Bill Holowaty (born Little Falls, New York) is a retired head coach who coached the Eastern Connecticut State University Baseball team for 45 years (1967–2012).[1] He is the most successful coach in the history of New England intercollegiate athletics and led Eastern Connecticut State's Baseball team to four Division III College World Series victories.[2]

Bill Holowaty
Current position
TitleHead Coach
Head coaching record
Overall1404-525–7
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4x (1982 College World Series, 1990 College World Series, 1998 College World Series, 2002 College World Series)
Awards
National Coach-of-the-Year 4x

Regional Coach-of-the-Year 14x

National championship 4x

Coaching careerEdit

Holowaty enjoyed a successful coaching career. He took the Baseball team to the postseason 39 out of 45 times, while 14 of those teams advanced to the Division III College World Series. In total, he won 1404 out of 1936 games (72.5%). He has the third most wins by any Division III coach all time and has the thirteenth highest winning percentage by a Division III coach all-time.[1][3] In 1973, he was assistant coach for the Chatham A's of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Anthony, Mike (26 April 2013). "Eastern Baseball Coach Bill Holowaty Retires". Hartford Courant. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Bill Holowatty". Eastern Connecticut Department of athletics. Archived from the original on 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  3. ^ "Bill Holowaty". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
  4. ^ "Chatham Athletic Assn News". The Cape Cod Chronicle. Chatham, MA. May 31, 1973. p. 25.