Logan Mann has been the head baseball coach at Southern Virginia University since the 2010 season.
Mann will be leading the team into the second year of Capital Athletic Conference play.
In his first year as head coach, Mann led baseball to the program’s first .500 season (21-21) as the Knights returned to the USCAA Small College World Series for the first time since 2005.
The next season, Mann coached the Knights to a program-best 30-10 record capped by a second-place finish at the 2011 USCAA Small College World Series.
The 2011 Knights also set several offensive and defensive program records under Mann, including highest team batting average (.337), highest team slugging percentage (.509), most hits (415), most runs scored (311), most runs batted in (281), highest fielding percentage (.954) and lowest earned run average (3.60).
In 2012 and 2013, Mann led Southern Virginia to back-to-back 18-win seasons. In his four seasons at the helm, Mann has taken the Knights to four straight USCAA Small College World Series berths and .500-plus seasons—both program records.
Prior to coaching, Mann was a three-year starter on Southern Virginia’s baseball team as infielder and pitcher from 2007-2009.
Mann served a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and earned his bachelor’s degree from Southern Virginia University in business management and Spanish.
He resides in Buena Vista with his wife and daughter.
2010-Present—Head baseball coach; 87-65 career record; program's highest all-time winning percentage; led 2011 team to most wins in program history (30); second-place finish at 2011 USCAA Small College World Series (highest finish in program history);
Tyler Cox is going into his second year as an assistant coach for the Southern Virginia University baseball program.
Cox played during the 2010-2013 seasons and helped win more games (87) in program history while helping the Knights to postseason appearances each year. Cox also participated on the 2011 squad — baseball's winningest season in its 14-year history - with a 30-10 mark and a second-place finish at nationals.
In his four years, Cox set all-time records such as second in career games started (130), third in RBI (110), total bases (211) and hits (149). He also tied for the Knights' home run lead (3) while ranking second in slugging (.567) and on-base percentage (.457) and third in batting average (.367).
Cox played for the Santa Fe Fuego in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and helped them to a Pecos League championship and Northern Division title during the summer of 2014.
He graduated with a bachelors degree in Business Management and Leadership from Southern Virginia University in May 2014.
Tyler and his wife, MaKenzie, a member of the women's soccer and softball programs at Southern Virginia, reside in Buena Vista.
Bobby Humphrey is an assistant baseball and catchers coach at Southern Virginia University.
Prior to Southern Virginia, Humphrey most recently served as varsity assistant baseball coach at The Miller School of Albermarle in 2012. From 2008-09, he was head varsity baseball coach at Robert E. Lee High School where he directed the 2009 squad to its first regional playoff berth in nine seasons.
During the 2008 summer, Humphrey was also assistant coach for the Staunton Braves of the Valley Baseball League—an NCAA-sanctioned collegiate summer baseball league.
Along with his coaching duties at Southern Virginia, he is also an associate scout for a Major League Baseball organization.
Humphrey earned his bachelor’s degree from Spring Arbor University where he was a four-year letter winning catcher under legendary head coach Hank Burbridge.
Tyler King is an assistant baseball and pitching coach at Southern Virginia University.
King, a native of San Ramon, California, played three seasons with the Knights from 2012-14. He transferred to Southern Virginia in the spring of 2012 from Cal-State-East Bay after serving a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Santiago, Chile.
He joined the program as a pitcher and ended his senior season with the fourth best batting average on the team. King recorded three shutouts during his time as a Knight and helped his team to the United States Collegiate Athletic Association Small College World Series two years in a row.
King was the first Southern Virginia baseball player selected to play with the Rockbridge Rapids during the summer of 2013.
As a scholar-athlete, King made the Provost’s list five times and the President’s list twice, receiving USCAA All-Academic honors after the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons. King was also named to the 2013-14 CAC All-Academic team and VaSID Academic All-State.
He is currently majoring in liberal arts at Southern Virginia.
Michael Barry enters his first season as an assistant baseball coach at Southern Virginia University.
Prior to joining the Southern Virginia University baseball program, Barry was a Team MaxBat East Coast representative and an assistant coach at Lynchburg College.
Previously, Barry was a head coach at Keuka College, Roanoke Catholic School, Andrew College and for the Valley Summer Baseball League of Waynesboro, Virginia. Barry was also a head pitching coach with Headfirst Baseball based out of Washington, D.C.
He has also had assistant baseball coaching positions at St. Albans School, Centenary College of Louisiana, Virginia Wesleyan College, Andrew College and Haverford College.
At Keuka College, Barry also gained experience as the Director of Gameday Operations.
Barry received a bachelor's degree in English from Virginia Wesleyan College in 1997 and a M.S. in Sports Management in 2000.
Michael resides in Buchanan, Virginia.