2018 Men's Baseball Coaches
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CJ Bilbrey
Head Coach - 3rd Season
Alma Mater: Harris-Stowe State University
Phone: (314) 340-5980

CJ Bilbrey enters his third season as the Head Coach of the Harris-Stowe Hornets Baseball team.  His Hornets teams have had success both on the field and in the classroom.  In 2017 the Hornets won 30 games for just the second time in 75 seasons and they have had 24 American Midwest Conference Academic All-Conference selections as well as 4 NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athlete Award recipients since 2016. 

Bilbrey was a four year member of the Harris-Stowe Hornets Baseball team (2004-2007) before starting his coaching career as an assistant at North Central Missouri College (2008).  After NCMC he went on to coach under Mike Sigler at Maryville University (2009-2012) where the program transitioned from NCAA III status to the Great Lakes Valley Conference NCAA II.  He then went on to coach at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2013) where the Cougars played their first playoff eligible season in NCAA I.   Bilbrey then came back to Harris-Stowe working under David Estes for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

Coach Bilbrey has coached for high school summer programs, Rock Memorial Legion and the St. Louis Gamers.  He has served as the Head Coach at three different college summer leagues winning a 2013 summer league championship and being selected as the manager of the league all-star game in 2013 and 2014.  He is married to Crystal Bilbrey and they have two children, Zeppelin (7) and Mary Grace (3).

Bilbrey is a graduate of Harris-Stowe State University where he earned a degree in Urban Education.

Bilbrey Career Record:

                Overall                 AMC                      AMC Standings                 Playoffs

2016       18-33                   8-19                        9th Place                               NA

2017       30-20                   15-11                      4th Place                               0-2


Harris-Stowe Baseball Accomplishments Since 2016:

  •            24 American Midwest Conference All-Academic Team
  •            4 NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athletes
  •            Highest single season winning percentage for a full season .600 (30-20)
  •            4 First Team All-AMC : 1 Second Team All-AMC
  •            2 AMC Player of the Week Awards
  •            5 HBCU All-Elite Selections
  •            5th place national ranking for HBCU Baseball in 2017


Travis Tingle
Assistant Coach - 2nd Season
Alma Mater: Louisville
Nick Herrin
Assistant Coach - 2nd Season
Alma Mater: Maryville University
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