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TWC hires Travis Watson as Baseball Head Coach

Travis Watson will be the new Head Baseball Coach at TWC

By Donny Mayfield

TWC has hired Travis Watson as the next Head Coach for Bulldog Baseball. Watson comes to TWC after serving the past five years as an assistant coach at Faulkner University.

Watson, a native of Sweetwater, TN, has a proven track record of success at the NAIA leve,l as he has been a part of nine teams that have advanced to the Avista NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho.

“We are excited to have Coach Watson join our athletics staff to lead our baseball program,” TWC Director of Athletics Donny Mayfield said. “Coach Watson has a great knowledge for recruiting top talent to the teams he has been associated, and I believe he will be able to continue to build on the success that Coach Berry has established while at TWC.”

After reviewing potential candidates over the past two weeks, the search committee was very confident in the abilities that Coach Watson possessed.

“Travis has a great deal of coaching experience and success at previous institutions,” Mayfield said. “With the talent and work ethic Travis has shown, I’m confident that he will be able to continue to build on the great tradition of Bulldog baseball.”

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