Baseball Coaches

 
 Shane Edwards - Head Coach

Head Coach Shane Edwards has been with the golden eagles since 2003.  Coach edwards has made coaching stops at peru and norwell high school.  He is a graduate of IPFW (where he played baseball for the mastodons) and Norwell high school.

under coach edwards' 16 year tenure golden eagle baseball has...
    -won over 200 games
    -most Oak Hill wins all-time as the head coach
    -past president (2015-2016) of the indiana high school baseball coaches association
    -IHSBCA North All-Star coach 2018
    -team statistical records:  most wins in a season (23), highest team batting                         average (.347), lowest team pitching era (1.43), 2nd highest fielding average (.940), highest run total in a game (26)
    -countless individual statistical records
    -made the elite 8 once
    -won 1 regional
    -won 1 sectional
    -3 conference titles
    -5 grant 4 titles
    -5 miami county tourney titles
    -3 mr. baseball nominees as district player of the year
    -8 players named an ihsbca north all-star
    -8 players named 1st team all-state
    -13 players named honorable mention all-state
    -3 players named academic all-state
    -6 players named honorable mention academic all-state
    -43 players named 1st team all-conference
    -9 players named county player of the year
    -3 players named county pitcher of the year
    -3 grant 4 sportsmanship winners
    -24 Players have gone on to play college baseball
    -2 ihsbca district coach of the year
    -6 time county coach of the year

coach edwards is the high school assistant principal here at Oak hill and an assistant varsity football coach.  coach edwards is married to his beautiful wife nicole who is a business teacher at Oak Hill high school.  they are the proud parents of two wonderful daughters:  mia grace and lilly may.

"Going into the 2018 season, there is tremendous excitement and anticipation.  These young men have lofty goals and are willing to stop at nothing to achieve them."

 Bobby Hart - varsity assistant coach

coach hart is a graduate of marion high school.  he played his college baseball at indiana wesleyan university for coach mark demichael.  coach hart also coaches the divers on the oak hill swim team.  coach hart and wife jenny are the proud parents of daughter savannah (current golden eagle athlete) and sons hayden and wyatt.  bobby is the head custodian at Converse Elementary.  coach hart will be in charge of pitchers, outfielders, and varsity first base coach.



 
 Jacob Morrical - JV Head Coach

coach morrical is a 2008 graduate of madison-grant high school where he played football and baseball.  jacob currently works as an engineer for the VA in marion.  he is married to former golden eagle athlete kristen hicks.  they are the proud parents of a baby girl, Elizabeth.  coach morrical will coach catchers, base running, and the head jv coach (third base coach).
 
 Eric Emery - volunteer assistant coach

eric emery is 1990 graduate of marion high school where he played baseball for legendary coach mel wysong.  coach emery went on to further his career at the former graceland university in new albany, in.  coach emery is happily married to his wife rhiannon.  they are the proud parents of eric jr., kayla, devin, current senior baseball player ryne, current baseball player jaren, easton, and ericah.  eric currently works for american woodmark in gas city.  coach emery will assist the middle infield, bunt coverages, and varsity bench coach.
 
 Dave Wood - volunteer assistant coach

coach wood is a 1987 graduate of oak hill high school where he lettered in football, wrestling, and track.  dave was a part of 4 wrestling sectional championships during his high school career.  coach wood currently works for Cafe valley in their maintenance department.  he has two children, daughter britleigh and current marian university football player (former golden eagle athlete) andrew.  dave will be in charge of outfielders, bunting, and the varsity bench coach
 
 Adrian Hovermale - volunteer jv assistant coach

coach hovermale is a 1982 graduate of oak hill high school.  he participated in cross country, wrestling, and track.  coach hovermale has worked in our youth program for a few years and developed great relationships with our kids.  he also assisted with the dugout building a few years ago.  adrian currently works in kokomo at hoosier spine broach company.  he is happily married to his wife teresa (1st grade teacher at Converse and an oak hill alumni).  coach hovermale will be the first base coach for the jv and work with our corner infielders.
 
 Roger Spaulding - administrative assistant

Coach spaulding works at oak hill high school as a counselor.  he is a graduate of blackford high school where he played for legendary coach gary cheeseman.  he furthered his baseball career at wright state university in dayton, oh.  he is happily married to his wife laura and they have two children that are former golden eagle athletes ryan and rene.  roger will be in charge of statistics and administrative work.