Matt Meyers to Direct LHS Baseball Program
September 23, 2011, 2:10 PM
SIOUX FALLS, SD -
The Sioux Empire Baseball Association announced today that Matt Meyers has been promoted to the position of Head Baseball Coach at Lincoln High School. Meyers, a native of Vermillion, SD, graduated from Vermillion High School in 1994. A former catcher for the 1994 State Championship Vermillion American Legion Post 1 team, Meyers earned his undergraduate degree in English Education from South Dakota State University in 1999, and a Masters Degree from New York University in 2001.
Meyers has previously coached at Mather High School and Lane Tech High School in Chicago, Illinois. At Lane Tech he assisted in the formation of a program which became a perennial contender for the Chicago Public School Championship while assisting in the development of multiple athletes who later participated in numerous collegiate programs.
A current Sioux Falls resident, Coach Meyers is currently a guidance counselor at Lincoln High School. In 2011, he was the Assistant Varsity Coach at LHS and assisted the Patriots to a runner-up finish in the Class A South Dakota State Championships. Meyers succeeds Alex Sommers who resigned his coaching position in order to pursue his educational studies.
Courtesy: Jill Niedringhaus, SEBA Media Relations
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