John Anderson (baseball coach)

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John Anderson
Sport(s) Baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Minnesota
Conference Big Ten
Biographical details
Born (1955-05-16) May 16, 1955 (age 59)
Hibbing, Minnesota
Alma mater University of Minnesota
Playing career
1977 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Position(s) Pitcher
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978-1981
1982-present
Minnesota Golden Gophers (asst.)
Minnesota Golden Gophers
Head coaching record
Overall 1,151-772-3
Tournaments NCAA: 15-32
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4 Big Ten Western Division Championships (1983, 1984, 1986, 1987)
5 Big Ten Regular Season Championships (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2010)
9 Big Ten Tournament Championships (1982, 1985, 1988, 1992, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2010)
NCAA Tournament Appearances (1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010)
Awards
Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year (1982, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004)
ABCA Hall of Fame Inductee (2008)

John Anderson (born May 16, 1955 in Hibbing, Minnesota)[1] is the head coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers baseball team. In 31 seasons (as of the end of the 2012 season), Anderson has led the Golden Gophers to a record of 1,092 wins, 726 losses and three ties.[1] In the Big Ten he has led Golden Gophers to a record of 493 wins and 289 losses, as of the end of the 2012 season.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Below is a table of Anderson's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Minnesota Golden Gophers (Big Ten Conference) (1982–present)
1982 Minnesota 33-22-1 8-8 T–2nd (Western) NCAA Regional
1983 Minnesota 27-21 12-2 1st (Western) Big Ten Tournament
1984 Minnesota 31-20 11-5 1st (Western) Big Ten Tournament
1985 Minnesota 33-23 9-7 2nd (Western) NCAA Regional
1986 Minnesota 40-19 10-5 1st (Western) Big Ten Tournament
1987 Minnesota 36-25 12-4 1st (Western) NCAA Regional
1988 Minnesota 38-28 17-11 2nd NCAA Regional
1989 Minnesota 31-22-1 15-12 5th
1990 Minnesota 36-24-1 19-9 T–2nd Big Ten Tournament
1991 Minnesota 37-27 18-10 2nd NCAA Regional
1992 Minnesota 42-21 18-10 2nd NCAA Regional
1993 Minnesota 43-18 17-9 2nd NCAA Regional
1994 Minnesota 42-21 21-7 2nd NCAA Regional
1995 Minnesota 31-28 16-12 2nd Big Ten Tournament
1996 Minnesota 30-26 15-12 5th
1997 Minnesota 30-24 15-10 5th
1998 Minnesota 45-15 19-9 2nd NCAA Regional
1999 Minnesota 46-18 21-7 2nd NCAA Regional
2000 Minnesota 38-24 20-8 1st NCAA Regional
2001 Minnesota 39-21 19-8 3rd NCAA Regional
2002 Minnesota 32-26 18-10 1st Big Ten Tournament
2003 Minnesota 40-22 24-6 1st NCAA Regional
2004 Minnesota 38-23 21-10 1st NCAA Regional
2005 Minnesota 33-29 17-15 6th Big Ten Tournament
2006 Minnesota 34-26 17-14 4th Big Ten Tournament
2007 Minnesota 41-18 18-9 T–2nd NCAA Regional
2008 Minnesota 20-35 10-21 9th
2009 Minnesota 40-19 17-6 2nd NCAA Regional
2010 Minnesota 32-30 15-9 1st NCAA Regional
2011 Minnesota 25-24 13-11 T–4th Big Ten Tournament
2012 Minnesota 29-27 11-13 T–6th
2013 Minnesota 32-22 13-8 4th Big Ten Tournament
2014 Minnesota 27-24 13-11 T-4th Big Ten Tournament
Total: 1,151-772-3

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Big Ten Coach of the Year (1982, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004)[1]
  • ABCA Hall of Fame Inductee[1]

Personal[edit]

Anderson graduated from Nashwauk-Keewatin High School in Nashwauk, Minnesota in 1973. Anderson graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1977 with a B.S. in Education. Anderson and his wife Jan are the parents of daughter Erin Elizabeth.)[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Minnesota Baseball 2008". University of Minnesota. Retrieved 2009-05-12. 
  2. ^ "2010 Minnesota Baseball Media Guide". Minnesota Sports Information. p. 135. Archived from the original on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "2010 Big Ten Standings". D1Baseball.com. Archived from the original on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "2011 Big Ten Standings". D1Baseball.com. Archived from the original on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "2012 Big Ten Standings". D1Baseball.com. Archived from the original on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  6. ^ "2012 Big Ten Baseball Record Book". p. 107. Archived from the original on 2012-06-27. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 
  7. ^ "2013 Big Ten Conference Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy Mills. Archived from the original on May 28, 2013. Retrieved May 28, 2013. 

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