EDENTON, N.C. - The Edenton Steamers
announced today that David Scoggin
will be returning to Historic Hicks Field for the 2006 season.Scoggin
, who started the 2005 season as an assistant coach, took over the head coaching position midseason for Joel Tremblay.
completed the season with a record high 34 wins in a regular CPL regular season and guided the team to a sweep of the Petitt Cup tournament for a second year in a row. Scoggin
embarks on his second season with the Steamers along with his 2005 assistant, Jeremy Crum.
...\"The confidence that David demonstrated when he took over midseason really impressed us,\" said Katy Ebersole, President of the Edenton Steamers. \"He has exceptional coaching abilities both on and off the field and we (the Board of Directors) were thrilled that he wanted to return to Edenton.\"
...Scoggin is a volunteer assistant coach at the College of Charleston, in South Carolina, a member of the NCAA Division I Southern Conference.He is a native of Spring, Texas and began his baseball career at Collin County Community College in Plano, Texas.
In 2003, Scoggin
transferred to Winthrop University
in Rock Hill, South Carolina where he
was a two-time 1st team all-Big South Conference selection in 2003 and 2004.In 2004 he was also a member of the 1st team all-region team.Scoggin
himself played in the Coastal Plain League
was voted the Most Valuable Player for the Wilson Tobs during the summer of 2003.He began his coaching career in the summer of 2004 as an assistant for the Rock Hill Sox of the Southern Collegiate Baseball League and spent the 2004-2005 season as the student assistant baseball coach at Winthrop.