Named Head Coach at Alabama Southern Community College (ASCC), September 2008 Collegiate coaching experience: 8 years Coaching Career: •2008-present- ASCC, Head Coach •2005-2007- ASCC, Assistant Coach •2004-2005- Okaloosa-Walton College, Assistant Coach •2001-2002- Jeff Davis Community College, Volunteer Assistant Coach
Personal Full Name: Daniel Todd Head Birthday: October 7, 1978 Hometown: Mobile, AL High School: Satsuma High School College: Jeff Davis Community College (A.S.); University of South Alabama (B.S.)
Daniel Head Eagle's Baseball Head Coach
Daniel Head is entering his fifth season as head coach for the Eagles baseball program. Prior to becoming the head coach, he spent two years at Alabama Southern as an assistant coach and helped recruit back to back nationally ranked teams. He was awarded Assistant Coach of the Year by the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association for the 2005-2006 season. Before coming to Alabama Southern, he spent one year as assistant coach at Okaloosa-Walton College in Niceville, Florida and one year as an assistant coach at Jefferson Davis Community College.
Last season, the Eagles, equipped with only seven sophomores, finished third in the ACCC southern division and earned a spot in the ACCC state and Region XXII baseball tournament in Ozark, Alabama making it to the third round.
Two players were named to the All-Region 22 team and eight were named to the first or second All-Conference teams. Turner Lee became the team’s eighth player in the last seven years to be selected as a NJCAA All-American. Six of the seven sophomores received scholarships to continue their careers at four year colleges, with four of the six signing with Division 1 programs.
In his four seasons as head coach, 37 of the 47 sophomores have graduated with their associate’s degree and 38 have moved on to the four-year level, with 20 of those becoming Division 1 players.
Head is a graduate of Satsuma High School in Satsuma, Alabama. After high school, he attended Jeff Davis Community College where he was a part of the 1998 NJCAA National Championship team. After Jeff Davis, he transferred to the University of South Alabama where he lettered two years and was an All-Conference pitcher for the Jags. After his college career, he signed a professional contract with the Seattle Mariners organization and played four years of professional baseball making it to Triple-A.
Eagle’s Baseball Assistant Coach
Patrick Cottrell is entering his second season as an assistant coach for the Eagle’s baseball program. Prior to becoming an assistant at Alabama Southern, Patrick spent two years in Pensacola, Florida as an infield coach at Pensacola State College and the University of West Florida. He was a part of the 2011 University of West Florida Division 2 National Championship team.
Cottrell is a graduate of Washington County High School in Chatom, Alabama. After high school, he attended Jeff Davis Community College where he was an All- Conference shortstop. After Jeff Davis, he moved on to the University of West Florida and was an All- Conference infielder for the Argonauts. After his college career, he was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays organization and played five seasons of professional ball making it as high as Double- A.