Spring Sports

Baseball Coaching Staff

CHRIS PARKER, Head Coach

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Chris Parker is the head baseball coach at JPII. He is the only coach in the history of Tennessee high school baseball to lead four different programs to the state tournament. Coach Parker begins his 10th season as the head baseball coach of Team Tennessee, which takes the 20 best underclassmen in the state of Tennessee each year to Oklahoma to compete in the prestigious National Sunbelt Classic Tournament. Since taking over Team Tennessee in 2010, he has led them to three Sunbelt Classic Championships, three runner up finishes and two third place finishes. He has also been a part of USA Baseball the past four years, now serving as Tennessee’s state director for USA Baseball. Coach Parker has over 300 total wins in his career and has been the TBCA’s Sectional Coach of the year four times (2007 Cascade, 2009 Blackman, 2014 Forrest, 2017 JPII.)


ASSISTANT COACHES

WYATT DOUCHANE – Pitching Coach

Coach Wyatt Douchane enters his 3rd season at Pope John Paul II as the Pitching Coordinator and Assistant Coach. Coach Douchane has been coaching for 5 years, all five with Head Coach Chris Parker. Douchane played his High School baseball at Creek Wood High School, where he was a 2x All-District and 1x All-Region recipient. Coach Douchane played his College Baseball at Tennessee Wesleyan College (now University), winner of the 2012 NAIA National Championship. Douchane was a Relief / SU pitcher for the TWC pitching staff that put up a combined Sub 2.50 ERA the years he was there. Coach Douchane would go on to receive his BBA in Marketing from Austin Peay State University and currently lives in Franklin, TN with his wife, Kelbi Douchane.

CLINT SWEATT

Clint Sweatt has been involved in coaching baseball since 2006. He began his high school coaching career at White House Heritage as an assistant and served as the head JV coach the last three years. He has also head coached several travel baseball teams over the years. He and his wife, Sheana, and two sons reside in Springfield, TN.

 

SETH CAMPBELL

Seth Campbell enters his first year coaching at the high school level. He will specialize with hitters and infielders. Seth graduated from Father Ryan High School, where he was a four year starter. He played 2 years at Jackson State Community College as a shortstop and middle relief pitcher. Seth continued his career at Kentucky Wesleyan College, where he played shortstop and was team captain. During his junior year, KWC set a school record for wins. During his senior year, the team won the Greater Midwest Athletic Conference Tournament (the first time in KWC history), and earned a birth to the NCAA D2 Regional Baseball Tournament, first time in 29 years. Seth was selected 1st Team 2017 All GMAC Conference Team. He graduated from KWC with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. Seth’s earlier experiences, include head coaching positions of 9U and 16U teams at Cross Hit Sports Academy. He also trains athletes in hitting, fielding, pitching, speed and agility, as well as strength and conditioning. This is Campbell’s 3rd year as a baseball coach.