Ryan Brownlee

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Ryan Brownlee
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamWestern Illinois
ConferenceSummit League
Record128–232
Biographical details
Born (1973-06-14) June 14, 1973 (age 46)
Evansville, Indiana
Playing career
1994–1997Evansville
1997Evansville Otters
Position(s)Second baseman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1998–1999Evansville (assistant)
2000–2003James Madison (assistant)
2004–2012Iowa (assistant)
2013–2019Western Illinois
Head coaching record
Overall128–232
TournamentsSummit: 3–10
NCAA: 0–0

Ryan Brownlee in an American college baseball coach, formally serving as head coach of the Western Illinois Leathernecks baseball program. He was named to that position prior to the 2013 season.[1][2][3][4]

Brownlee played four seasons under his father Jim[4] at Evansville before a single season with the Independent Evansville Otters. He coached two seasons with the Purple Aces before moving to James Madison in 2000, where he remained for four seasons. Brownlee moved to Iowa in 2004, and added recruiting coordinator duties during his nine seasons with the Hawkeyes. During that time, 32 players he recruited or coached were drafted by Major League teams.[3] In September 2012, he was named to his first head coaching position with the Western Illinois Leathernecks baseball program.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Western Illinois Leathernecks (Summit League) (2013–present)
2013 Western Illinois 19–37 9–17 5th Summit League Tournament[a]
2014 Western Illinois 21–32 11–13 T–3rd Summit League Tournament[b]
2015 Western Illinois 17–33 10–20 6th
2016 Western Illinois 14–36 11–19 6th
2017 Western Illinois 18–32 12–15 4th Summit League Tournament
2018 Western Illinois 17–31 14–12 4th Summit League Tournament
2019 Western Illinois 22–31 16–14 4th Summit League Tournament
Western Illinois: 128–232 83–110
Total: 128–232
  1. ^ The top four finishers of the Summit League's six teams, excluding Nebraska–Omaha which was reclassifying to Division I and therefore ineligble, qualified for the tournament in 2013.
  2. ^ The top four finishers of the Summit League's six teams, excluding Nebraska–Omaha which was reclassifying to Division I and therefore ineligble, qualified for the tournament in 2014.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ryan Brownlee Named Head Baseball Coach". Western Illinois Leathernecks. September 28, 2012. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Ryan Brownlee bio". Western Illinois Leathernecks. Archived from the original on November 11, 2013. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Ryan Brownlee Profile". Iowa Hawkeyes. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  4. ^ a b Gordon Engelhardt (March 23, 2013). "Ryan Brownlee finding a life in DI baseball, with some help from former UE coach Jim Brownlee". Courier-Press. Evansville, Indiana.

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