Sunny Golloway

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Sunny Golloway

Biographical Information[edit]

Sunny Golloway has been a long-time college coach.

He was an assistant coach at the University of Oklahoma when they won the 1994 College World Series. He also managed the Kenai Peninsula Oilers, leading them to the National Baseball Congress World Series title in 1993 and 1994. Sonny was head coach at Oral Roberts University from 1996 to 2003. He was a four-time Mid-Continent Conference Coach of the Year.

Golloway was pitching coach for Team USA in the 2002 World University Championship and 2002 Haarlem Baseball Week.

Golloway became head coach of the University of Oklahoma on an interim basis on May 1, 2005, replacing Larry Cochell, and was named the 8th head coach in school history two months later. He took the team to the 2010 College World Series.

Golloway moved to Auburn University for 2014. After two seasons he was fired "with cause", with Auburn claiming that Golloway "knowingly and repeatedly broke Auburn and NCAA rules, including an attempt to destroy evidence of his violations." In February of 2017 the NCAA cleared Golloway of any wrongdoing, clearing the way for him to find another job coaching. Golloway also sued Auburn in 2016 for the $1,000,000 buyout he would be due if he was fired without cause.

Golloway has worked with future major leaguers J.D. Drew, Doug Mientkiewicz, Braden Looper, Greg Norton and others.

Source: OSU bio