January 11, 1979 |
|2001||Utica Blue Sox|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2002–2004||Miami (FL) (assistant)|
|2005–2013||Wright State (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Lovelady played college baseball at Miami (FL), where as a catcher and four-year letter winner, he won the 1999 College World Series and 2001 College World Series. He signed as an undrafted free agent with the Florida Marlins organization, and played one season with the Utica Blue Sox before turning to coaching. He served three more years at Miami, working with catchers. In his seven years in Coral Gables, the Hurricanes reached five College World Series, winning two, and appeared in the Super Regional round all seven years. In 2005, Lovelady accepted an assistant coach position at Wright State. Two years later, he added associate head coach duties. With Rob Cooper's move to Penn State, Lovelady was elevated to the top job.
Head coaching record
Below is a table of Lovelady's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.
|Wright State Raiders (Horizon League) (2014–2016)|
|2015||Wright State||43–17||21–8||2nd||NCAA Regional|
|2016||Wright State||46–17||23–6||1st||NCAA Regional|
|UCF Knights (American Athletic Conference) (2017–present)|
National champion Postseason invitational champion
- "Veteran Wright State pitching coach Lovelady promoted to head coach". NCAA. August 29, 2013. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
- David Jablonski (August 9, 2013). "Source: Lovelady to be next baseball coach at Wright State". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
- Brian Foley (August 9, 2013). "Greg Lovelady to be named Head Coach at Wright State". College Baseball Daily. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
- "Player Bio: Greg Lovelady". Miami Hurricanes. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
- David Jablonski (August 28, 2013). "Wright State introduces new baseball coach". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved October 31, 2013.
- "2014 Horizon League Standings". D1Baseball.com. Archived from the original on June 4, 2014. Retrieved June 4, 2014.