Mike Gaski

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Mike Gaski has been a college coach and active with two international baseball federations. His son Matt Gaski has played professionally.

Gaski was assistant coach at Cleveland State University (1979), Ohio State University (1980-1982) and Florida Southern College (1983-1987). Florida Southern won the 1985 NCAA Division II Baseball Championship. He was then hired by Spain to run their baseball program in advance of the 1992 Olympics (in which the Spanish national team upset Puerto Rico, by which point Gaski had left to go back to the US).

Returning to the US in 1991, he was hired by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to start their baseball program. Hewent 657-540-1 in 22 years there, winning 45 games in 1997. Among his products were Brian Moehler, Chris Mason and Jermaine Mitchell. He was also very active with USA Baseball; among his roles were business manager for the US team in the 1992 Olympics, a coach for the US in the 1998 Baseball World Cup and being on the IBAF Technicial Commission for the 2004 Olympics and other Baseball World Cups. He was also president of USA Baseball's Board of Directors.