TOM DeANGELIS enters his sixth season as an assistant baseball coach at Baldwin Wallace University in 2019-2020. He is the top assistant and assists 10th-year Head Coach Brian Harrison in all aspects of the program.
In his first five seasons at BW, DeAngelis has helped the Yellow Jackets post five 20+-win seasons and a 136-80 record with a .630 winning percentage while playing one of the toughest schedules in Division III. He also has helped BW reach the NCAA Division III National Tournament in 2015, 2018 and 2019. DeAngelis also helped the Yellow Jackets advance to the 2016 Ohio Athletic Conference Championship Game, win the OAC Tournament title in 2018 and win an OAC regular season co-title a year ago!
"Tom DeAngelis is an outstanding person, baseball coach and teacher of the game of baseball," said Harrison. "He knows the game very well and is an excellent assistant to me and a fine teacher and role model for our student-athletes. Tom DeAngelis is a huge asset to the BW Baseball Family."
DeAngelis came to BW after spending two years coaching at his alma mater, NCAA Division II Seton Hill (Pa.) University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources degree in 2011. He also received a Master’s of Business Administration in Business Management degree from Seton Hill two years later.
During his two seasons at Seton Hill, DeAngelis helped to lead the Griffins to one West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic North Division championship (2013) and one Pennsylvania State Athletic West Division crown (2014), two berths in the Division II Atlantic regionals, a Division II World Series appearance (2014) and a pair of top-10 national rankings (2013 and 2014).
DeAngelis helped the Griffins to compile a pair of 40-win seasons as he assisted with all offensive duties while also assisting the infield and outfield defense. He assisted in coaching five All-WVIAC and four All-PSAC West, eight ABCA/ Rawlings All-Atlantic Region and two Division II All-America players. As the recruiting coordinator, he successfully recruited three of the top-75 players in Ohio of the 2013-2014 class. DeAngelis also assisted in coordinating the Seton Hill baseball study tables and the team held a grade point average above 3.0 in both 2013 and 2014. In addition, he has served as a Seton Hill Baseball Clinic Camp instructor since 2008.
As a student-athlete, DeAngelis played three seasons of baseball at Seton Hill and was a three-year starter at third base. He helped his team to three straight playoff appearances, two Division II Atlantic Regional berths and its first-ever WVIAC championship. DeAngelis had a .331 career batting average with 31 doubles, 18 home runs and 97 runs batted-in. As a senior in 2011, he earned All-WVIAC and All-Atlantic Region honors and was tabbed as an honorable mention Division II All-American. DeAngelis began his collegiate career as a student-athlete at Ohio Athletic Conference rival Marietta College in 2007-2008.