Bill Sizemore

Pitching Coach

Coach Sizemore returns to the Big Train for the 2017 with seven years of CRCBL experience under his belt. Sizemore retired after a 33 year teaching career in 2013. Following his retirement, Sizemore was the pitching coach for Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia. He is currently the Assistant Coach at Gilmer County High School in Ellijay Georgia. Sizemore brings years of coaching experience to the Big Train, having coached high school , college and professional baseball. He has served as the Head Baseball Coach at both Burroughs High School ( his almamater) and Thousand Oaks High School. His professional experience includes scouting for Seattle, Florida, and Pittsburgh.  He has also been a minor league pitching coach for Seattle, Major League Baseball, and most recently with the Florida Marlins. Sizemore graduated from Burroughs High School in Ridgecrest, CA. He continued his baseball career at West Hills College in Coalinga, CA,  and Cal State Stanislaus where he was a teammate of Coach Porto, playing on National Championship teams in both 1976 and 1977.
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