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Indiana University Southeast Athletics
2017 Baseball
 
 
2017 Baseball Coaches
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Ben Reel
Head Coach- 9th Season

Benjamin K. Reel is currently entering his ninth season as the head coach for his alma mater, Indiana University Southeast.

At the age of 32, Reel has compiled an overall record of 281-163-1. He is one of the youngest coaches in college baseball to reach the 250-win milestone.

Under Reel, IU Southeast holds a 133-33 record in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC) with five regular season titles and two tournament championships. For his efforts, Reel is a five-time KIAC Coach of the Year.

Reel has recruited, coached, and mentored 15 players to reach the professional ranks including IU Southeast’s first-ever Major League Baseball draft pick in 2010 when the Kansas City Royals selected Cameron Conner in the 20th round.

During the 2016 season, the Grenadiers set the school record for wins (43) and won the KIAC regular season championship for the fifth time in Reel’s tenure. IU Southeast earned its first top 25 ranking in the NAIA Coaches’ Poll and were ranked as high as No. 19 in the nation, the Grenadiers’ highest ranking ever.  

In the last eight years, Reel and his staff have recruited, mentored, and coached over 85 players to be named to the Kentucky Intercollegiate All-Conference teams and over 20 KIAC All-Conference Gold Glove winners. 

This impressive list includes four NAIA All-Americans, three KIAC Pitchers of the Year, , three KIAC Freshmen of the Year, along with three KIAC Players of the Year and one KIAC Male Athlete of the Year.

Reel has also produced five IU Southeast Male Athletes of the Year along with three IU Southeast Champions of Character award winners.

In the classroom, the Grenadiers have had over 50 players earn IU Southeast academic honors and 13 NAIA Academic All-Americans.

Also during his tenure, Reel has coached in eight-straight KIAC tournament championship games while also holding the IU Southeast record for most wins in a single season (43), most consecutive wins in a single season (23) and the highest winning percentage in a single season (.741).

Reel was inducted in the IU Southeast Wall of Fame for his efforts on the field and in the classroom.  He led IU Southeast as team captain, was named a First Team All-Conference Selection, and All-Region Selection as a catcher for the Grenadiers while also receiving recognition as an NAIA All-American Scholar Athlete in the spring of 2006. His 19 doubles still stands as most doubles by a catcher in school history.

Before his time at IU Southeast, Reel played at Cleveland State Community College for legendary coach Mike Policastro.  During his sophomore year at CSCC, Reel posted a 1.000 fielding percentage behind the plate for the Cougars and helped lead them to a second place finish in the Tennessee Junior College Association. 

Originally a native of Dillsboro, Ind., Reel is a graduate of South Dearborn High School. He lives in New Albany with his fiancé, Morgan, and their two dogs, Leo and Oakley.

 
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Jarret Young
Assistant Coach- 2nd Season

Jarret Young is currently entering his second season as an assistant coach and the recruiting coordinator for his alma mater, Indiana University Southeast.

In addition to handling the recruiting duties, Young works with infielders and hitters, assists in day-to-day operations, and serves as the team’s first base coach.

In his first season, Young helped lead the Grenadier offense to a team batting average of .317 overall and .351 in conference play, ranking first in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (KIAC).  The Grenadier offense also led conference play in slugging percentage (.518), runs/game (7.68), hits/game (9.86), runs batted in (RBI)/game (7.32), doubles (58) and triples (13).

The Grenadier offense also featured NAIA National Player of the Week, Logan Coughlin (.750 batting average, seven runs scored, four doubles, two triples and two home runs) and KIAC Player of the Year & NAIA 2nd-Team All-American, Trent Simpson (.429 batting average, 82 hits, 17 doubles, seven home runs, 51 RBI, .628 slugging percentage, .525 on-base percentage).

Prior to returning to the IU Southeast baseball program in September of 2015, Young played one summer professionally for the Alpine Cowboys (TX) of the Pecos League hitting .284 with four doubles, one triple, one home run and an on-base percentage of .435 through 19 games before suffering a season-ending injury.

In two seasons at IU Southeast after two seasons at Olney Central College (IL), Young was a KIAC Second Team All-Conference selection in both 2014 and 2015, and he earned recognition on the KIAC Gold Glove team in 2015 with only nine errors in 55 games and 227 chances.

His senior year, Young started all 55 games for the Grenadiers playing every inning as the team’s short stop. He hit .313 and led the team with 14 doubles and his 56 hits ranked fourth on the team.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and graduated in May of 2015 with highest distinction. He was named to the Chancellor's List with a 4.0 GPA every semester during his time at IU Southeast.

Originally an Evansville, IN native, Young is a graduate of Francis J. Reitz High School.

 
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Andrew Stanley
Assistant Coach- 9th Season

Stanley enters his ninth season as a member of the Indiana University Southeast coaching staff. His duties include coaching the outfielders, recruiting and chief of academic success.

During his tenure as the Grenadiers' outfield coach, Stanley has produced 15 All-KIAC selections, 12 KIAC Gold Glove selections, the KIAC Freshman of the Year, KIAC Player of the Year, a second-team All-American and a Major League Baseball draft pick.
 
Stanley has been a part of a Grenadiers' staff that has recorded an overall record of 281-163-1. 
 
The Grenadiers also won five regular season titles, two KIAC Tournament titles and made three NAIA National Tournament appearances.
 
Individually in 2010, Grenadiers' junior centerfielder Cameron Conner became the first player in school history to be selected in the Major League Baseball Draft. Conner was chosen in the 20th round by the Kansas City Royals. Conner batted .339 with five home runs, 28 RBI, 64 hits, 72 runs scored and 44 stolen bases.

Stanley is a native of Aurora, Ind. and attended South Dearborn High School where he played for the Knights' baseball team. He was also a member of the American Legion Region VII Championship team.

Stanley pursued his baseball career after high school at Marian College in Indianapolis. He later transferred to the University of Southern Indiana where he received a Bachelor's degree in Journalism/Communications.
 
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Brian Coffman
Assistant Coach- 1st Season
 
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Justin Franz
Student Assistant- 4th Season
 
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Logan Coughlin
Student Assistant- 1st Season