Coaching Roster

Head Coach

Derek Francis - The Manhattan, Ks. Native started his collegiate playing career at Iowa Western Community College (2013 - 2014) where he was a part of the 2014 Junior College World Series championship team. He then transferred to Old Dominion for his junior season before returning back to Kansas to play his senior season at Emporia State. 

Francis is a graduate of Emporia State and was an All- Conference selection as a senior for the Hornets. Derek was hired onto the Hornet's coaching staff in the fall of 2016 and has just finished his 2nd season with the program. Prior to being hired at Emporia State, Francis coached for the Green Bay Bullfrogs in NWL where he worked with hitters and position players. Last summer, Francis was an assistant for the Liberal Bee Jays where he worked with hitters.

Assistant Coach

Jeremy Thomas - No bio yet

Assistant Coach

Cole Brecheisen - Rossville, Ks. Native started his collegiate career at Pittsburg State University (2014-2018). Played for the Junction City Brigade from 2014-2017. Has been an  Assistant Coach for Brigade Baseball 2018-2019.