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
    -6 players named 1st team all-state (2 were 2-time 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 2019 season, there is tremendous excitement and anticipation.  These young men have lofty goals and are willing to stop at nothing to achieve them."
  Jacob Morrical - varsity assistant 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).
  Korbin Cruea - Junior Varsity Coach
  Eric Emery - volunteer varsity 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 1st base coach.
 
 Bobby Hart - volunteer 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 is the proud dad of daughter savannah (former golden eagle athlete now running at IU East) and sons hayden and wyatt.  bobby is the head custodian at Converse Elementary.  coach hart will be in charge of pitchers, outfielders, and varsity bench coach.
 
 Korbin Cruea - jv head coach

Coach Cruea is a graduate of Oak Hill High School in 2015.  He was a 3-year starter in baseball at 2B and was alson on the basketball team (2015 sectional champs).  Coach Cruea has assisted with our JH program the last few years.  Korbin is an IUPUI graduate and currently works for Custom Net Backstop whose first project was our backstop!  Coach Curea will be the head JV coach and work with bunting and our corner infielders. 
  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 (2nd 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.