Terry resigns from Eastern New Mexico, becomes head coach at Regis (Colo.)
DENVER --Regis (Colo.) director of athletics Ann Martin announced Monday that Chris Terry will be the next Ranger head baseball coach. Terry has spent the previous two seasons in the same role at NCAA Division II Eastern New Mexico.
"We are excited to have Chris Terry lead our baseball program," Martin said. "He understands Division II and brings a passion not only for baseball but for Regis. He has a familiarity with the south central region and knows how to lead a winning program."
Terry started his collegiate baseball coaching at Culver-Stockton. In four seasons at the helm, he went 119-81 which included a 37-17 record in 2011 while leading the Wildcats to a NAIA National Tournament berth. He posted 30 wins in three of his four seasons at Culver-Stockton and was awarded the Heart of America Athletic Conference coach of the year following the 2011 season.
"I am ecstatic to be a part of the Regis University family," Terry said. "I look forward to being a part of such a wonderful athletic department and academic university. I'm looking forward to getting started and meeting all the baseball student-athletes."
Terry was a successful head coach in the high school ranks in Sacramento, Calif., where he led Sheldon High School to a 100-54 record in seven seasons. He was named Delta League coach of the year in 2004 and had his team in the CIF Playoffs three consecutive seasons.
Terry spent two seasons at Eastern New Mexico where he went 21-27 last season and began the year with a 12-2 mark. In 2013 ENMU went 11-3 against RMAC opponents, including taking four of six from RMAC foe New Mexico Highlands. The Greyhounds led the Lone Star Conference in 2013 with a .332 batting average.