Gregg Ritchie

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Gregg Ritchie
Gregg Ritchie - San Jose Giants - 1988.jpg
Ritchie in 1988
George Washington Colonials
Head Baseball Coach
Born: (1964-01-25) January 25, 1964 (age 55)
Washington, D.C.
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Teams

Gregory Allen Ritchie (born January 25, 1964) is an American former baseball player and coach. He is currently the head coach of the NCAA George Washington Colonials baseball team.

Playing career[edit]

Ritchie was selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 8th round (188th overall) of the 1986 Major League Baseball Draft. He played in the Giants' minor league system from 1986 to 1992, reaching Triple-A. In 1995, he played in the Texas Rangers organization.

Coaching career[edit]

In 1996, Ritchie became a hitting coach in the Chicago White Sox minor league system, working for the Bristol White Sox of the Appalachian League in 1996 and 1997, the Winston-Salem Warthogs of the Carolina League in 1999, the Burlington Bees of the Midwest League in 2000, the Birmingham Barons of the Southern League from 2000–2003, and the Charlotte Knights of the International League from 2003 through 2005. In 2006, Ritchie joined the Pittsburgh Pirates organization as their roving minor league hitting coordinator.

Ritchie was named the hitting coach for the Pittsburgh Pirates for the 2011 season.[1] He was also their hitting coach for the 2012 season. On October 11, 2012, he was announced as the head baseball coach for George Washington.[2] In his first season, he was named the 2013 A-10 Coach of the Year.

Head coaching record[edit]

Below is a table of Ritchie's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.[3]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
George Washington Colonials (Atlantic 10 Conference) (2013–present)
2013 George Washington 26–32 15–9 t-5th A-10 Tournament
2014 George Washington 20–30 12–15 t-8th
2015 George Washington 32–22 13–10 6th A-10 Tournament
2016 George Washington 24–33 12–12 7th A-10 Tournament
2017 George Washington 31–27 14–10 4th A-10 Tournament
2018 George Washington 32–26 13–11 T-7th A-10 Tournament
2019 George Washington 0–0 0–0
George Washington: 165–170 79–68
Total: 165–170

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2010/112010/11232010/589874
  2. ^ http://www2.staffordcountysun.com/news/2012/oct/11/gregg-ritchie-named-george-washingtons-new-head-ba-ar-2276097/
  3. ^ "2013 Atlantic 10 Conference Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy Mills. Archived from the original on May 28, 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2013.

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