Ryan Nordquist entered his first season as an assistant coach with the Terriers’ baseball program in 2021-22, having joined the Hiram College from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio, where he served as an assistant coach for the past three years.
With the Yellow Jackets, Nordquist coached hitters, catchers, and baserunners, and also assisted in the staff’s recruiting efforts and served as the program’s camp coordinator. Over his three years with the program from 2019-21, his third coaching stint with his alma mater, Nordquist helped Baldwin Wallace to an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) regular-season championship and NCAA Division III Regional appearance in 2019, as well as two OAC Tournament appearances.
Under Nordquist’s tutelage, 13 Yellow Jackets earned All-OAC honors, and two were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings Sports All-Mideast Region team.
Prior to returning to his alma mater, Nordquist spent three seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio, as well as the final 24 games of the 2019 season as the interim head coach. Over three seasons with the Blue Streaks, Nordquist coached 14 All-OAC honorees, including the 2019 OAC Player of the Year, 14 Academic All-OAC selections, four ABCA/Rawlings All-Mideast Region honorees and two NCAA Division III All-Americans.
A 2012 graduate of Baldwin Wallace, Nordquist began his collegiate coaching career at his alma mater, spending two stints at his alma mater from 2012-14 and in 2016. Over his first four seasons with the Yellow Jackets’ program, Nordquist coached hitters, catchers, and assisted with all recruiting efforts, helping Baldwin Wallace to a pair of OAC Tournament appearances, the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Region Championship, and an appearance in the 2014 Division III World Series.
- B.A., Sports Management, Baldwin Wallace University