Coach Robert White enters into his 16th season at DSCC. Prior to the 2018 season, the Eagles have won 30 or more games 14 times. DSCC earned it’s first-ever trip to The Alpine Bank JUCO World Series in 2017. He also led the Eagles to a first ever National Ranking of #1 in the nation during the 2017 season. The Eagles finished the 2017 season with the National Ranking of #2 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 200 players to the next level, including schools such as University of Kentucky, University of Southern Mississippi, Missouri State University, Arkansas State University, Tennessee Tech, Austin Peay, Morehead State, Oral Roberts University, Vanderbilt, 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 532-241 during his tenure at DSCC. Coach White has been named the TCCAA Conference Coach of the Year for Region VII in 2013, 2016, and 2017. He has also been awarded ABCA Region Coach of the Year and TBCA Coach of the Year in 2016 and 2017.
Coach White lives Friendship, Tennessee with his wife Dr. Charlene White and their son Tyler, who plays baseball at Delta State University.
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.