Head Baseball Coach
Seabury Center, Room 302
By appointment only
Todd Weaver begins his first year as head coach of the Mountaineer baseball program. Weaver began his coaching career at Berea College, serving as an assistant from 2007-2009. In his three years as an assistant coach/hitting instructor, the team batting average went from .260 to .323, and the team tied or broke nearly 30 records. During that same time period, 13 players were named to the Kentucky Intercollegiate Conference all-conference teams. He left the Mountaineer program to become an assistant coach at NCAA D1 Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY) and eventually moved on to Rend Lake College (Ina, IL), where he spent last season as an assistant coach.
A native of Owensboro, KY, Weaver’s playing career began at Olney Central College (Olney, IL) and he was a member of teams that tied and broke the school’s wins record, finishing with a 89-33 record over his two years there. He joined a Lindsey Wilson College (Columbia, KY) team in 2001 that reached the semi-finals of the Region XI tournament and finished his playing career at Brescia University (Owensboro, KY), helping lead the Bearcats to a berth in the Region XII tournament. As a senior, Weaver was named to the all-conference and all-region teams, and was an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American selection. He was drafted by the Washington Wild Things, an independent league team, in 2003.
“I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with the faculty and staff at Berea College and excited to take over a baseball program that is on the rise,” Weaver said.”Having played in the KIAC for one year and coaching at Berea College as an assistant for three years, I feel I have a good understanding of what is expected of student-athletes at Berea College.”
Along with his coaching skills, Weaver is well-versed in field maintenance, recruiting, player evaluation, fundraising, camp administration and budgeting.”The combination of Todd’s experiences as both a player and assistant coach make him ideally suited for this opportunity,” says Mark Cartmill, athletic director at Berea College.”We’re excited that he is returning to Berea to take over our baseball program.”
Weaver inherits a Mountaineer program that finished the 2011 campaign ranked #5 amongst all NAIA teams in the nation in team batting average (.343), posted a school record 25 wins and made it to the conference title game under former head coach Ryan Hess. Hess chose to step down after ten years coaching the Mountaineers, but will remain involved with the baseball program and also continue to serve as Business Manager for the athletic department and the Seabury Center.
Weaver earned his undergraduate degree from Western Kentucky University and also holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from Western Kentucky. He resides in Berea.