Andrew Tierney appointed Senior Men's coach for 2017/18

 

The Melbourne Baseball Club is proud to announce Andrew Tierney has been appointed as Senior Men’s Coach for season 2017/18.

Andrew has enjoyed a long family history and distinguished playing career at the Blackburn Baseball Club. He has played over 400 games including 4 BV Summer Div. 1 Championships, as well as being named as shortstop in Blackburn’s Team of the Century.
 

He has also played winter baseball for both Knox, Heathmont and GMBC where he was part of a hugely successful period with the club winning 5 championships. He won an MVP at Knox as an 18-year-old and several other MVP and hitting awards along the way.

 

Andrew has played in several Victorian representative teams and represented Australia at U19 level.

He has represented Victoria in Claxton Shield intermittently between 2003 and 2007, then played in the first 2 seasons of the ABL.

 

He has also had coaching experience as follows:

  • Heathmont Baseball Club Head Coach 2009 & 2010
  • Knox Baseball Club Head Coach 2011 & 2012
  • Baseball Victoria U18 Assistant Coach 2007
  • Baseball Victoria U18 Fitness + Strength Co-ordinator 2008
  • Baseball Victoria U23 Assistant Coach 2009 + 2010 (national champions 2010)

 

Andrew has been a competitive adversary in recent years and we are pleased to finally obtain his considerable knowledge and experience at Melbourne. Andrew will be fully supported in achieving the clubs and his own personal goals.

We look forward to Andrew and his support team leading us to a successful new era at the club.

 

David Keyhoe

Chairman, M.C.C. Baseball Section.