Coaching Staff

LUKAS RAY, Head Coach

Lukas Ray, an assistant coach on the Staunton Braves 2018 staff, will take over as the team’s head coach for the 2019 season. Lukas is currently the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at South Carolina-Lancaster. Prior to joining the USC-Lancaster staff, Lukas spent one year as the recruiting coordinator/pitching coach at Florence-Darlington Tech where the team won the 2018 Region X regular season title. Ray’s pitching staff posted a team ERA of 2.83 – the sixth lowest mark in the nation. His 2018 recruiting class at Florence-Darlington Tech was ranked third in the nation.

SPENSER RAMSEY, Pitching Coach

Spenser Ramsey is currently in his third year serving as assistant coach at Southeastern Community College. During his three years, he has not only worked primarily with the pitching staff, but also sought to be a role model and mentor for his players. Spenser played baseball while attending the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where he majored in Exercise and Sports Science with a concentration in Sports Management and Health and Human Performance.

TYRIE BLALOCK, Hitting Coach

Tyrie Blalock is entering his second year of coaching at USC-Lancaster where he will be in charge of the hitters and will also assist with the infielders. In the Summer of 2018, Coach Blalock was an assistant coach for the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Summer League where he worked under long time UNC Head Baseball Coach Mike Roberts as well as Colorado Rockies Offensive Coordinator Jerry Weinstein. In 2017, Blalock spent the summer playing for the Valley League Championship team, the Charlottesville Tom Sox.