Tim Saunders - 2004
Dublin Coffman High School
Tim attended the University of Rio Grande from 1978- 1981 and played outfield for the Redmen for two years. His senior year he did his student teaching at Portsmouth High School and became the assistant coach where the team became state runners-up. In 1995 Tim hooked up with USA Baseball. He was selected as the assistant coach for the North Team at the 1995 Olympic Sports Festival which was held in Colorado Springs, Colorado and also coached the Red Team for the 1997 USA Junior National Trials in Joplin, Missouri. He was chosen to be on the task force in Atlanta at the 1996 Olympics at the Emory University practice facility for baseball. In the summer of 1998, Tim was named as an assistant for the USA Youth National Team which went on to win the World Championship's Gold Medal in Fairview Heights, Illinois. In 1999, he once again assisted the championship game. The team went 8-0 overall in the tournament. Tim received the United States Olympic Committees "Developmental Coach of the Year" in 2001 for Baseball as the Head Coach for the 2001 Youth National Team by guiding them to the Pan American Championships in Monterey, Mexico.
Tim's overall record is 329-211 and his record at Dublin is 293-164. He has 9 league championships, 12 sectional championships, 5 district championships, 2 regional championships and 1 state championship.
Tim is currently a Pas President of the OHSBCA and the Central District Baseball Coaches Association and is a recommending scout for the Cincinnati Reds. Tim is married and lives with his wife Janie and 9 year old daughter shelby and 7 year old son C.J. in Dublin, Ohio.