Jerry Schlegelmilch was named Southern Virginia University's head baseball coach in July 2018.
Schlegelmilch previously served as Southern Virginia’s third head baseball coach from 2001-06, leading the Knights to 57 wins during his five-year tenure.
Schlegelmilch most recently served as an assistant baseball coach at Southern Virginia for the 2017 season. He assisted in various duties, working with catchers and first base. He helped lead the Knights to a 15-15 season.
Before Schlegelmilch's first stint at Southern Virginia, he coached at Brigham Young University-Idaho (then Rick's College) for 11 seasons.
Schlegelmilch was drafted out of California State Polytechnic University—Pomona in 1968 by the Minnesota Twins organization. He played first base and outfield at the single-A level for the Wisconsin Rapids and Lynchburg Twins. He was then traded to the San Diego Padres organization where he played for two more seasons before transitioning into a coaching position at Rio Hondo College, where he went on to coach for 17 years.