Baseball | Man, aug. 2, 2021 at 14.45
“We’re excited to add Jake to our coaching staff,” said Grinder. “He brings a great recruitment background and attention to detail that allows our cast to develop more over time. He is a great relationship builder and will fit well into the culture we have built in Ottawa. I look forward to having him here and helping. us to continue our success from the previous two years. “
Gaul spent the 2020 and 2021 seasons as an assistant baseball coach at the NCAA Division II Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM. with the student athletes in managing their schedules and helped with training / game management of players in the staff.
“I’m excited to start this new chapter on my journey and become part of the Braves Nation,” Gallia said. “Coach Grinder and the staff were amazing throughout the process, and I love what they’ve built here in Ottawa. I look forward to working with this staff and players and continuing to build on the success Brave’s baseball has achieved in the past. couple of years. “
Prior to his time at ENMU, Gaul was an assistant coach in the 2018 season at the NJCAA Allen Community College in Iola, Kan. During her time at Allen Community College, Gallia assisted with the pitching staff, fundraising, recruitment, player development and the organization of fall camps and several high school tournaments.
Prior to his time at Allen, Gaul spent the 2017 season with KCAC’s Sterling College in Sterling, Kan. Gallia was the Head Assistant Coach and helped guide the Warriors to a record of 18-18. Along with mentoring the pitching staff, Gallia assisted with weights / conditioning programs, recruitment, travel arrangements, academic progress for student athletes and daily practice planning. His staff produced a 5.64 ERA in his first year as collegiate coach, finishing third in KCAC, and featuring KCAC Freshman Pitcher of the Year and the country’s third highest storage producer of the season.
Gallia gained experience training for the Kansas Cannons as head coach in the 2016 and 2017 seasons, and as assistant coach in 2021. He planned and prepared practices, implemented game management and developed players.
Gallia played four years with NCAA Division II baseball, earning three letters at Newman University in Wichita, Kan. and completed his career at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark. He graduated from Newman with a bachelor’s degree in art in biology with a minor sports medicine. Gallia took his master’s degree in sports administration from Henderson.