Tony Skole

Last updated
Tony Skole
Current position
Title Head coach
Team The Citadel
Conference Southern
Record41–83
Biographical details
Born (1968-09-26) September 26, 1968 (age 51)
Playing career
Baseball
1989–1992 The Citadel
Football
1988–1990 The Citadel
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1993–1996 Lincoln Memorial (Asst.)
1997–1999Lincoln Memorial
2000–2017 East Tennessee State
2018–presentThe Citadel
Head coaching record
Overall512–619
TournamentsSoCon 5–15
AUN: 10–9
NCAA: 0–2
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
  • ASUN Tournament (2013)

Tony Skole (born September 26, 1968) is an American baseball coach and former third baseman, who is the current head baseball coach of The Citadel Bulldogs. He played college baseball and college football at The Citadel from 1988 to 1992. He previously served as head coach of the East Tennessee State Buccaneers (2000–2017). [1] [2] [3]

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Playing career

Skole played baseball and football at The Citadel Bulldogs, a key part of several memorable teams in both sports. In baseball, he was part of the team that reached the 1990 College World Series and drove in the go-ahead run against Cal State Fullerton in the Bulldogs only win in Omaha. He played for both Chal Port and Fred Jordan, whom he succeeded as head coach of the Bulldogs in 2017. [4] He was a starting Defensive Back on football teams that beat the University of South Carolina, the University of Arkansas and the United States Military Academy; the Bulldogs reached the Division I-AA playoffs twice, for the first time in school history.

Coaching career

On June 8, 2017, he was named the head baseball coach of The Citadel Bulldogs. [5] [6]

Head coaching record

Statistics overview
SeasonTeamOverallConferenceStandingPostseason
East Tennessee State Buccaneers (Southern Conference)(2000–2005)
2000 East Tennessee State21–3115–155th Southern Tournament
2001 East Tennessee State23–3213–177th Southern Tournament
2002 East Tennessee State21–3613–16T-8th
2003 East Tennessee State15–369–209th
2004 East Tennessee State28–3015–156th Southern Tournament
2005 East Tennessee State31–2213–167th Southern Tournament
East Tennessee State Buccaneers (Atlantic Sun Conference)(2006–2014)
2006 East Tennessee State31–2714–16T-5th ASUN Tournament
2007 East Tennessee State26–2911–169th
2008 East Tennessee State18–369–2412th
2009 East Tennessee State25–2810–209th ASUN Tournament
2010 East Tennessee State32–2815–123rd ASUN Tournament
2011 East Tennessee State36–2116–125th ASUN Tournament
2012 East Tennessee State23–328–199th
2013 East Tennessee State36–2417–104th NCAA Regional
2014 East Tennessee State27–3013–13T-5th ASUN Tournament
East Tennessee State Buccaneers (Southern Conference)(2015–2017)
2015 East Tennessee State21–358–169th Southern Tournament
2016 East Tennessee State27–3011–135th Southern Tournament
2017 East Tennessee State30–299–157th Southern Tournament
East Tennessee State:471–536219–285
The Citadel Bulldogs (Southern Conference)(2018–present)
2018 The Citadel 19–348–168th Southern Tournament
2019 The Citadel 12–435–199th Southern Tournament
2020 The Citadel 10–60–0Season canceled due to COVID-19
The Citadel:41–8313–35
Total:512–619

      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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References

  1. "Tony Skole". East Tennessee State Buccaneers. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  2. Trey Williams (May 25, 2012). "ETSU clears Skole of wrongdoing". Johnson City Press. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  3. "Skole Interview". High School Baseball Web. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  4. Jeff Hartsell (June 20, 2017). "For Tony Skole, coaching Citadel baseball not just a job, but an 'important responsibility'". Post and Courier. Charleston, SC. Retrieved June 20, 2017.
  5. Kevin Bilodeau (June 8, 2017). "The Citadel to hire Tony Skole as new head baseball coach". WCSC-TV . Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  6. "Skole Named Head Coach At The Citadel". The Citadel Bulldogs. June 8, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2017.