Mike Pritchard has been named the new head baseball coach and sports information director at Centre College.
Pritchard has been an assistant baseball coach and assistant sports information director at Hanover College.
He is a former captain of the University of Dayton baseball team and was an assistant coach for two years. He also coached the Dayton Classics, a youth baseball team.
As the assistant coach at Hanover, Pritchard was the pitching coach and handled the third base coaching duties.
His sports information assignment included producing media guides and press releases, as well as being the primary contact person for 15 of the 16 sports at Hanover. His sports information background dates back to the University of Dayton where he assisted the sports information director with daily operations of the school's 16 Division I sports programs.
"I'm looking forward to working with Mike," said Centre College athletics director Brian Chafin. "We received an unusually high number of applications for this position."