Year Inducted – 2018
A native of Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Alex is a 1996 Graduate of St. Vincent/St. Mary HS and Kent State University in 2001. Lettering and starting all 4 years for Kent State Baseball, Alex received numerous honors including All Conference and All Region in 1999 and 2000. During college, Alex also played in the prestigious Cape Cod Baseball Summer League in 1998 and 1999.
In the 2000 MLB draft, Alex was a 27th Round selection by the Tampa Bay Rays and was in their organization from 2000-2003 and played at the AAA level on two different occasions. Alex finished up his playing career with the Elmira Pioneers and St. Paul Saints in Independent Professional Baseball in 2004.
He began his coaching career in 2005 at the University of North Carolina. After coaching at North Carolina for one season, Alex became an Assistant Coach and then Head Coach at
Ball State University during his 7 seasons there. He transitioned back to his Alma Mater Kent State University from 2013-2017. During Alex’s 13 years as a Division 1 Baseball coach he has been a part of 3 NCAA Regionals and 5 Championship Teams while coaching over 40 players that have gone on to play professional baseball.
Alex currently resides in Silver Lake with his wife Amanda and their 4 children.