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Baseball Coaching Staff

Head Baseball Coach Brad Ganor

Brad Ganor serves as the head baseball coach, accepting the reins in 2005.

During his time as head coach, his teams have a 326-116-1 overall record. During his coaching tenure, the team has been to the State Final Four 10 times, winning the Division I State Title in 2002 (when Ganor was an assistant), and again in 2019, to go along with over 90 college commitments, of which 52 have been at the Division I level. Ganor is in his 22nd year as a coach and teacher.

On June 9, 2019, the Wildcats made history, winning the OHSAA Division I State Championship, the second in program history and Ganor's first as head coach. 

Ganor received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Cleveland State University in 1998 and a Master’s Degree in Education from CSU in 2008. 

Ganor has been married to his wife, Nicole, for the past 18 years and they have 2 children, Dominic (11) and Luke (9).

Brad Ganor

Brad Ganor

Assistant Coaches

Mark Terlep – Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach

John Whelan – Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach

Cody Dearth– Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach

Matt Kata '96- Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach


Gary Massey '95- JV Baseball Coach

Roger Stewart - JV Baseball Coach

Matt Hoyer '12 - JV Baseball Coach

Tim McCoy '12- JV Baseball Coach


Tyler Finkler '13-Head Freshmen Baseball Coach

Kirby Becker '08-Asst. Freshmen Baseball Coach

Kyle Holdsworth-Asst. Freshmen Baseball Coach

Tom Rolle '13-Asst. Freshmen Baseball Coach




Title: Head Coach

College: Cleveland State University '98

Coaching Experience: 1999-2004 Assistant Coach Saint Ignatius HS   2005-Current Head Coach Saint Ignatius

Final Four Appearances: (7) 2007, 2008, 2009, 2013, , 2015, 2016, 2019

State Championships: 1 (2019)

State Runners-up: 2

Record: 326-116-1

As of October 2020