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|ROB SKARICICH- Head Baseball Coach|
Rob Skaricich is in his 16th season as the head baseball coach at Grove
City College. He has led Grove City to 248 wins as head coach, including a
program-record 26 victories in 2006.
In 2008, Skaricich led Grove City to the Presidents' Athletic Conference title and the program's first NCAA Championship Tournament appearance.
Two years ago, Grove City captured the Eastern College Athletic Conference Southern Championship Tournament for the first time in program history. Grove City also won the PAC's regular season title and finished with 25 victories.
He also became the program's all-time leader in coaching victories during the 2011 season.
In 2006, Grove City earned its first-ever NCAA regional ranking. Pitcher Erik Arnesen was selected in the 17th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft by the Washington Nationals while shortstop Mike Ritter achieved CoSIDA Academic All-America honors.
Under his guidance, the Wolverines have captured four PAC championships while virtually rewriting the program's record book. In 2001, Grove City captured its first-ever conference title, finishing with a 19-10 mark. Meanwhile, the 2002 Wolverine squad picked up the program's second straight PAC title. That year, Grove City closed the season with 13 wins in 18 games, including a win over Division II power Slippery Rock.
Skaricich has earned the conference's Coach of the Year award four times in his career. He first earned that award in 1999 after leading Grove City to 24 victories and a second-place finish in the conference. He also earned the Coach of the Year award in 2001, 2002 and 2008.
Skaricich is defensive coordinator for Grove City's football team.
A native of Wickliffe, Ohio, Skaricich earned his bachelor's degree from Hiram in 1991 and a master's degree from Cleveland State in 1993.
He lives in Hubbard with his wife Kristen and their twin sons, Aaron and Andrew.