College World Series Coaches Interviews 1

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The College World Series is front and center in this episode of the College Baseball Now podcast. In this episode, the four head coaches who will compete in the CWS in the first-round games on Sunday, June 18, are featured. The coaches in this podcast include Dan McDonnell of the Louisville Cardinals, Rob Childress of the Texas A&M Aggies, Jim Schlossnagle of the TCU Horned Frogs and Kevin O’Sullivan of the Florida Gators.

Dan McDonnell and Jim Schlossnagle have been previous guests on College Baseball Now. To listen to the Jim Schlossnagle CBN podcast, simply click here:

and to listen to the Dan O’Donnell CBN podcast, simply click here:

No. 7 national seed Louisville is making its fourth College World Series appearance in school history, including the third in the last five seasons, as the Cardinals open the 71st edition of the event against Texas A&M (41-21) Sunday at 1 p.m., CT at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Texas A&M is making its sixth appearance in the CWS.

TCU is making its fourth straight trip to the College World Series. The Horned Frogs are the first team since North Carolina accomplished the feat from 2006-09 to go four consecutive years. TCU will face Florida, which is making its sixth trip to Omaha in O’Sullivan’s 10 years as the head coach in Gainesville.

About the author, Bill

Bill Ballew has been involved with collegiate and professional baseball since 1983. He has been the Atlanta correspondent for Baseball America since 1991 and has served as the editorial content manager for Baseball The Magazine for more than five years. He is a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA), National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).