Jeff Minick returns for a second season with the Duquesne baseball coaching staff and brings with him a wealth of coaching and scouting experience. Minick comes to the Dukes after serving as an associate scout for the Colorado Rockies with the responsibility of scouting 16-22 year old players in the tri-state area. He joined the Rockies after serving in a similar role with the Florida Marlins.
Minick also has an extensive coaching career, including a current 15-year stint as an assistant coach at the Keystone State Games. He has helped guide his teams to 10 medals during his tenure.
Minick has also coached collegiately in the Pittsburgh area. Most recently, he was the head coach at Community College of Allegheny County - South Campus after being promoted from assistant coach. Prior to his six years at CCAC he was and assistant coach at the University of Pittsburgh for six years, helping the Panthers to two Big East championships. Before coaching at Pitt, he was an assistant and head coach at Point Park College, leading the Pioneers to four World Series appearances in five seasons.
Through the years, Minick has also been very active in developing conditioning and weight lifting programs for his various teams.
Minick and his wife Kristen reside in Plum with their children Kali (6) and Logan (5).