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Mr. Herb Strayer

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Head Coach

Hanover
 
Background

Employment History

Education

  • bachelor's degree , physical education
    Ohio Northern University
  • Hanover College
  • master's degree
    Bowling Green State University
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Marietta Leader - news 02.27.02
www.mariettaleader.com, 28 Feb 2002 [cached]
ADA - Ohio Northern baseball legend Herb Strayer passed away at his residence in Ada early Sunday morning after a brief illness.He was 61.
The funeral service will be Thursday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ada.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Hanson-Neely Funeral Home in Ada and Thursday at 9 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ada prior to the funeral.
Strayer, a native of Elida and an Ada resident, has been the head baseball coach at ONU for the past 31 seasons, compiling a 630-424-6 record.He also served as an associate professor in the physical education department.
"He's going to be missed,'' said Don Schaly, Marietta College head baseball coach.Schaly and Strayer were close friends.
"He fielded some very competitive baseball teams over the years,'' Schaly said."We enjoyed the competition on the field, but off the field we were good friends.Iwill miss him.He was just a good, good person."
As head baseball coach at Ohio Northern, Strayer guided the Bears to 18 consecutive winning seasons from 1971-88. .....His 630 victories ranks him as the winningest coach in Bear history.Including a 49-48 four-year stint as head coach at Hanover, his career coaching mark is 679-472-6, a winning percentage of .590 and the 10th most victories among current Division III coaches.
Strayer was inducted into the ONU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1983.
"We are deeply, deeply saddened by the passing of Herb Strayer," ONU president Dr. Kendall Baker said.
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Strayer's teams captured four Ohio Athletic Conference baseball titles (1974, 1976, 1982, and 1983).His teams won seven OAC divisional crowns and made nine appearances in the NCAA Mideast Regional championships.He was named the OAC Coach of the Year in 1974, '76, '80, '83 and '95.
The 1974 ONU club advanced to the NCAA World Series and finished third among all Division II and III schools in the country.
Strayer was a three-time letterman in baseball as a pitcher, first baseman, and outfielder.He was a member of the 1960 ONU Mid-Ohio League championship squad.Strayer was a four-year letterman in football as a quarterback and defensive back.
playing on the 1961 MOL championship team.
He held the school record with a 77-yard punt against Ferris State in 1959.The record stood for 40 years.
After graduating from ONU in 1962 with a bachelor's degree in physical education, Strayer received his master's degree in 1963 from Bowling Green State University.
Marietta Leader - news 02.27.02
mariettaleader.com, 27 Feb 2002 [cached]
ADA - Ohio Northern baseball legend Herb Strayer passed away at his residence in Ada early Sunday morning after a brief illness.He was 61.
The funeral service will be Thursday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ada.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the Hanson-Neely Funeral Home in Ada and Thursday at 9 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Ada prior to the funeral.
Strayer, a native of Elida and an Ada resident, has been the head baseball coach at ONU for the past 31 seasons, compiling a 630-424-6 record.He also served as an associate professor in the physical education department.
...
Schaly and Strayer were close friends.
...
As head baseball coach at Ohio Northern, Strayer guided the Bears to 18 consecutive winning seasons from 1971-88. .....His 630 victories ranks him as the winningest coach in Bear history.Including a 49-48 four-year stint as head coach at Hanover, his career coaching mark is 679-472-6, a winning percentage of .590 and the 10th most victories among current Division III coaches.
Strayer was inducted into the ONU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1983.
"We are deeply, deeply saddened by the passing of Herb Strayer," ONU president Dr. Kendall Baker said.
...
Strayer's teams captured four Ohio Athletic Conference baseball titles (1974, 1976, 1982, and 1983).His teams won seven OAC divisional crowns and made nine appearances in the NCAA Mideast Regional championships.He was named the OAC Coach of the Year in 1974, '76, '80, '83 and '95.
The 1974 ONU club advanced to the NCAA World Series and finished third among all Division II and III schools in the country.
Strayer was a three-time letterman in baseball as a pitcher, first baseman, and outfielder.He was a member of the 1960 ONU Mid-Ohio League championship squad.Strayer was a four-year letterman in football as a quarterback and defensive back.
playing on the 1961 MOL championship team.
He held the school record with a 77-yard punt against Ferris State in 1959.The record stood for 40 years.
After graduating from ONU in 1962 with a bachelor's degree in physical education, Strayer received his master's degree in 1963 from Bowling Green State University.
Baseball Coaching Staff
www.onusports.com, 19 Feb 2002 [cached]
Head Coach Herb Strayer
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Herbert N. Strayer, a native of Elida and an Ada resident, has been the head baseball coach at ONU for 30 seasons, compiling a 610-399-6 record.He also serves as an associate professor in the physical education department.
As head baseball coach at Ohio Northern, Strayer guided the Bears to 18 consecutive winning seasons from 1971-88.His 610 victories ranks him as the winningest coach in Bear history.Including a 49-48 four-year stint at Hanover, his career coaching mark is 659-447-6, a winning percentage of .595.
His 659 victories put him ninth on the NCAA Division III all-time win list among current coaches.
Strayer's teams have captured four Ohio Athletic Conference baseball titles (1974, 1976, 1982, and 1983).His teams have won seven OAC divisional crowns and have made nine appearances in the NCAA Mideast Regional championships.
The 1974 ONU club advanced to the NCAA World Series and finished third among all Division II and III schools in the country.
Strayer was a three-time letterman in baseball as a pitcher, first baseman, and outfielder.He was a member of the 1960 ONU Mid-Ohio League championship squad.Strayer was a four-year letterman in football as a quarterback and defensive back, playing on the 1961 MOL championship team.He also held the ONU school record with a 77-yard punt against Ferris State in 1959, a record which stood for 40 years before being broken in 1999.
After graduating from ONU in 1962 with a bachelor's degree in physical education, Strayer received his master's degree in 1963 from Bowling Green State University as a graduate assistant in baseball and football.Following his year at Bowling Green, he taught and coached at Watkins Memorial and Eastwood high schools.In 1966 he went to Hanover College and coached there before returning to ONU in 1969.
Assistant Coach
Courier Electronic Edition: Editorial
www.thecourier.com, 6 Sept 2005 [cached]
So one day I grabbed my glove and my spikes (I had packed all the essentials before moving away to college) and headed to the fields where Herb Strayer, ONU's long-time baseball coach, and his staff were conducting the tryouts.
Also assisting in the cemonstration from ...
www.adaherald.com, 10 June 2002 [cached]
Also assisting in the cemonstration from behind is Ohio Northern health professor/baseball coach Herb Strayer.
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