James Morris (minors08)

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James W. Morris III

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Biographical Information[edit]

Jim Morris was head baseball coach at the University of Miami from 1994-2018. The team has reached the College World Series 13 times during his tenure as coach, and they won the championship in 1999 and 2001. He was named Baseball America Coach of the Year in 1994 and Collegiate Baseball Coach of the Year in 1999 and again in 2001.

Prior to coming to Miami, he was head coach at DeKalb College from 1976 to 1979 and at Georgia Tech from 1982 to 1993. He also served stints as an assistant at Appalachian State University (1975) and Florida State University (1980-1981). He finished with a 1,593-715-4 record as head coach, fifth in NCAA Division I annals to that point.

He coached for Team USA in the 1987 Pan American Games and 1999 Pan American Games and managed Team USA in the 1990 Baseball World Cup and 1990 Goodwill Games.

Prior to beginning his coaching career, Morris played two seasons in the Boston Red Sox organization.

Year-by-Year Coaching Record[edit]

Year School Overall Record Conference Record Notes
1976 DeKalb College
1977 DeKalb College
1978 DeKalb College
1979 DeKalb College
1982 Georgia Institute of Technology 29-20 6-8
1983 Georgia Institute of Technology 38-15 6-8
1984 Georgia Institute of Technology 36-19 5-7
1985 Georgia Institute of Technology 42-19-1 6-7-1 CWS Regionals
1986 Georgia Institute of Technology 45-23 10-4 CWS Regionals
1987 Georgia Institute of Technology 51-14 17-4 CWS Regionals
1988 Georgia Institute of Technology 45-24 12-8 CWS Regionals
1989 Georgia Institute of Technology 38-26 13-6 CWS Regionals
1990 Georgia Institute of Technology 46-25 9-9 CWS Regionals
1991 Georgia Institute of Technology 42-26 12-8 CWS Regionals
1992 Georgia Institute of Technology 45-19 14-9 CWS Regionals
1993 Georgia Institute of Technology 47-14 16-6 CWS Regionals
1994 University of Miami 49-14 CWS Regionals / CWS
1995 University of Miami 48-17 CWS Regionals / CWS
1996 University of Miami 50-14 CWS Regionals / CWS
1997 University of Miami 51-18 CWS Regionals / CWS
1998 University of Miami 51-12 CWS Regionals / CWS
1999 University of Miami 50-13 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2000 University of Miami 41-19-1 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2001 University of Miami 53-12 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2002 University of Miami 34-29 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2003 University of Miami 45-17-1 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2004 University of Miami 50-13 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2005 University of Miami 41-19-1 19-10-1 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2006 University of Miami 42-24 17-13 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2007 University of Miami 37-24 17-13 CWS Regionals
2008 University of Miami 53-11 23-5 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2009 University of Miami 38-22 18-12 CWS Regionals
2010 University of Miami 43-20 20-10 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals
2011 University of Miami 38-23 19-10 CWS Regionals
2012 University of Miami 36-23 16-14 CWS Regionals
2013 University of Miami 37-25 14-16 CWS Regionals
2014 University of Miami 44-19 24-6 CWS Regionals
2015 University of Miami 50-17 22-8 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2016 University of Miami 50-14 21-7 CWS Regionals / CWS Super Regionals / CWS
2017 University of Miami 32-27 16-13
2018 University of Miami 28-26 16-13