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Jeremy McDonald
Title: Pitching Coach

Jeremy McDonald enters his first season as an assistant coach for Stinger baseball. He will work directly with the pitching staff.

Coach J. McDonald started his coaching career with the Illinois Institute of Technology Scarlet Hawks in September 2012 being named the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator. While at Illinois Tech, he focused heavily on developing the pitching staff; during his tenure, the team showed drastic improvement in ERA and strikeouts. Overall, the Scarlet Hawks improved in wins each year, culminating with a 24-11 record and runner up in the USCAA championship in 2015. The 2015 championship-level team included USCAA Player of the year, Brian Colon-Rodriguez. Colon-Rodriguez and 2 others, including closer Michael Malfeo, earned USCAA 1st Team All-American honors, while an additional pitcher, Kyle Bumpass, was named to the USCAA Honorable Mention All-American team. During Coach J. McDonald’s time at Illinois Tech, the Scarlet Hawks had a win/loss record of 53-50-1.

In 2017, Coach J. McDonald joined the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleer Baseball team support staff as an Analytics Assistant. While at CCU, Coach J. McDonald created and managed several databases to help organize statistics, and created video packages for the coaching staff and players. His work was integral to Chanticleer baseball in the advanced scouting of opponents. Coach J. McDonald was the liaison to professional scouts during home games. During his time on the support staff, Chanticleer baseball won the Sun Belt conference tournament twice (2018, 2019) and made the NCAA regionals twice (2018, 2019), including as a regional site for the 2019 NCAA tournament.

While in Conway, Coach J. McDonald remained engaged in coaching, his true passion. He has worked as an instructor for youth and college prospect camps at CCU, offers private lessons, and has maintained positions in two summer collegiate leagues. Coach J. McDonald spent three seasons in the Beach Collegiate Baseball League from 2017-2020 as a Head Coach, and in 2021 with the Ripken Summer Collegiate Baseball League as an assistant. Coach J. McDonald’s summer league experience led his teams to championship play 2 out of the last 4 years, including a 2021 run in the Ripken Summer Collegiate Baseball culminating in runner up to the league champions.


Coach J. McDonald hails from Chicago, IL moved to Conway, SC with his family in 2015, where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management and a Master of Business Administration degree from Coastal Carolina University. McDonald and his wife Erin currently reside in Conway with their two children.

Florence- Darlington Technical College

2715 W, Lucas Street

P.O. Box 100548

Florence, SC 29502

(843) 661-8324

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