Scranton, PA -Today, Lackawanna College Head Baseball Coach Bruce Thompson announced that former Marywood University Head Coach, Jerry Davis, will be joining the Falcon coaching staff for the 2016-2017 season.
Davis was a 13-year assistant at Marywood prior to being appointed head coach in 2009. In 2012 and 2015, he was named Coach of the Year in the highly competitive Colonial States Athletic Conference. His 2012 team broke a program record for wins while qualifying for the conference playoffs and earning a bid to the ECAC South Regional Tournament. In 2015, the Pacers won the regular season championship again qualifying for post season play.
During his time at Maywood, Davis also led his teams to wins over nationally and regionally ranked opponents. In addition, several of his players earned All-Conference as well as All-Academic accolades.
Coach Bruce Thompson had this to say, "I am really excited to have Coach Davis join our coaching staff. His coaching resume speaks for itself; he brings a great amount of coaching experience to our staff." Thompson added, "Coach Davis will coach first base and help with all aspects of the program. We are looking forward to a big 2016-2017 season and he will play an import role in the development of our players."