Mulligan takes over Titans

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Tim Mulligan enters his first year as the Westminster head coach after spending the last two seasons as the associate head coach and pitching coach. Mulligan replaced Carmen Nocera, who has resigned after 13 years with the program. Nocera, the 2012 PAC Coach of the Year, finished on top as he guided the Titans to a school-record 28 wins. Westminister finished 28-17 in their record setting season.

Under the tutelage of Mulligan, the Titan baseball staff has had its two best seasons as a collective staff. Last season the team ranked 27th in Division III in team ERA. In his time as the associate coach, the Titans have compiled a 53-33 record; including a school record 28 wins in 2012, a PAC Championship, and Westminster’s first ever appearance in an NCAA Tournament. Under Mulligan , there have been extraordinary gains in the performance of the Titan pitching staff.

Being around baseball his whole life has given Mulligan knowledge of the game that is matched by few other coaches. This shows his ability to develop players in the 15 years he spent as a pro skills coach prior to coming to Westminster.  In his coaching career, he has sent three players to Europe to play professionally, had two players playing in the independent leagues, as well as sending over 50 players in the past five years to a college program to continue their baseball careers.  In addition he spent six years as a scout with Paramount Scouting as well as six years as assistant GM of the Roth Brothers Youngstown Class B team. As an independent league head coach for various teams, Mulligan boasts a 135-70 career record.

Mulligan, a U.S. Navy veteran, currently lives in Brookfield, OH with his wife Nancy and has two sons, Patrick and Matthew. In addition to coaching the Titans baseball team, Mulligan also runs Back To Basics Baseball, a program designed to teach younger players basic fundamentals of the game and achieve their dream of playing at the next level.