Texas A&M Baseball Coaching Staff

Last Game

LSU
Loss 2-8
May 22, 2021
Bryan-College Station, TX
Jim Schlossnagle

Jim Schlossnagle

Head Coach

Jim Schlossnagle took over the Texas A&M baseball program in June 2021, coming to Aggieland after 17 years as the head coach at TCU. In 19 seasons as a head coach, Schlossnagle has compiled an 811-393 (.674) record and been to the College World Series five times. Prior to his arrival in Fort Worth in 2004, TCU had never been to the CWS. Schlossnagle transformed TCU into a perennial national power, winning 734 games, claiming 18 conference championships, appearing in 15 NCAA Tournaments, and advancing to Omaha five times, including four straight trips from 2014-17. Before TCU, Schlossnagle served as UNLV's head coach from 2002-03, putting together a 37-23 record and taking the Rebels to the Tempe Regional final in 2003. His coaching career began as an assistant coach for his alma mater Elon College from 1990-92 before he spent a year at Clemson as the Tigers' pitching coach in 1993. Schlossnagle has twice been honored as the nation's top coach in 2010 & 2016 and served as USA Baseball's Collegiate National Team head coach in 2013.

Nate Yeskie

Nate Yeskie

Associate Head Coach

Renowned pitching coach and 2017 D1Baseball Assistant Coach of the Year Nate Yeskie was named associate head coach for Texas A&M in June of 2021. Yeskie arrives in the Brazos Valley after two seasons on Jay Johnson's staff at Arizona, including the 2021 College World Series campaign. In his first year with the Wildcats, Arizona showed vast improvement before COVID-19 shut down the season. The staff's ERA dropped from 6.21 in 2019 to 3.87 while the WHIP (1.75 - 1.30) and opponent batting average (.287 - .212) were also slashed. Prior to his stint at Arizona, Yeskie coached 11 campaigns with Oregon State with the tenure culminating in a College World Series title in 2018 and honors as D1Baseball Assistant Coach of the Year in 2017.

Michael Earley

Michael Earley

Assistant Coach

Earley arrives in the Brazos Valley after five seasons at Arizona State, including four seasons as the hitting coach on Tracy Smith’s staff. Earley has built a reputation for developing hitters with his most notable work being the rise of Spencer Torkelson to the No. 1 overall draft pick in the 2020 MLB Draft. Undrafted out of high school, Torkelson was selected by the Detroit Tigers. He was the first third baseman to be selected first overall since Pat Burrell in 1998 and just the fifth third baseman to be selected first overall in MLB Draft history. It marked the first time a college position player went from being undrafted out of high school to the No. 1 overall pick since Nebraska outfielder Darin Erstad in 1995.

Nolan Cain

Nolan Cain

Assistant Coach

Texas A&M baseball added former LSU player and assistant coach Nolan Cain to the staff in June of 2021. Cain arrives in the Brazos Valley after eight seasons on former head coach Paul Maineri’s LSU staff, including five seasons as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He also worked one season as the Tigers’ volunteer coach and two seasons as coordinator of operations. Cain is nationally recognized as one of the top recruiters in the nation. Three of his last four recruiting classes at LSU were ranked in the top 5, including a No. 2 rating by Baseball America for his 2020 class. His 2018 recruiting class earned the top spot from Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball. The 2017 class was ranked No. 5 by Collegiate Baseball.

Jason Hutchins

Jason Hutchins

Director of Baseball Operations

Jason Hutchins is in his 24th year as the Director of Operations for the Texas A&M baseball team as the Aggies embark on the 2022 campaign. Hutchins is responsible for organizing the day-to-day activities associated with the baseball program and is director of the Dugout Club. His baseball knowledge is a huge asset to the Aggie coaching staff.

Hutchins, who serves under his third head coach in Aggieland, is vital in the administration and teaching aspects of the Texas A&M Baseball Camp, serving as the camp director for the last 18 seasons. Additionally, Hutchins keeps close ties with former players, who are a major part of Aggie Baseball family and are often invited back to the Brazos Valley for events such as the Former Players Weekend.

Chuck Box

Chuck Box

Director of Player and Program Development

Chuck Box is in his first season as the Director of Player & Program Development for Texas A&M baseball. Box brought 32-years of coaching experience with him to Aggieland.

In his 25-year head coaching career, Box has amassed a record of 735-326, good enough for a .692 career winning percentage. He has coached 14 All-Americans, 13 players selected to play professional baseball, 31 All-State selections, 143 All-Conference designees and 45 collegiate signees. He is a six-time MAIS Coach of the Year and has garnered countless additional coaching honors at both the high school and collegiate levels. Box is currently a Task Force Scout for USA Baseball, and has been a featured clinic speaker at various coaching conferences across the American South.

 
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