Dan McDonnell

Last updated
Dan McDonnell
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Louisville
Conference ACC
Record675–279–1
Annual salary$1.05 million [1]
Playing career
1989–1992 The Citadel
Position(s) Second baseman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1993–2000 The Citadel (assistant)
2001–2006 Ole Miss (assistant)
2007–present Louisville
Head coaching record
Overall675–279–1
Tournaments24–19
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
  • 4× Big East (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)
  • American (2014)
  • 5× ACC Atlantic Division (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022)

Dan McDonnell is an American college baseball coach who has been the head coach of the Louisville Cardinals since the start of the 2007 season. As of the end of the 2017 season, Louisville has a 646-266 (.708 winning percentage) in 15 seasons record under McDonnell and has appeared in five College World Series (2007, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2019), 7 super regionals, and 10 NCAA Tournaments. Under McDonnell, the Cardinals have won two Big East Tournaments and four Big East regular season titles. [2] [3] [4] McDonnell was one game away in 2015 from leading his Louisville Cardinals to three straight College World Series appearances. The College World Series is the final eight teams in the NCAA tournament, and it is played in Omaha, Nebraska. McDonnell, in his team's first three years in the Atlantic Coast Conference, has led his team to 3 division titles and 2 conference titles.

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McDonnell grew up in Rye Brook, New York, and attended Port Chester High School. McDonnell played college baseball at The Citadel from 1989 to 1992. He appeared in the 1990 College World Series with the Bulldogs. Following his playing career, McDonnell was an assistant coach at The Citadel from 1993 to 2000. He was an assistant at Ole Miss from 2001 to 2006. [3]

Head coaching record

Statistics overview
SeasonTeamOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
Louisville Cardinals (Big East Conference)(2007–2013)
2007 Louisville 47–2419–83rd College World Series
2008 Louisville 41–2116–114th NCAA Regional
2009 Louisville 47–1819–71st NCAA Super Regional
2010 Louisville 50–1421–61st NCAA Regional
2011 Louisville 32–2914–13T–4th
2012 Louisville 41–2218–9T–1st NCAA Regional
2013 Louisville 51–1420–41st College World Series
Louisville:127–58 (.686)
Louisville Cardinals (American Athletic Conference)(2014)
2014 Louisville 50–1719–51st College World Series
Louisville:19–5 (.792)
Louisville Cardinals (Atlantic Coast Conference)(2015–present)
2015 Louisville 47–1825–51st (Atlantic) NCAA Super Regional
2016 Louisville 50–1422–81st (Atlantic) NCAA Super Regional
2017 Louisville 52–1023–61st (Atlantic) College World Series
2018 Louisville 45–1918–123rd (Atlantic) NCAA Regional
2019 Louisville 43–1521–91st (Atlantic) College World Series
2020 Louisville 13–42–1(Atlantic)
2021 Louisville 28–2216–164th (Atlantic) ACC Tournament
2022 Louisville 38–18–118–11–11st (Atlantic) NCAA Super Regional
Louisville:675–279–1 (.707)145–68–1 (.680)
Total:675–279–1 (.707)

      National champion        Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion        Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion      Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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