2011 Seton Hall (Asst.)
Career start 1993
Title Head coach
Career end 1999
|1993–1996 Seton Hall|
Name Jim Duffy
2001–2008 Seton Hall (Asst.)
Role Baseball Coach
|Born July 18, 1974 (age 41)
Dover, New Jersey (1974-07-18) |
Team Manhattan Jaspers baseball
Conference Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
James Duffy is an American college baseball coach, currently serving as head coach of the Manhattan Jaspers baseball team. He was named to that position prior to the 2012 season.
Duffy played first base at Seton Hall where he set several school records at the plate and earned All-Big East honors three times. He signed a professional contract with the Houston Astros in 1997. He advanced to Class-AA, playing primarily as an outfielder, but also seeing significant time at first base. He ended his playing career after the 1999 season.
While Seton Hall head coach Mike Sheppard recovered from surgery in 2001, Duffy served as a part-time assistant coach with the Pirates. He was promoted to full-time in 2003, and served as hitting coach through the 2008 season. He returned in 2011 in the same capacity before being hired at Manhattan in the summer of 2011. In his first season, the Jaspers claimed both the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular season and Tournament titles, and boasted the nation's only undefeated record at home. They earned a berth in the Columbia Regional, headlined by host South Carolina.
Head coaching record
This table depicts Duffy's record as a head coach at the Division I level.