Head Baseball Coach
Robert White is in his 22nd season as Head Coach of the Dyersburg State Community College’s Baseball program. Before the 2023 season, the Eagles have won 30 or more games 18 times. Over the past two seasons, Coach White has led his Eagles to an astounding record of 40-5 (31-1) and 42-13 (20-7).
DSCC won the TCCAA Conference, Region VII Tournament, and East Central District in 2017, earning a trip to The Alpine Bank JUCO World Series. He also led the Eagles to a 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. The Eagles have been ranked in the Top 5 in the national polls, three out of the last five seasons. As skipper of the DSCC baseball program, he has sent over 250 players to the next level. He has amassed an impressive overall record of 703-302 during his tenure at DSCC. Coach White has been named the TCCAA Conference Coach of the Year for Region VII in 2013, 2016, 2017, and 2021. In addition, Coach White was named American Baseball Coaches Association Region Coach of the Year in 2016 and 2017 and Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Coach of the Year in 2016 and 2017.
Coach White coached at Harris Stowe State College in St. Louis for four years before taking the helm at Dyersburg State Community College. He led them to a school record of 36 wins in his final campaign with the Hornets.
In his playing days, 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 years 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 for one year, earning the second team in All Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association.
Coach White is married to Dr. Charlene White, and they reside in Friendship, TN.
Assistant Baseball Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Tyler Brown is in his third season serving as Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator for Dyersburg State Community College’s Baseball program. Brown’s coaching responsibilities include working with hitters, all position players, and recruiting.
During Brown’s first season as an assistant coach, he helped assist the team to an overall record of 40-5 and a conference record of 31-1. In Brown’s second season, the Eagles finished with an overall record of 42-13 and a conference record of 20-7.
Before Dyersburg State, Brown spent two seasons as the graduate assistant coach at Delta State University in Cleveland, MS. At DSU, Brown's responsibilities included coaching the outfielders and first base and assisting with the hitters and infielders. During his tenure, Brown helped the Statesmen capture the 2019 GSC Baseball Tournament Championship and advanced to the NCAA Division II South Super Regional in Tampa, FL.
The Friendship, TN, native played two seasons at Delta State, playing in 32 games with 14 starts in left field. During his playing days, Brown helped the Statesmen capture two Gulf South Conference Regular Season titles (2017, 2018) and the 2017 GSC Tournament Championship. The Statesmen won the NCAA Division II South Region Championship to advance to the 2017 NCAA Division II World Series.
Brown spent his first two seasons playing at Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN, before arriving at Delta State University. During his time with Lipscomb, Brown played in 41 games with 16 starts for the Bisons.
Brown played his prep career at Dyer County High School in Newbern, TN, under Preston Ozment. He was a 2014 Louisville Slugger All-American, leading the state of Tennessee with 68 hits as a senior while batting .489 with 22 doubles. Brown also received First-Team All-State selection by Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (2014), Perfect Game All-Southeast Region Honorable Mention (2014), All-District selection (2012 and 2014), and team MVP (2011 and 2014). In addition, Brown was rated the No. 5 outfielder and the No. 34 overall player in the state of Tennessee by Perfect Game. He graduated from Dyer County High School with a 4.0 GPA and ranked in the top 10 of his class.
Brown earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Delta State University and a Master of Science Degree in Sport and Human Performance with a concentration in Sports Management from Delta State University.
Tyler resides in Dyersburg, TN, with his wife, Lizzie, and daughter, Brooklyn.