Baseball Adds Assistant Coach Tim Donnelly to Staff

Baseball Adds Assistant Coach Tim Donnelly to Staff

WKU Baseball lead trainer John Pawlowski declared the recruiting of right hand mentor Tim Donnelly to the Hilltopper staff on Monday.

Donnelly, who goes to The Hill after most as of late filling in as the partner lead trainer at Southeastern Louisiana University, additionally has earlier instructing experience in Conference USA and was named the 2016 C-USA Assistant Coach of the Year.

“WKU Baseball would like to welcome Tim and his family to The Hill,” said Pawlowski. “Having an opportunity to add Tim to our staff here at WKU was an easy decision for us and our program.

“Our players will certainly benefit from having a coach with over 15 years of Division I coaching and recruiting experience. Tim has a proven track record in developing and training college baseball players, which will help us continue to build a championship program here at WKU.”

“I want to thank Coach Pawlowski for this opportunity,” said Donnelly. “I am excited to get started at WKU and be back in Conference USA.”

While in his past job at Southeastern Louisiana, Donnelly burned through three seasons as the selecting organizer and hitting mentor while additionally being liable for exploring reports, managing NCAA consistence things and going about as the contact between MLB scouts and the group.

Donnelly likewise had stops at three other Division I programs prior to advancing toward Southeastern Louisiana, incorporating two spells with Conference USA schools.

He filled in as the associate mentor and enrolling organizer at Middle Tennessee State University during the 2017 and 2018 seasons, helping with spending arranging, planning, scholastics, exploring reports and NCAA consistency.

Before that, Donnelly went through 10 years at Marshall as an associate mentor and enrolling organizer, procuring C-USA Assistant Coach of the Year respects in the wake of aiding The Herd set a program standard for wins following a 34 (21-9 C-USA) crusade in 2016. During his experience with the Thundering Herd, Donnelly worked with hitting and the infield while likewise being liable for spending arranging, booking, group travel, gathering pledges, scholastics, exploring reports, field support, camps and NCAA consistence.

Donnelly began his Division I training profession as a partner at Kent State, helping lead the group to a Mid-American Conference (MAC) customary season title during his solitary season with the group in 2006.

Prior to breaking into the Division I positions, Donnelly stood firm on instructing footings at Malone College and Northeast Texas Community College.

Altogether, Donnelly has instructed 40 understudy competitors who have proceeded to play baseball expertly, including three initially round draft picks and seven players chose in the main 10 rounds of the MLB Draft.

Donnelly moved on from Hardin Simmons University in 2004, where he played two seasons in the ball club subsequent to moving in from Northeast Texas CC.

His dad, Rich Donnelly, went through more than 30 years in the MLB training positions with seven unique associations while most as of late filling in as the third base mentor for the Seattle Mariners in 2015.

Donnelly is hitched to the previous Kellie Schmitt, a three-time C-USA Player of the Year and ongoing inductee into the Marshall Athletics Hall of Fame following her champion tennis vocation from 2005-09. Several has a child, Drew, and little girl, Addison.