Steve Joslyn

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Steve Joslyn
Sport(s) Baseball
Current position
Title Head Coach
Team Chicago State
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Biographical details
Alma mater North Central College '86
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1986 Aurora (Asst.)
1996–2002 North Central (Asst.)
2003–2012 Northern Illinois (Asst.)
2013–Present Chicago State
Head coaching record
Overall 64–205-1

Steve Joslyn in an American college baseball coach, currently serving as head coach of the Chicago State Cougars baseball program. He was named to that position prior to the 2013 season.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

After completing a degree in physical education at North Central College, Joslyn began coaching as an assistant baseball coach at Aurora in 1986 before becoming a basketball, football, and baseball assistant coach at a series of Illinois high schools. in 1996, he returned to the college ranks as an assistant baseball coach at his alma mater, North Central. He moved to Northern Illinois in 2003 to work for Ed Mathey. After a promotion to Associate Head Coach in 2008, Joslyn accepted the head coaching position at Chicago State.[1][4][6]

Head coaching record[edit]

The following table shows Joslyn's record as a college head coach.

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Chicago State (Great West Conference) (2013–2013)
2013 Chicago State 10–45 5–23 8th (8) Great West Tournament[a]
Chicago State (Great West): 10–45 5–23
Chicago State (Western Athletic Conference) (2014–present)
2014 Chicago State 17-37 5-19 9th
2015 Chicago State 13-40-1 6-19-1 9th
2016 Chicago State 13-42 6-21 9th
2017 Chicago State 11-41 7-17 T-8th
Chicago State (WAC): 54-160-1 24-76-1
Total: 64–205-1

      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

  1. ^ All eight of the Great West's teams qualified for the tournament in 2013.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Steve Joslyn named Chicago State head baseball coach". Chicago State Cougars. August 8, 2012. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  2. ^ "Steve Joslyn bio". Chicago State Cougars. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  3. ^ "Steve Joslyn Profile". Northern Illinois Huskies. Retrieved November 10, 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Northern Illinois baseball coach Ed Mathey rounds out staff by naming Steve Joslyn assistant coach". Northern Illinois Huskies. Retrieved November 9, 2013.
  5. ^ "Joslyn named head coach at Chicago State". COllege Baseball Insider. August 9, 2012. Retrieved November 9, 2013.
  6. ^ a b Jimmy Johnson (April 27, 2011). "NIU baseball coaches' camaraderie goes back 20 years". Northern Star. Dekalb, Illinois. Retrieved November 10, 2013.