KEVIN KIRK | ASSISTANT COACH
Kevin Kirk enters his fourth season as assistant baseball coach in 2015-16. He had an All-ODAC playing career at Bridgewater College, playing for Ben Spotts when he was an assistant there.
ADAM POSEY | ASSISTANT COACH
After an All-ODAC career as a player at EMU, Adam Posey joined the Royals as a coach for his first season in 2015. He then became the first full-time assistant coach in the history of the EMU program for the 2016 season.
As a player, Adam batted .424 as a senior and tied Erik Kratz's program record with 72 hits in the season. He also had a 4-4 record from the mound and was one of the nation's best at strikeout-to-walk ratio, whiffing 56 batters while walking just 4. He was named All-ODAC First Team in 2014, as well as All-State First Team, and All-Region by two different organizations.
RYAN MCALISTER | ASSISTANT COACH
Former Royal Ryan McAlister joins the EMU staff in 2016 after an All-ODAC career.
As a senior in 2014, Ryan batted .365 with 23 runs, 29 RBIs and 12 stolen bases. He earned spots on the All-ODAC and All-State Second Team. A four-team starter at second base, Ryan holds an EMU record with 329 career assists.
RICK REEVES | ASSISTANT COACH
Rick Reeves joins the EMU baseball staff for the first time in 2016.
VICK SPOTTS | ASSISTANT COACH
Local coaching legend Vic Spotts joined EMU's staff in 2016.
Vic was the longtime head coach at nearby Fort Defiance High School, leading one of the most respected programs in the state of Virginia. After tracking the Royals' games from outside the fence the last couple of years, he now officially joins his son, Ben, and the Royals in the dugout.
TAYLOR DAVIS | GRADUATE ASSISTANT COACH
Taylor Davis joined EMU's staff in 2015-16 as a graduate assistant coach. He was a USA South Academic All-Conference LHP/1B for the Ferrum College Panthers.