NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt signed a contract extension with Tim Corbin after his 20th season running the Commodores baseball program.
Athletic director Candice Lee announced the deal on Tuesday. The terms of the renewal were not announced by the private university.
“Coachs Corbin and VandyBoys continue to set an example of what can be achieved. They have set the bar high for Vanderbilt Athletics,” Lee said in a statement.
Corbin has an 802-377-1 record since 2002, leading the Commodores to national championships in 2014 and 2019. Team Commodores lost in the fourth College World Series final last June, for the third time. 15 consecutive entries to the NCAA tournament – tied for the longest streak in Southeast Conference history.
“This university has been very supportive of our program over the years and all we want to do is represent Vanderbilt in all our power to show our appreciation. ,” said Corbin, inducted into the 2020 American Baseball Coaches’ Hall of Fame.
Vanderbilt has had 18 players make it to the first round of the MLB over the past 14 years, with David Price (2007) and Dansby Swanson (2015) both top picks overall. Vanderbilt has seven players included in this year’s MLB draft, with Jack Leiter and Kumar Rocker both making the top 10 picks.
Collegiate Baseball ranked Commodores 2nd in the 2022 pre-season poll released Monday.
https://www.espn.com/college-sports/story/_/id/32917433/vanderbilt-extends-coach-tim-corbin-contract-enters-20th-season-running-commodores-baseball-program Vanderbilt renews contract with coach Tim Corbin as he enters 20th season running Commodores baseball program