Purple Eagle Pride

McCoy Named Baseball Head Coach

Rob McCoy can go about his business this offseason knowing he has job security. McCoy's interim title was changed in June when he was named head coach of the Purple Eagles baseball team. He had served as interim head coach for the 2009 season, leading the Purple Eagles to a 14-10 conference record and a tie for fourth place in the MAAC. McCoy guided the Purple Eagles to their best conference mark since 2006. Niagara finished the season ranked fourth in the conference in batting average and earned-run average in MAAC contests.

McCoy served as the assistant coach from 2006-08, working closely with the team's hitters and infielders. In 2008, under his guidance, the Purple Eagles ranked fourth in the MAAC in batting and fielding. In addition to his work with the offense, McCoy helped the Purple Eagles sign a nationally diverse recruiting class made up of players from California, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Virginia, Ohio, and New York.