Mile College has replaced Ty Roberts with Cody Hamilton as the new head baseball coach, after Roberts was announced on July 31st as the new head coach at Lawson State Community College.
Roberts spent the past seven years in the dugout at Miles, guided the team to an NCAA Division Regional Tournament in his first year as head coach finishing the 2017 season with a 31-23 record, while also earning Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Coach of the Year honors in 2017 and 2018. Conference champions during the 2017 season. HBCU Black College Nines 2nd place finish i the small school poll 2018.
Under Roberts, Miles College had five winning seasons which includes a program best 32-19 mark during the 2018 season. Roberts guided Miles to an appearance in the 2022 Black College World Series where they lost in the NCAA Division II Bracket championship game.
He compiled an overall record of 154-130 with the Golden Bears and leaves Miles as the winningest coach in program history.
Roberts joins Lawson State, an HBCU junior college as its head coach in Birmingham and retains his residency there.
Lawson State baseball issued a statement saying, “we’re excited to announce that Ty Roberts will be the head coach at Lawson State! Coach Roberts is ready to get to work and is looking for mid-to-upper 80s arms that are ready to come in and compete.”
Cody Hamilton takes over the Miles baseball program as the roster fills up for fall ball. He completed his first season in 2022 as the Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator.