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Bee Jays Turn to Texas for Head Coach

Brock Kappelmann - October 21, 2021 1:36 pm

The Liberal Bee Jays are pleased to announce Jim Blair of Spring Branch, Texas, has accepted
the position of Head Coach for the 2022 summer season. Coach Blair is
the new Head Coach
at Pieper HS after spending the last 2 seasons at Canyon High School where the 2021 team
finished the regular season ranked 10th in the state of Texas in 5A. Additionally, his
experiences include over 18 years as an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator for UTSA, Dallas
Baptist University, and Sam Houston State University.
“Coach Blair is a well-rounded individual with coaching experience at all levels of baseball,” GM
Todd King said. “He is passionate about developing good baseball players into excellent
baseball players. Through his coaching experiences, he has developed many relationships that
will benefit our program and athletes as they continue playing at the collegiate level. Coach
Blair’s extensive experience in recruitment and years coaching in college programs made him
stand out from all the other applicants.”
Blair shared “
I’m extremely excited and humbled to
have the opportunity to serve as the head
coach for the Liberal Bee Jays this summer. To have the opportunity to be a part of such a
storied collegiate summer team is a great challenge I look forward to. We will begin working
diligently to put together a talented roster for the summer. I know that the community support
for the team is second to none and the players are given the chance to have an unbelievable
baseball experience. I want to thank General Manager Todd King and the Board for giving me
this opportunity to go do something I love. I am glad to be a part of it.”

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