Jason Stein

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Jason Stein
Sport(s) Baseball
Playing career
1992–1995 Eastern Kentucky
Position(s) 2B/SS
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996–2000 Eastern Kentucky (Asst.
2001–2007 Belmont (Asst.)
2009–2016 Eastern Kentucky
Head coaching record
Overall 175–204

Jason Stein is an American college baseball coach, formerly the head coach of the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball program from 2009 to 2015[1][2]

Playing career[edit]

Stein played at Eastern Kentucky, known as a defensive specialist. In his sophomore campaign, the second baseman batted .378 and earned the OVC batting title. He remained among conference leaders in his junior year, and moved to shortstop for his senior season. Serving as co-captain, Stein earned first team All-Conference, striking out just five times while collecting 76 hits. He played one season with the independent Anderson Lawmen before returning to Richmond as a student assistant coach while finishing his degree.

Coaching career[edit]

After spending the 1996 season as a student assistant, Stein was promoted to a full-time assistant coach for the 1997 season. He spent four seasons on the staff of head coach Jim Ward. In 1998, he was named recruiting coordinator. After the 2000 season, Stein moved to Belmont as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. In 2009, he returned to Eastern Kentucky as head coach.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Eastern Kentucky (Ohio Valley Conference) (2009–present)
2009 Eastern Kentucky 27–24 10–13 5th (9)
2010 Eastern Kentucky 28–27 9–12 6th (9)
2011 Eastern Kentucky 21–36 11–13 5th (9)
2012 Eastern Kentucky 31–23 19–7 T-1st (10) OVC Tournament[a]
2013 Eastern Kentucky 23–34 16–13 5th (11) OVC Tournament[b]
2014 Eastern Kentucky 24–31 12–18 10th (11)
2015 Eastern Kentucky 21–29 12–17 8th
Eastern Kentucky: 175–204 89–93
Total: 175–204

      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

  1. ^ The top six finishers of the OVC's nine eligible teams qualified for the Tournament in 2012.
  2. ^ The top six finishers of the OVC's eleven teams qualified for the Tournament in 2013.


  1. ^ Donald J. Boyles (July 24, 2008). "Jason Stein Named Head Baseball Coach at Eastern Kentucky". College Baseball Daily. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2014 Baseball Coaching Staff". Eastern Kentucky Colonels. Retrieved April 28, 2014. 

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