CPL Petitt Cup Champions 2004, 2005, 2015
Petitt Cup Runner-Up 2010, 2011
2015 Perfect Game Summer Collegiate Team of the Year

Coaching Staff

Dustin Coffman – Head Coach

Dustin Coffman is entering his first season at the helm for the Edenton Steamers. He served as an assistant coach for the Teal and Black during the 2010 campaign. His main role was as the hitting coach. That season, Coffman directed the eventual CPL batting champion, A.J. Rusbarsky, to a robust .345 average. He also presided over two current big leaguers in Billy Burns and Chris Bassitt. In total, the Steamers finished with a record of 37-26 and were the runner-up in the CPL Petitt Cup Playoffs.

Coffman began his coaching career at Indiana University. He got his start as a volunteer strength-and-conditioning coach in 2007. He quickly transitioned to focusing on IU’s baseball program. After serving as the student manager for one season, Coffman was promoted to volunteer assistant coach in 2009. In 2010, Coffman became a part of the coaching staff at junior-college powerhouse Wabash Valley College in Mount Carmel, IL. During his three-year stay, the team compiled an impressive 139-46 record. After spending a summer in Edenton in 2010, Coffman toiled two years in the Cape Cod League, 2011 and 2012, as an assistant coach for the Bourne Braves. While there, Coffman focused on the catchers and outfielders. In 2011, he had the pleasure of coaching current major leaguer Travis Jankowski en route to winning the CCL MVP award.

Coffman, who spent his playing days as a utilityman at Lake Michigan Junior College, is coming off the 2016 summer where he served as the promoted interim head coach of the Wisconsin Woodchucks in the Northwoods League, who finished with a 31-40 record. Coffman currently resides in Fairfield, OH. He graduated from Indiana University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Kinesiology in Exercise Science and a minor in Psychology.

Dustin spent the 2017 spring season as a volunteer coach for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats.

 

Russ Burroughs – Pitching Coach

Russ Burroughs enters his first season as the pitching coach for the Edenton Steamers. Prior to this season, Russ recently finish his fourth year of professional baseball. He spent three years in independent baseball, as well as one year in international baseball.

During the off season, Russ is the head trainer at Nashville Baseball Academy. For the last eight years he has trained clients of all ages and levels, ranging from beginner to professional. Russ also works for SideArmNation, traveling around North America as a speciality instructor helping players develop the fine art of throwing sidearm and submarine.

Russ graduated from Lipscomb University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. He currently resides in Nashville, TN.

 

Tyler Packanik – Assistant Coach

Tyler Packanik enters his first season as an assistant coach of the Edenton Steamers. He is currently a graduate manager for the Ohio University baseball program under fifth-year head coach Rob Smith in 2017.

Packanik played baseball at Marietta College and was a four-year varsity letter-winner. During his time at Marietta, Packanik tied the OAC record for doubles in a single game and was named to the OAC All-Tournament team in 2015.

Packanik will be seeking a graduate degree in Coaching Education during his time at Ohio. Tyler is the son of Dennis and Rose Packanik, and brother to Neal, Amy and Denise. Tyler’s brother Neal played baseball at Ohio University from 1996-1998.

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