Randy Stegall

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Michael Randy Stegall

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 190 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Randy Stegall reached AA as a minor leaguer before becoming a college coach.

Stegall spent two seasons at the University of South Carolina before transferring to Cumberland. He set a school record for average at .479 his junior year and was 5th in the country in runs (87) and total bases (201). He was a NAIA All-American. The Cincinnati Reds chose Randy in the 25th round of the 1998 amateur draft.

Randy hit .316/.372/.450 in his pro debut with the '98 Billings Mustangs. His Embry-Riddle bio in 2010 stated he made All-Pioneer League but the 1999 Baseball Almanac does not list him as making the league All-Star team. In 1999, Stegall split the year between the Rockford Reds (.313/.340/.374 in 26 G), Clinton Lumber Kings (.250/.330/.377 in 71 G) and Chattanooga Lookouts (.207/.250/.207 in 13 G).

With the Dayton Dragons in 2000 at age 25, Stegall batted .309/.395/.446 with 43 doubles and 84 runs while bouncing between third base (his main position), second base, shortstop, outfield and catcher. He led Reds farmhands in doubles. He also paced the Midwest League in doubles while finishing 4th in average behind Ryan Gripp, Albert Pujols and Derek Nicholson. Pujols beat him out for All-Star honors at third base. He ended his minor league career with a .295 average.

From 2001-2005, Stegall was top assistant coach at Cumberland University; the team won the 2004 NAIA World Series. He then was head coach at Indiana Tech, going 29-29-1 in 2006 and 40-15-1 in 2007. He next moved up to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, their third head coach ever.

Stegall was 44-18 his first year at Embry-Riddle and took his team to the 2008 NAIA College World Series. The next year, they were 42-14 and got to the 2009 NAIA College World Series. After a 45-17 season, the school made the 2010 NAIA College World Series.

Stegall's brother, Chuck, was an assistant for Randy at Indiana Tech, and has been an assistant at Embry-Riddle since Randy took over there.