Jack Leggett


Jack Leggett

College coach infobox


Name = Jack Leggett
| Caption =
DateOfBirth = birth date and age|1954|3|5
Birthplace =flagicon|USAflagicon|Maine Bangor, Maine
DateOfDeath =
Sport = Baseball
College = Clemson University
Title = Head coach
CurrentRecord = 680-309-1 (.687)
OverallRecord = 1,057-599-1 (.638)
Awards = 1994 ACC Coach-of-the-Year
1995 ACC Coach-of-the-Year
2006 ACC Coach-of-the-Year
Championships = 1985 Southern Conference
1986 Southern Conference
1987 Southern Conference
1988 Southern Conference
1989 Southern Conference
1994 Atlantic Coast Conference
2006 Atlantic Coast Conference
Coach = Y
CoachYears = 1978-1982 1983-1991 1991-1994 1994-Present
CoachTeams = Vermont Western Carolina Clemson (AC) Clemson (HC)

Jack Leggett (born March 5, 1954), is the head baseball coach for Clemson University. In 15 seasons, he has led the Tigers to 680 wins (an average of 46 per season). In every season until 2008, the Tigers have reached the NCAA Tournament, including the College World Series five times.

He was named ACC Coach of the year in 1994 and 1995. In 1994, his team won 57 games (second most in ACC history). He has a career record of 1057-599-1 (.638), with six conference titles, and 17 NCAA Tournament appearances.

Leggett served as head coach for five years at Vermont and nine years at Western Carolina University. He had 302 career wins at Western Carolina and led the Catamounts to five NCAA Tournaments (1985-89), and five Southern Conference titles. Under his guidance, the Catamounts averaged 33 wins a season during his time in Cullowhee, NC

Leggett was inducted into the Western Carolina University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001. [ [http://catamountsports.cstv.com/genrel/040901aab.html Western Carolina Announces 2001 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees :: Jack Leggett, Brett Miller, Bruce Peterson and Karen Sanders Peterson To Be Honored ] ]

Every summer, Leggett opens a summer baseball camp for kids from ages 11 to 18.

External links

* [http://clemsontigers.cstv.com/sports/m-basebl/mtt/leggett_jack00.html Profile]

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