Middle Georgia State College Baseball Coach Steps
Craig Young, who for 16 years served as head coach of the Middle
Georgia College and then the Middle Georgia State College baseball
teams, has resigned from his coaching duties. He will stay on
with the college as a faculty member.
“We are very grateful for the many years of dedicated
service and the success Coach Young brought to Middle Georgia
College. His enthusiasm for the game of baseball and his
players was always evident and will be greatly missed,” said
Athletic Director Charles Mullis. “He’s been a
great coach and we’re pleased he’s going to remain with
the college continuing to help shape the future of our
Young’s success in Cochran began just two years after he
assumed the helm in 1997, as his 1999 team won the region
tournament and he was named region coach of the year. Four of
his teams—those in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2009—advanced
to play in the Junior College World Series in Grand Junction,
Young graduated from high school in Blairsville, Ga., and
played both football and baseball at Georgia Southwestern
College. He served as head baseball coach at Elbert County
High School in Elberton, and also at Abraham Baldwin College.
He took over the program at what was Middle Georgia College in 1997
and has been head coach ever since.
Assistant Coach Chris Howell will serve as interim coach as the
college begins a nationwide search for a new head coach.
For additional information, contact Athletic Director Charles
Mullis at 478-934-3064