(Story taken from the DePauw University website)
GREENCASTLE, Ind. - Jake Martin, who has served as DePauw's assistant baseball coach for the last six seasons, has been named the University's interim head baseball coach effective immediately. Martin had been the team's hitting instructor and recruiting coordinator. He takes over for Matt Walker who resigned on August 7.
"Jake has played a key role with the baseball program since he came here and I'm confident he can step in and lead the team," DePauw Director of Athletics Page Cotton said.
A 2003 Wabash College graduate, Martin received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and was a four-year letterman for the Little Giants. Martin was a two-time team most valuable player and earned all-North Coast Athletic Conference honors as both a pitcher and outfielder.
The Milroy, Indiana, native earned a master's degree at Indiana
State University in 2005.
"We have a great group of student-athletes returning and the program is so solid, that I think the transition will go smoothly," Martin said.
The Milroy, Ind., native earned a master's degree at Indiana State University in 2005. Martin and his wife, Katie, reside in Avon.
The Tigers finished the 2009 season with a 22-19 record and placed fourth at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference tournament.