Mike Bianco

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Mike Bianco (right) joins SEC Network analyst Chris Burke (left) on the SEC Network set at the 2016 SEC Baseball Tournament
Mike Bianco
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Sport(s) Baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Ole Miss
Conference SEC
Record 662–395–1
Biographical details
Born (1967-05-03) May 3, 1967 (age 50)
Wilmington, Delaware
Playing career
1986–1987 Indian River CC
1988-1989 LSU
Position(s) Catcher
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1991-1992 Northwestern State (GA)
1993-1997 LSU (Asst)
1998-2000 McNeese State
2001-present Ole Miss
Head coaching record
Overall 762–466–1
Accomplishments and honors
1 College World Series
1 SEC Regular Season Championship
1 SEC Tournament Championship
3 SEC West Championships
15 NCAA Regionals
5 Super Regionals
1 Southland Conference Regular Season Championship
Seminole High School Hall of Fame
Indian River Community College Hall of Fame
All-Alex Box Omaha Era Team

Mike Bianco (born May 3, 1967) is an American college baseball coach, currently the head coach of the Ole Miss Rebels baseball team. He has held the position since the start of the 2001 season. Bianco is the longest active head coach in the SEC among the three major sports of baseball, men's basketball and football. With 662 victories at Ole Miss, Bianco is the winningest active coach in the SEC and ranks sixth on the conference's all-time wins list.


Under Bianco, Ole Miss has hosted seven NCAA baseball regionals and three NCAA baseball Super Regionals. The program won three SEC Western Division Championships under his guidance (2005, 2009, 2014), the 2006 SEC Baseball Tournament, the 2009 Southeastern Conference Co-Championship, and five NCAA regional championships (2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2014). In 2005, 2006, and 2009, his teams hosted Super Regionals. In 2014 Bianco led the Rebels to victory in the Lafayette Super Regional, defeating the #1 ranked Ragin' Cajuns, and advanced to the College World Series.

Playing career[edit]

Bianco played two seasons (1988–89) at LSU after transferring from Indian River Community College in Florida. He was the Tigers' starting catcher and team captain on the 1989 team that finished third at the College World Series.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
McNeese State Cowboys (Southland Conference) (1998–2000)
1998 McNeese State 30–26 13–10 3rd
1999 McNeese State 31–25 12–15 8th
2000 McNeese State 39–19 20–7 T–1st NCAA Regional
McNeese State: 100–70 45–32
Ole Miss Rebels (Southeastern Conference) (2001–present)
2001 Ole Miss 39–23–1 17–13 T–2nd (West) NCAA Regional
2002 Ole Miss 37–19 14–16 6th (West)
2003 Ole Miss 35–27 17–13 4th (West) NCAA Regional
2004 Ole Miss 39–21 18–12 T–2nd (West) NCAA Regional
2005 Ole Miss 48–20 18–12 T–1st (West) NCAA Super Regional
2006 Ole Miss 44–22 17–13 3rd (West) NCAA Super Regional
2007 Ole Miss 40–25 16–14 3rd (West) NCAA Super Regional
2008 Ole Miss 39–26 15–15 3rd (West) NCAA Regional
2009 Ole Miss 44–20 20–10 T–1st (West) NCAA Super Regional
2010 Ole Miss 39–24 16–14 3rd (West) NCAA Regional
2011 Ole Miss 30–25 13–17 T–5th (West)
2012 Ole Miss 37–26 14–16 4th (West) NCAA Regional
2013 Ole Miss 38–24 15–15 4th (West) NCAA Regional
2014 Ole Miss 48–20 19–11 1st (West) College World Series
2015 Ole Miss 30–28 15–14 4th (West) NCAA Regional
2016 Ole Miss 43–19 18–12 4th (West) NCAA Regional
2017 Ole Miss 32–25 14–16 6th (West)
Ole Miss: 662–395–1 276–233
Total: 762–466–1

      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

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