Fred Hill

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Fred Hill Jr.

Biography[edit]

Fred Hill Jr. was the long-time coach of the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights baseball team. He managed at Montclair State University from 1977-1983, taking Montclair to the 1983 Division III College World Series before taking over at Rutgers in 1984. He also coached the football team at Montclair State. He won his 900th career game in 2007. Hill retired in February 2014. Under his tenure, Rutgers produced a number of professional players. Major leaguers Eric Young, David DeJesus, Jay Bergmann, Angel Echevarria, Bob MacDonald, Darrin Winston, and Pete Zoccolillo all played under Hill at Rutgers.

Hill was an assistant coach at Caldwell University in 2015-2016 and Kean University in 2017.

Fred Hill's son, Fred Hill, is the head coach of the Rutgers University basketball team and his brother Brian Hill was the head coach of the NBA's Orlando Magic.

Year-by-Year Coaching Record[edit]

Year School Overall Record Conference Record Notes
1977 Montclair State College 17-12 9-3
1978 Montclair State College 21-12 8-1 Division III Regionals
1979 Montclair State College 17-15 8-2
1980 Montclair State College 19-14 5-5
1981 Montclair State College 18-10 6-4
1982 Montclair State College 25-14-1 8-2 Division III Regionals
1983 Montclair State College 31-14-1 10-2 Division III Regionals / Division III CWS
1984 Rutgers University 13-21 4-7
1985 Rutgers University 25-15 6-6
1986 Rutgers University 28-18 9-2 CWS Regionals
1987 Rutgers University 36-14-1 11-4-1
1988 Rutgers University 38-21-1 14-2 CWS Regionals
1989 Rutgers University 34-19 14-2
1990 Rutgers University 37-19 14-2 CWS Regionals
1991 Rutgers University 33-24-2 11-5 CWS Regionals
1992 Rutgers University 32-17 14-2
1993 Rutgers University 38-17 14-6 CWS Regionals
1994 Rutgers University 28-19 15-4
1995 Rutgers University 28-29 13-11
1996 Rutgers University 32-21-1 15-7
1997 Rutgers University 28-24 13-11
1998 Rutgers University 33-16 17-3 CWS Regionals
1999 Rutgers University 37-21 19-7 CWS Regionals
2000 Rutgers University 40-18 18-5 CWS Regionals
2001 Rutgers University 42-17 18-8 CWS Regionals
2002 Rutgers University 35-22 15-11
2003 Rutgers University 37-22 19-6 CWS Regionals
2004 Rutgers University 30-23 13-11
2005 Rutgers University 32-21 12-12
2006 Rutgers University 29-28-1 13-14
2007 Rutgers University 42-21 20-7 CWS Regionals
2008 Rutgers University 23-29-1 11-16
2009 Rutgers University 22-31 8-19
2010 Rutgers University 30-26 15-12
2011 Rutgers University 20-30 11-16
2012 Rutgers University 31-25 16-11
2013 Rutgers University 28-30 14-10


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