Rob Skaricich enters his first season as head coach of the Wolverine baseball squad. |
Having served the last four years as an athletic administrator for the Marietta College baseball team, Coach Skaricich brings a wealth of information from one of the top small college programs in the nation.
Skaricich has already proven himself a winner at Grove City College, having helped lead the Wolverine football team last fall to its first ever nine-win season in his other role as linebacker coach. Grove City finished the season 9-2 overall, won its first ever Presidents' Athletic Conference championship title, and earned its first post-season playoff berth.
Skaricich enjoyed similar success at Marietta in his role as defensvie backfield coach, helping to turn a team with one of the poorest records in Division III into a national contender. He also served as strength coach, responsible for developing a summer strength and conditioning program and supervising all off-season workouts.
A native of Wickliffe, OH, Skaricich received his bachelor's degree from Hiram College in 1991 and his master's degree from Cleveland State University in 1993. While at Cleveland State, he served as the strength and conditioning coach for the men's and women's swimming teams. Upon receiving his master's, Skaricich accepted a position as graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Kent State University before moving to Marietta.
Skaricich is joined on the Wolverine baseball staff by assistants John Sparks and R.J. Bowers. Sparks, a former Wolverine first baseman, graduated in 1995. Bowers enrolled at Grove City last fall after playing five years of professional baseball in the Houston Astros organization.