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VARSITY HEAD COACH    CHRIS FUGITT

 

 

Coach Fugitt is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and received a Masters Degree from Marygrove College. He has been teaching in Hilliard City Schools since 1993, and has been the Head Coach at Darby since Darby opened in 1997. Coach Fugitt teaches Health and Advanced Fitness at Darby.   Prior to coming to Darby, Coach Fugitt was an assistant coach at Elmwood High School as well as Hilliard High School and served a year as the pitching coach for the Columbus All Americans in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate Baseball League.   Coach Fugitt is married to wife, Pam, and has three children, Katie, Justin, and Carrie.

 

 

 

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VARSITY ASST. COACH    LARRY WOLF

 

Coach Wolf joins the Darby staff this season bringing a tremendous amount of experience to the program. As a coach he brings a combined 79 seasons of coaching experience coaching football, basketball and baseball at the high school and collegiate level. This is his 24th season of coaching baseball and his 14th at the high school level. Following his collegiate baseball years at Capital University, he remained on as an assistant coach for the next ten seasons. He then coached at Columbus Academy for nine seasons and at Bishop Ready for three. Larry has been a teacher at Darby High School for 18 years. He has been married to his wife is Joan 38 years), Laura (Grandchildren Chase and Connor…both will be 2 years old on Jan 2.) and Matthew are his children.



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VARSITY ASST. COACH / DIRECTOR BASEBALL OPERATIONS 

MIKE WEER

 

Coach Weer returns to the Darby baseball program in 2017.  He served in various capacities within the Darby baseball program from 2002-2012, including the head JV coach from 2007-2012. From coach pitched to Legion baseball, Coach Weer has been coaching and teaching baseball for over 20 years. Mike graduated from Bowling Green State University and has been teaching at Hilliard Darby since 2001.  Coach Weer is married to Karen and has children, Ashley, Rhys, and Carter.

 

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VARSITY ASST. COACH   CHASE LONGWELL

 

Chase comes back home to Darby to join the coaching staff for his first coaching experience. He graduated from Darby in 2013 while receiving 4 varsity letters under Coach Fugitt and was apart of the district championship and regional finals team. Chase is still pursuing his college degree at Capital University to become a high school biology teacher.

 

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JVA HEAD COACH _ANDREW OZBOLT

 

            Coach Ozbolt is a first year math teacher at Hilliard Darby High School after graduating at The Ohio State University earning his degree in mathmatics.  He attended Hilliard Darby High School graduating in 2008.  He played baseball under Coach Fugitt and Coach Smith earning two varsity letters, two OCC Championships, two District Championships, and All Conference his senior year.  After graduating he had the opportunity to play in the AAABA Wood Bat League versus collegiate baseball talent. This will be Coach Ozbolt's seventh year coaching and his 10th season.  He has experience coaching at the middle school, high school, and summer baseball levels.

 

 

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JVB HEAD COACH  CONNOR HOLDREN

 

Connor Holdren is a 2013 graduate of Hilliard Darby where he was a 3 year starter earning 3 varsity letters. Out of High School he attended Butler University in Indianapolis where he coached 8th grade baseball at Zionsville Middle School. Connor currently attends The Ohio State University and studies The Sport Industry with minors in Political Science and Campaign Politics. He has coached the Hilliard Cats summer teams for the past 3 summers.

 

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JVB ASST. COACH   TBD