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ANDY SCHATZLEY  |  ASSISTANT HEAD COACH

Andy Schatzley is in his fifth season as a Harding baseball assistant in 2016 and serves as Harding's recruiting coordinator. On the field, he serves as hitting coach and infield instructor and gives the signals from the third base coaches box.

Last season, Schatzley helped guide the Bisons to their third straight Great American Conference Tournament appearance, and the 2015 team led NCAA Division II in fielding percentage at .977. Schatzley was also honored by the ABCA with its College Field Maintenance Award for his care of Harding's Jerry Moore Field.

Schatzley came to Harding from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, where he served as an assistant for the 2011 season. He helped guide Emporia State to the MIAA conference championship and a 43-13 record.

In the summer of 2013, Schatzley was the head coach of the Outer Banks Daredevils of the Coastal Plain League, a summer wood bat league for collegiate players. He was the head coach of the El Dorado Broncos of the Jayhawk League in 2009 and 2010 and won the National Baseball Congress national championship and NBC National Manager of the Year in ‘09.

Schatzley was a graduate assistant at Lubbock Christian University during the 2009 and 2010 seasons. In his time there, Lubbock Christian won two Sooner Athletic Conference championships and made two appearances in the NAIA World Series, winning the national championship in 2009.

Schatzley played collegiately at Pratt Community College (2004-06) in Pratt, Kansas, and a Lyon College (2006-08) in Batesville, Ark.