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2019 Dorman Cavalier Baseball Coaching Staff

 

 

Varsity Head Coach:     Jack Jolly is in his third year of teaching PE and coaching baseball at Dorman High School. He is entering his 31st season as a Head Varsity Baseball Coach with an overall record of 476-324. Coach Jolly's teams have made the playoffs 20 out of the 30 years he has coached baseball. Jack was a 3 year letterman while pitching and playing the outfield at Myrtle Beach High School and graduated in 1982. He graduated from Coastal Carolina University with honors in 1987. While playing baseball as a pitcher at CCU, he received 4 letters. Jack received numerous awards his senior year, including the Big South Conference George A. Christenberry Award, which is given to the top male/female athletes who graduates with the highest GPA. Coach Jolly began his teaching and coaching career at Green Sea-Floyds and went to Cheraw High School after three years where he taught and coached for seven years. While at Cheraw, Coach Jolly’s' 1997 squad played for the 3A State Championship. During his 18 year tenure at Carolina Forest, they won 6 District Championships and played for 5 Lower State Championships. Jack is beginning his 3rd year at Dorman, where he led the 2018 team to a 5A State Championship and a final #1 ranking in SC, #3 ranking in the south and #11 ranking nationally. He has been named coach of the year multiple times over the course of his career including the 2018 SCBCA, SCACA and NHSF state coach of the year. Jack has been an assistant and head coach for the SCBCA North/South All Star baseball game. He also coached the 2010 South Carolina Select All-Star team. Coach Jolly is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is now serving as the 1st vice president of the SCBCA board of directors. Jack is happily married to Pamela Powell Jolly for 29 years and they have five children, Matthew (26), Rebecca (25), Robert (23), Lucas (20), and Grace (17).

 

 

Varsity Assistant Head Coach:    Will Raines is a 2010 graduate of Blacksburg High School. Raines was a 4 year letterman for Blacksburg playing catcher and shortstop that received two All-Region Awards in 2008 and 2010 as a catcher. He also played for Gaffney American Legion Post 109 from 2010-2011. He was a 2-year starter for Post 109 and was a member of the 2011 state championship team, southeast regional championship team, and a fifth place participant of the American Legion World Series that played in Shelby, North Carolina. Coach Raines graduated with honors from Limestone College in 2010 while acquiring a double major in Mathematics and Mathematics Education. Will played catcher for Limestone from 2011 – 2012 and played Middle Infield and Pitched his final two season as a Saint from 2013 - 2014. Will was also a captain of the Saints his senior season and was named academic all-conference in 2013 & 2014. Coach Raines began his coaching career for Gaffney American Legion Post 109 as an assistant in 2014. He was an assistant coach for the legion team from 2014 - Present. Coach Raines joined the coaching staff at Dorman High School as the pitching coach after graduation from Limestone in 2014 for the 2015 Dorman Baseball season. This is Raines’ 5th year as an assistant coach at Dorman. He currently teaches Statistics at Paul M. Dorman High School. Coach Raines is married to his wife, Madison.

 

 

Varsity Assistant Coach:     Luke Hostetler is a 2012 graduate of James F. Byrnes High School. Coach Hostetler was a three year letterman for Byrnes playing corner infield where he received All-Region honors, First team All-Area, and best offense award. Luke’s high school teams won three consecutive upper state championships from 2010, 2011 and 2012. Coach Hostetler also played on the Greer American Legion Post 115 that went to the state tournament in 2012. Coach Hostetler graduated from Southern Wesleyan University with a Bachelors in Science of Physical Education. Luke played baseball at Southern Wesleyan, playing the corner infield positions during his tenure, receiving a national award in All-South his senior year. Coach Hostetler started his coaching career at Byrnes High School in 2016 after graduating from Southern Wesleyan University. Coach Hostetler now joins the Dorman coaching staff as an infield and hitting coach for the Cavilers. Luke is in his 2nd year of teaching Physical Education at Anderson Mill Elementary in District 6.

 

 

 

2019 Dorman Cavalier Baseball Coaching Staff

 

 

Head JV/Varsity Assistant Coach:      Mike Hill is a 1982 graduate of Newberry College. He lettered in baseball his final two years @ Newberry and earned the Hustle Award in baseball. He received his Master’s Degree from Western Kentucky University where he served as a baseball graduate assistant coach. He has since earned his Master’s + 30 hours in physical education. He is a National Board Certified Physical Education Teacher. He has taught in the South Carolina Public School System for 27 years.   Coach Hill has won a state championship at Wilson Hall School in Sumter prior to beginning his teaching and coaching career in the public school system. He served as assistant at Dutch Fork on a state runner-up baseball team. He also served as assistant coach at Chapin High on two state runner-up teams. Two of his junior varsity teams went on to win back-to-back State Titles at Chapin High School on the varsity level. Coach Hill has been married to Denise Prout Hill for 34 years. They have 2 sons, Paul and Allan. Denise is a CPA with Elliott Davis & Company.   Coach Hill teaches elementary school at Anderson Mill Elementary. He is assistant baseball coach at Dorman High School as well as Head J.V. baseball coach at Dorman. He has 34 years of coaching experience and had the privilege of coaching Bill Spiers and Dwayne Wise, both former major leaguers. Coach Hill and his wife reside in Moore, S.C. with their German Short-Haired Pointer, Wingo.

 

 

 

JV Assistant Coach:        Jeff Mages is a 1987 graduate of Homestead High School in Mequon, Wisconsin. At Homestead, Coach Mages lettered 2 years in Baseball, 3 years in Football and was named co-captain for both teams his senior year. While playing baseball he earned honorable mention honors for his Region play as an outfielder and was awarded the Dean Schrober athletic scholarship form his high school.   Coach Mages began his coaching career in South Carolina in 1998, as the Varsity Head Softball Coach and assistant football coach at Great Falls High school before moving to Gaffney. Jeff coached baseball for the past 10 years at Gaffney High School. He was an assistant coach with the American Legion Post 109 staff for 4 years from 2005 - 2009. He was a coach on the 2007 State Runner team that represented South Carolina in the American Legion Regional Tournament. Coach Mages also served as the Gaffney JV Baseball Head Coach from 2009 – 2011. Coach Mages was part of the Gaffney Indian Staff that won the 2009 Baseball State Championship, which was the first in school history. Coach Mages also spent 15 years coaching football on the 9th, JV and Varsity staffs. During his 17 years at Gaffney he also a part of the 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2012 Football Championships.   Coach Mages is a retired Airborne Infantry Officer with 26 years of military service in the US Army, Wisconsin, and South Carolina Army National Guard where he obtained the rank of Major. Coach Mages served in Operation Just Cause, Panama 1989, Operation Desert Shield/Storm 1990 (Saudi Arabia), Operation Noble Eagle 2003-2005 (Shaw Air Force Base), Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) 2005-2006, and Operation Jump Start (Border Patrol) 2007.   Coach Mages is married to his beautiful wife Debbie and they have 1 Son, 3 Daughters, Son-in Law, Daughter-in-law and 2 beautiful Grandchildren.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 Dorman Cavalier Baseball Coaching Staff

 

 

C-Team Head Coach:      Ray McCallister is married to Christie McCallister and they have two beautiful daughters, Tori (19) and Anna Leigh (14). Ray is in his 6th year in District 6. Along with coaching baseball, he is also the D6 wrestling coach and an assistant for the freshman football team. After coaching for almost twenty years, Coach McCallister has been blessed to be a part of five state championship teams; four baseball and one wrestling.

 

 

C-Team Assistant Coach:      Mark Woody is a 1987 graduate of Dorman. Coach Woody coaches Football at Fairforest Middle, Wrestling at Dorman and is in his 4th season with the C-team baseball program. Mark has been coaching and officiating youth sports for over 27 years. Coach Woody is married to his wife Tonya and has 2 children and is a proud Pa of Ethan and Edwin.

 

D Team Head Coach:   Kevin Horres graduated in 1992 from Clemson University with an Accounting degree and then earned his Master’s in Education from Converse College in 1999. Prior to that he attended James Island High School where he lettered for three years in baseball and basketball. He played baseball for Hall of Fame coach Tom Hatley as a starting middle infielder. He earned all-region honors as well as a spot on the North-South All-Star baseball team his senior year as well as team MVP honors his junior and senior seasons. Kevin played for West Ashley American Legion Post 147 and enjoyed a successful career playing with and against future college and professional players. This is Kevin’s 20th year teaching and coaching in District Six and is at Gable Middle School as an 8th grade math teacher. He has been an assistant football and basketball coach at Gable as well as C-Team softball coach at Dorman and many years as a travel baseball coach. He has been married to his Wife Terry for 26 years and they have two children, Allison (20) and Austin (16).

 

D Team Assistant Coach:       Daniel Wyatt is a 1995 graduate of Dorman High School where he lettered two years in football as a wide receiver and two years in baseball as a centerfielder and catcher. Coach Wyatt was the captain of his baseball team his senior year along with being an all - area selection. Coach Wyatt also started two years for Inman American Legion Post 45 where he played catcher from 1994 – 1995. Post 45 advanced to the state playoffs both years that he played. Coach Wyatt then went on to play two more years of baseball when he was awarded a scholarship to Spartanburg Methodist College from 1995 - 1997 where he won the Fred Branham Distinguished Service award. This award is given annually by the college to a young man who displays tremendous leadership and character skills. Coach Wyatt then went on to finish his education at Clemson University where he graduated in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education. He began his teaching and coaching career at Dorman High School in 2001 where he has been the varsity football wide receivers coach for 18 years. Coach Wyatt has enjoyed much success in football here at Dorman High School. He has been a part of six region championships, three state runners up, and two state championship teams in his time as a football coach. He has enjoyed coaching numerous young men who have went on to earn football scholarships to many colleges and three current players who are on an active NFL roster. In addition to coaching football, Coach Wyatt is excited to join our baseball program here at Dorman. He is going to work with our youngest players and help to build a strong foundation for their future in our Cavalier baseball program. Coach Wyatt is married to his high school sweetheart, Rhiannon for 18 years and they have a son, Jackson (12) and a daughter, Julia (7).