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Jerry Meyers

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Name  Jerry Meyers
Role  Coach
Education  Iowa State University

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Jerry Meyers (born March 8, 1965) is the pitching coach for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team.


Meyers attended the Iowa State University from 1984-1987 before starting his coaching career as a graduate assistant at South Alabama. Later he was an assistant coach at Gulf Coast Community College, UNC-Wilmington, and Old Dominion. Prior to the 1996 season he joined the coaching staff at University of South Carolina as the pitching coach the under Ray Tanner.

Old Dominion

Meyers spent eight seasons at South Carolina before being named the head baseball coach at Old Dominion University after the 2004 college baseball succeeding Tony Guzzo. During his time at ODU Meyers compiled an overall record of 167-158 in six seasons. He was named the 2006 CAA Coach of the Year and in 2008 he was the pitching coach for Team USA.

Second Stint at South Carolina

After six seasons Meyers left Old Dominion for USC in 2010 where he now coaches pitchers again.

Jerry Meyers coached some of the best college pitchers at South Carolina, including 2000 Golden Spikes Award winner Kip Bouknight. One common theme for the successful Gamecock pitching staffs under his leadership was the presence of a dominating closer.

Two of these closers rank in the top 10 all-time in single season saves, with one more being in the top 15.


Meyers and his wife Christina have two daughters, Jaye Riley and Audrey Reese.


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