Three COACH OF THE YEAR honors for Tigers

MMI SPORTS EARN TOP COACHING HONORS


The Marion Military Institute (MMI) Athletics Department is pleased to announce that three of its six programs have earned a “Coach of the Year” distinction. 

Earning a spot in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Baseball Tournament, Head Baseball Coach Matt Downs, a former MLB & University of Alabama player,  earned “Coach of the Year” for the conference after taking his MMI team from 8 wins in 2014 to 30 wins in 2015.

Head Men’s Tennis Coach Chuck Wright won the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Championship for the 4th straight year and took his team to the National NJCAA tournament—where they placed 16th.

Competing in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association (NCWA) against 4-year colleges and universities, Head Wrestling Coaches, and former Olympians, Jim and Dave Hazewinkel earned “Coach of the Year” for the conference and placed 5th at the NCWA National Tournament.