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Link Jarrett
LINK JARRETT

Head Coach
Link Jarrett | Full Bio

Link Jarrett will enter his sixth season as the head baseball coach at UNCG in 2018. UNCG captured its first ever SoCon Tournament Championship earning the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament Tournament & Clemson Regional.  Jarrett was voted SoCon Coach of the Year in 2016 as well as SEC Assistant Coach of the Year in 2010 and Conference USA Assistant Coach of the Year in 2009.  Jarrett enters his his 18th year of college coaching, and has coached championship teams in the ACC, Conference USA, SEC, and SoCon.  Jarrett has coached in 6 NCAA Regional Tournaments, 2 Super Regionals, and played in the College World Series 3 times.

In eight of the last ten seasons, his teams at UNCG, Auburn and East Carolina have led their respective leagues in batting average. Additionally, Jarrett has coached 71 players who have entered the professional baseball ranks and signed three first round selections that chose to sign a professional contract foregoing college (Mike Trout, Addison Russell, and David Dahl). Of those 71 players, 11 have played or are currently playing in the major leagues.

UNCG earned its first-ever Southern Conference Tournament title in 2017, earning the automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 1997 season.  The Spartans finished 2017 36-24, marking back-to-back seasons with 36 or more wins for the second time in school history.  The UNCG offense continues to prove its one of the top in the nation, leading the league in average (.320), runs (438) and triples (33).  The Spartans led the NCAA in triples and triples per game, as well as being in the top 25 in the country in six offensive categories.


Jerry EdwardsJERRY EDWARDS


Assistant Coach
Jerry Edwards | Full Bio
 
Joey HolcombJOEY HOLCOMB


Assistant Coach
Joey Holcomb | Full Bio

BLAIR BETTS


Volunteer Assistant Coach
Blair Betts | Full Bio