Record: 14-11 Home: 8-2 Away: 5-5 Neutral: 1-4 IIAC: 11-5
2014 Baseball Coaches
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Carl Tebon - Head Coach - 19th Season

Carl Tebon began his time at the helm of the Loras College Duhawks in 1996 and has won 372 games as the skipper of the Duhawks, an average of over 20 games per year. In his 19 years as Loras' head coach, Tebon has had the Duhawks in the top four in the standings seven times, including leading the Duhawks to the Iowa Conference championship in 2009, the first Duhawks team to do so since 1952.

 

Tebon has coached two All-Americans, 13 All-Region picks, and 55 All-Iowa Conference players, including league MVPs Justin Pierro (1998), Cory Schultz (2002), and Nick Olberding (2009). Pierro went on to a three-year minor league career with the Cook County Cheetahs and the Dubois County Dragons of the Frontier League. Schultz was a free agent signing by the Philadelphia Phillies and was a part of their minor league system for three seasons, throwing a total of 123 innings.

 

The Sturgeon Bay, Wis. native is a 1989 graduate of Mount Scenario College where he was a two-time all-conference pick and MVP in baseball, while also starring on the football field. He earned his master's degree in Education/Sports Management from Old Dominion University in 1992.

 

Prior to coming to the Duhawks, Tebon served as the head coach at UW-River Falls, compiling a 56-38 record. He was also an assistant baseball coach at Virginia Wesleyan from 1989-1992.

 

Tebon and his wife, Brenda, reside in Dubuque and have three daughters, Erica, Elly, and Rachel.

 

Carl Tebon Year-By-Year

Year

Record

IIAC

1993 (UW River Falls)

18-11

N/A

1994 (UW River Falls)

20-12

N/A

1995 (UW River Falls)

18-15

N/A

1996 - Loras

26-9-2

7-12, 6th

1997 - Loras

18-14

11-5, 2nd

1998 - Loras

31-15

15-9, 3rd

1999 - Loras

25-16-1

11-10-1, 4th

2000 - Loras

28-17

15-8, 2nd

2001 - Loras

11-26

7-10, 10th

2002 - Loras

15-22

5-13, 8th, t

2003 - Loras

25-17

11-10, 4th

2004 - Loras

15-21

4-12, 8th

2005 - Loras

14-25

4-12, 9th

2006 - Loras

18-22-1

8-8, 5th

2007 - Loras

23-18

13-10, 3rd

2008 - Loras

23-23

11-12, 4th

2009 - Loras

25-14

15-7, 1st

2010 - Loras

15-24

9-15, 7th

2011 - Loras

19-20

10-14, 7th

2012 - Loras

22-18

11-13, 7th

2013 – Loras

19-21

11-15, 6th

All Time Record

428-380-4

N/A

Loras Career

372-341-4

168-181

 
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Nathan Roling - Assistant Coach - 1st Season

Nathan Roling returns to campus for his first season as the top assistant and recruiting coordinator with head coach Carl Tebon for the 2013-14 academic year.

 

Roling is a 2008 graduate of Loras College, earning his degrees in Sport Management and Business. As a member of the Loras Baseball team, Roling was a co-captain, three-time Academic All-Iowa Conference selection, and member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Following his graduation from Loras, he continued his education and began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Md. from 2008-2010, where he earned a master’s in Business and Technology Management.

 

Before coming to Loras, Roling was an assistant coach with Iowa Conference rival Coe College. While on the coaching staff, Coe accomplished three of the most successful seasons in program history. Roling has also coached in multiple settings over the summer months, including the Cal Ripken MLB Experience Camp.

 
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Nick Kirk - Assistant Coach - 3rd Season

Nick Kirk enters his third year on the Loras Baseball staff after joining in 2012 as the Duhawks' outfield coach.  He  playing experience includes time in the Cleveland Indians minor league system and at University of Northern Iowa.

 

As a three-year weekend starter for the Panthers, he struck out 148 hitters in 163 innings. Taken by the Indians in the 19th round of the 2009 draft Kirk pitched at three different levels while in the minors.

 

Kirk is a graduate of Wahlert Catholic High School and currently resides in Dubuque.

 
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Don Pirkle - Assistant Coach - 1st Season