Tyler Gillum, Head Coach

Tyler Gillum currently serves as the infield and third base coach at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, AZ, where he also assists with hitting, strength training, and recruiting. In addition, he is the school’s Health and Wellness program coordinator. He has been with the school for seven years.

Gillum graduated from Latta High School in Oklahoma in 2005, where he was a member of 4 state championship teams. He then spent two years at Seminole State Junior College. He finished his playing career at East Central University earning a degree in Kinesiology (Teacher’s Certification) and a Master’s in Education with an emphasis in Sports Administration.  He began his coaching career at his alma mater as the recruiting coordinator, hitting, and infield coach.

This will be Gillum’s first summer with the Coastal Plain League. He began working in summer collegiate baseball in 2012 with the Shore Eagles of the Myrtle Beach Summer Collegiate Baseball League. He spent three summers as an assistant coach for the Brazos Valley Bombers in the Texas Collegiate League. During this time, the Bombers won three TCL titles and had an overall record of 138-31.

He spent this past summer with the prestigious Cape Cod League, as an assistant coach to the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox. He is excited to move on to the Coastal Plain League and the Bananas organization.

Gillum can be reached at:

(602) 370-7649 or tyler.gillum@southmountaincc.edu

Assistant Coaches

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Lance Larimer is entering his seventh season as assistant coach to Johnny Wiggs at Santa Fe. Coach Larimer works with the Saints infield and hitters, and is the recruiting coordinator. He has helped produce two Mid-Florida Conference Player of the Year. Before coming to Santa Fe College, Larimer spent two years as the assistant coach at Gainesville High School. Larimer played his college ball at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida from 2007-2010. He was primarily a middle infielder, but also had starts in center field during his time with STU. In his senior season he batted .352 as the Bobcats lead-off hitter with 47 runs scored and 42 RBI’s and earned First Team All-Sun Conference honors.

Larimer completed his Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration from St. Thomas before finishing up his Master’s in Sport Management at the University of Florida.

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Corey Pye is entering his fourth year as an assistant coach at Tallahassee Community College. Pye officially joined the Eagles’ program August 1, 2015, and also serves as recruiting coordinator. On-the-field, Pye works with the team’s pitchers and infielders while off-the-field responsibilties include monitoring the baseball student-athletes in athletic housing. Prior to coming to Tallahassee, Pye enjoyed a four-year stint (2011-15) as assistant coach at South Georgia State College in Douglas, Ga. There, he served as recruiting coordinator and pitching coach and filled the first base coach’s box on game days. Pye’s lone remaining coaching stop came as an assistant coach at Brewton-Paker College during the 2010-11 season. He was a dugout coach for a team who earned a number four national ranking and qualified for the 2011 NAIA National Baseball Tournament.

Pye began his collegiate career as a pitcher at South Georgia State where helped the team to the GCAA Final Four in 2006 and set a school-record for appearances in 2007. He then transferred to Thomas University, where he played for the Night Hawks in 2009 and 2010 and earned a B.A. in interdisciplinary studies.

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Errick Fox is currently the assistant baseball coach at Thomas University located in Thomasville, GA. Fox played four years for the Brewton Parker Barons under Head Coach Greg Mullins. During his playing career, Errick posted a career average of .370 with a .981 fielding percentage. During his senior year while playing with the 4th ranked team in the country, he led the team with a .390 batting average. He also was a recipient of the SSAC Champions of Character award. After his playing career he coached at both Brewton Parker College (2012-2014) getting ranked as high as 9th in the 2014 season and at ABAC (2015-2017) getting ranked 21stin the 2017 NJCAA preseason polls.

Errick is a native of Atlanta, GA where he attended Lithonia High School. Errick has a twin brother who is currently playing independent professional baseball for the Fargo-Moorehead Redhawks.

Your Bananas

# Name School Year Hometown Height Weight Position B/T Birthdate
13
Tyler Follis
Louisiana Tech
SO
Sulphur Springs, TX
6-4
195
RHP
R/R
8/5/98
5
Jake Sullivan
University of South Florida
RS FR
Brandon, FL
5-11
185
C
R/R
7/24/97
11
Jake Howard
North Georgia
SO
LaGrange, GA
6-1
180
UTL
R/R
4/25/98
1
Bill Leroy
North Georgia
SO
Dublin, GA
5-9
190
C
R/R
7/6/98
8
Mason Miller
Tallahassee Community College
SO
Valdosta, GA
5-8
175
UTL
R/R
10/22/98
18
Brayden Belden
Seminole State College
SO
Chickasha, OK
6-2
205
LHP
L/L
4/8/98
21
Cade Marlowe
University of West Georgia
JR
Tifton, GA
6-2
195
OF
L/R
6/24/97
Kyle Luigs
University of North Georgia
JR
Richmond Hill, GA
6-4
200
RHP
R/R
4/25/98
Austin Thompson
Georgia Southern University
SO
Rincon, GA
5-9
180
INF
R/R
Hunter Goodwin
University of Georgia
FR
Sylvester, GA
6-6
239
RHP
R/R
Jack Gowen
University of Georgia
FR
Folkston, GA
6-1
214
RHP
R/R
10/29/99
Mike Williams
Texas A&M Corpus Christi
JR
Rowlett, TX
6-4
188
CF
L/L