Reginald Johnson helped usher the Edward Waters College baseball program into an HBCU baseball powerhouse in the small school division. Since his hire in November 2011, he’s kept on winning.
Now in his 7th season as the Tigers head coach, Johnson reached a coaching milestone with his 200th career victory when EWC defeated Trinity Baptist College 11-6 this past Friday, April 27th.
He’s compiled a 200-154 record at Edward Waters with a 2015 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular season championship going 31 -11 during the regular season. Johnson has knocked off top ranked NAIA baseball programs under his tenure.
Coach Johnson played high school baseball at First Coast High School in Jacksonville, Florida where he was born and raised. He received a dual Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Sports Management from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2007 while he was a four year collegiate baseball player on the diamond.
Reginald Johnson is also an academic disciplinarian as his players have achieved outstanding scholastic awards as well as involvement in community service projects. The baseball program have become advocates for brain cancer awareness subsequent to former assistant coach Robert “J. C.” Cantrell losing his battle to cancer a few years back.