Stillman College has tabbed coaching veteran Terrance Whittle as the new head coach of the Tiger baseball program.
Whittle succeeds Julius McDougal who left to become infield and base running coach at Division I Eastern Kentucky University.
Whittle served as head baseball coach for 16 seasons at Elizabeth City State University. Additionally, he served as the ECSU Athletic Facilities Manager. His first 5 years as head coach, the Vikings won their first ever Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) championship in 2005.
Whittle was the 1998 and 2004 CIAA Coach of the Year, the 1998 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Louisville Slugger Award winner for coaching excellence, 2001 ABCA century club, 2002 ABCA Louisville Slugger conference championship award. Whittle is the only CIAA baseball coach to lead 2 different CIAA member Institutions to regular season and conference championships.
Whittle has served on many NCAA Division II committees including the South Atlantic Regional Advisory Selection Committee (1996, 97, 98, 2000-2001), Member/Chair: NCAA Div. II South Atlantic Regional Advisory Selection Committee (2008), Member/Chair: NCAA Div. II Atlantic Regional Advisory Selection Committee – (2009-2012), NCAA Division II National Baseball Committee (2008-2012), Member/CIAA Baseball Coaches Association, (President, 2001-2005).
Stillman will play in the Southern States Athletic Conference (SSAC) beginning in the 2018-19 season. They will remain a member of the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) and will be eligible for postseason play this coming 2017-2018 season in the NAIA.