2018 Baseball
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2018 Baseball Coaches
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Todd Bacon
Head Coach - 5th Season
Phone: 317.955.6119

 

  • Head coach Todd Bacon is entering his third season at the helm of the eight-time league champion MU baseball program. He became the seventh head coach in program history after the 2013 season.
     
  • In 2017 Coach Bacon led the Knights to their best season in program history, leading MU to their first ever NAIA National Tournament appearance. The Knights finished the season with a 30-23 record, taking the runner-up spot in the Crossroads League Tournament. 
  • Prior to his current position, Bacon was an assistant coach for the prior five years working primarily with the pitchers and catchers.
     
  • In his first two seasons, he has guided the Knights to a 35-46 overall record with a 30-33 mark in the Crossroads League. In 2015, he guided MU to its first winning season in the league since the 2011 campaign.
     
  • His career at Marian University extends back to 2003. He served as the head women's basketball coach from 2003 until the end of the 2012-13 season.
     
  • In his time as head women's basketball coach, Bacon amassed a 177-117 career record and guided the Knights to their first-ever NAIA national tournament appearance in 2010-11.
     
  • During the 2010-11 campaign, the Knights set the school record for victories and garnered the program's first-ever 20-win season. The Knights finished 23-8 and earned a berth in the second round of the national tournament.
     
  • The Knights spent nine of his 10 seasons ranked inside the top 25 during each season and was the 2010-11 MCC regular season runner-up and 2009-10 MCC Tournament runner-up.
     
  • Bacon's women's basketball teams were notorious for their relentless pressure on defense and, in 2010-11, finished with the nation's top field goal percentage defense.
     
  • Also during his stint as head women's coach, Bacon served as head men's and women's tennis coach.
     
  • He guided the men's team to two league championships (2005-06, 2006-07) and was named the 2005-06 Mid-Central College Conference Coach of the Year. His 53-19 career record and .736 winning percentage was a program best.
     
  • As women's coach, the Knights were two-time NAIA Region VIII Tournament participants and registered a 51-25 record under his tutelage.
     
  • Prior to Marian University, Bacon served as head men's basketball coach, head baseball coach (1997-00) and director of athletics at Goshen College. He spent 1994-2000 as head men's basketball coach and guided the Leafs to their first two postseason wins in program history.
     
  • As a student, Bacon played baseball and basketball at Earlham College in Richmond, Ind. He lettered all four years in both sports from 1987-90.
     
  • In basketball, Bacon was the 1989 team most valuable player and still holds the school record for 3-pointers made in a season.
     
  • In baseball, he was the team MVP in 1988 and 1990. In 1989, he was part of the Collegiate Athletic Conference championship team and led the Quakers in batting average during his senior season.
     
  • He graduated from Earlham College in 1990.
     
  • In high school, Bacon was part of a final sixteen team in 1983 and still holds the school record for points in a game (48) and field goals in a game (22).
     
  • Bacon is married with four children and the family resides in Crawfordsville, Ind. Son Maverick is a baseball player at Ball State.
     
 
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Mark Elder
Assistant Coach - 4th Season
  • Coach Elder in his second season as assistant coach for the eight-time league champion Knights.
     
  • Elder serves as the pitching coach for the Knights.
     
  • Served as a pitching coach at area high schools before coming to Marian University and has taught pitching lessons for the last 15 years.
     
  • Was a student-athlete at Indiana University, coached by Bob Morgan, from 1997-2000.
     
 
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Matt Voorhees
Assistant Coach - 4th Season
  • Coach Voorhees is entering his second season with the eight-time league champion Knights.
     
  • Spent four years with Southmont High School and seven years with North Montgomery High School as a coach.
     
  • Was also a coach for the Byron Cox American Legion for even years and the Indiana Thunder for one year.
     
  • Has spent numerous years teaching hitting and catching to young athletes.
     
  • Has been married to his wife for 21 years and has two daughters. Daughter Jesika attends Marian University.

 

 
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Austin Gibson
Assistant Coach - 6th Season
 
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Scott Satterthwaite
Assistant Coach - 8th Season