Coach Robert White enters into his 15th season at DSCC. Prior to the 2015 season, the Eagles have won 30 or more games 11 times. He also led the Eagles to a first ever National Ranking of 15th in the nation during the 2008 season and has been nationally ranked multiple times since. The Eagles finished the 2008 season with the National Ranking of 19th in the country while also being recognized as one of the “Top 50 Baseball programs in the Nation.” As skipper of the DSCC baseball program, he has sent over 150 players to the next level, including schools such as University of Kentucky, University of Southern Mississippi, Southwest Missouri State University, Arkansas State University, Tennessee Tech, Austin Peay, Morehead State, Oral Roberts University and several ranked Division II and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics programs.
Coach White was a two-time All-State Baseball player at Jackson High School in Missouri. He attended Mineral Area Community College and received All Conference and All Region honors during his two year there. He led the Cardinals to a 42-16 record, the all-time record for wins in school history. He signed with the University of Missouri at St. Louis and played one year earning second team in All Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association.
Coach White coached at Harris Stowe State College in St. Louis for four years before taking the helm at DSCC. In his final campaign with the Hornets, he led them to a school record of 36 wins. He has amassed an impressive overall record of 392-199 during his tenure at DSCC. In May of 2013, Coach White was named the TCCAA Conference Coach of the Year in Region VII. In 2013, the Eagles finished second place in conference play, with a 30-18 win-loss record overall, and a 16-10 record in conference play.
Coach White lives Friendship, Tennessee with his wife Charlene and their son Tyler.
Assistant Baseball Coach, Jonathan Taylor
Jonathan Taylor began his baseball career as Assistant to the Baseball Coach at Dyersburg State Community College after graduating from North Side High School in Jackson, TN. Coach Taylor participated in the baseball sport at DSCC from 2005-2006 and graduated with an Associates of Science in Allied Health degree. During his participating seasons at DSCC, he was awarded 1st Team All TJCCAA Selection, 1st Team NJCAA East Central District Selection, 1st Team Tennessee Baseball Report Junior College Selection, NJCAA Academic All-American and Career leaders in hits, runs scored, walks, and doubles.
Coach Taylor furthered his baseball career and education by earning his Bachelor of Science in Biology degree at Delta State University during 2007-2008. It was then he was awarded ESPN/CoSida 1st and 2nd Team NCAA Division II Academic All-American and Gulf South Conference All-Academic Team. Coach Taylor has recently earned his Master of Education with a focus in Sports Administration from Union University where he also served as graduate assistant coach to their baseball program. He is not a stranger to DSCC and is proud to aid in the development of the baseball program.