Sports Writers Association • 1994, 1996, 2001, 2005, 2006
Conference USA • 1997, 2001, 2005
American Baseball Coaches Association Region I • 2001
Baseball America National Coach of the Year • 2005

USA Baseball
Head Coach • 2009 (World Baseball Challenge, 37th USA vs. Japan Collegiate All-Star Championship)
Assistant Coach • 1989, 1990

Tulane Highlights
• Tulane's all-time winningest coach (win total, win percentage)
• Led Tulane to two College World Series appearances (2001, 2005), and three Super Regionals
• Coached seven C-USA Players of the Year (1999-2003, 2005-06)
• Helped 24 student-athletes earn All-America recognition
• Coached 1999 and 2001 National Freshmen of the Year
• Helped 56 players earn all-conference honors
• Coached 42 MLB draft picks and 18 free agent signees

 

 

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