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Brad Unger Selected As New Head Baseball Coach At Culver-Stockton College

C-SC Director of Athletics Pat Atwell announced Tuesday that Brad Unger has been hired as the new head baseball coach at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri.

Unger joins the Wildcat program after a five-year stint as the head coach at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois.

Unger compiled a 141-116-1 overall record while at WCC, That includes a school record 37 victories in 2016 when he led the Chiefs to the NJCAA Division III World Series and was

subsequently named the Region IV Division III and NJCAA District B Coach of the Year.

Under Unger’s guidance, Waubonsee averaged 28 victories per year in his five seasons at the helm, including a 30-23 mark in 2019.

During his tenure the Chiefs have had 36 players earn All-Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference (ISCC) honors, 20 have attained all-region status, while three have been named NJCAA

All-Americans. While at Waubonsee, Unger served as the Assistant Regional Director for the Great Lakes Region with USA Baseball in their NTIS (National Team Identification Series)

program. At C-SC he will remain with USA Baseball and serve as the Coordinator for the State of Missouri.

Unger was in his first season managing the DuPage Pistol Shrimp of the Prospect League, a summer collegiate league with teams in Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia,

but resigned those duties when he was hired for the Culver-Stockton position.

Unger coached 16 seasons in the Aurora American Legion League, directing his teams to over 200 wins and a league title in 2011.

Before taking over at Waubonsee Unger was the head varsity baseball coach at Hinckley-Big Rock High School for three seasons.

He guided the Royals to the Little Ten Conference title (2013) and the regional championship game in 2013 and 2014.

Unger earned his Associate’s degree from Waubonsee in 2001, his Bachelor’s degree from Elmhurst College in 2003, double majoring in business administration and marketing, and his

Master’s degree from Concordia University-Irvine in 2015, majoring in coaching and athletic administration: exercise sports science.

He and his wife, Shannon, have two children, daughter Madelyn and son August.

Tony Cornish Jr.

Tony is the Sports Director for WGEM News.

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