Jarvis Christian College head baseball coach Michael Holochuck notched his 200th career coaching victory while sweeping the University of Southwest on March 7th in doubleheader action by scores of 9-0 and 12-2 defeating the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) foe.
Holochuck, who hails from San Lorenzo, California reached the milestone in his seventh season as the skipper of the Bulldog baseball program. He has become the youngest coach in HBCU baseball small school history to win 200 games in that coaching span.
In six seasons at JCC, Holochuck has posted four 30-plus winning seasons; 2013 (30-22), 2014 (31-19), 2015 (30-23), 2016 (27-29), 2017 (33-27) and 2018 (28-30). In the RRAC conference games, he’s posted a hefty 107-64 record and six straight conference tournament appearances. Currently, Jarvis Christian has a record of 14-9, 3-2 in the RRAC.
Coach Holochuck collected his 100th career win sweeping a four-game series over RRAC conference member University of Houston-Victoria, in a 5-4 victory March 5th, 2016.
Holochuck played collegiate baseball at Chabot College then transferred to Texas College in 2006. He was a two year starter for the Texas College Steers baseball team. After graduation, Holochuck became an assistant at his alma mater, helping lead the Steers to four straight RRAC conference tournaments before taking the head coaching position at Jarvis Christian.
Holochuck, known as a hitting coach, in each of his seven seasons has coached teams to season records in batting, runs scored, hits, stolen bases, runs batted in, runs scored, including innings pitched and strikeouts.
He is the winningest coach in the program’s history. Holochuck coached All-American, Javion Randle who was a four-year preseason All-American, RRAC All-Tournament selection and Black College Nines HBCU Baseball small school Player of The Year and three years HBCU small school Elite.
Additionally, six of Holochuck’s former players have signed professional baseball contracts since he took over the reins in 2013.
Off the field, Holochuck’s players have been honored by the university and the RRAC for academic excellence with current and past players earning a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Holochuck is also highly regarded by his coaching peers and his success at Jarvis Christian has earned him national recognition.