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Ryan Hunt

Head Coach

Phone (615) 547-1365
Email [email protected]

Ryan Hunt begins his first season as the head baseball coach at Cumberland after spending the last six seasons as the head coach at Vol State Community College.

Hunt compiling a 110-100 record entering the 2021 campaign which he is currently 124-110. Prior to Vol State, Hunt was a longtime assistant coach under Woody Hunt from 2002-2015.

Cumberland has won four TranSouth Conference and one Mid-South Conference regular-season championships and six TranSouth Conference and one Mid-South Conference Tournament title during his tenure as an assistant. The Bulldogs have also claimed five regional championships, four super regional titles and played in six NAIA World Series, winning national championships in 2004, 2010, and 2014. CU was also the NAIA World Series runner-up in 2006 and finished fourth in the nation in 2005.

Hunt has coached 20 NAIA All-Americans and 22 players who signed professional contracts during the previous 12 campaigns.

During his five years at Cumberland as a player, the Bulldogs claimed five conference championships, four conference tournament titles, and two regional championships, advancing to the NAIA World Series in 1997 and 1998.

Hunt graduated from Cumberland with a bachelor's in Physical Education in 2003 and earned a master's in Education in 2007.

The Lebanon, Tenn., native was a four-year starter at second base at Lebanon High School from 1993-96, earning All-District honors as a sophomore and senior and All-Midstate Honorable Mention as a sophomore.

He is married to the former Melissa Lauper of Gallatin, Tenn., and the couple has two daughters - eight-year-old Rylee and three-year-old Lyla Noelle.

Year Position School Record Postseason
2021 Head Coach Volunteer State CC 21-25   
2020 Head Coach Volunteer State CC 13-8  
2019 Head Coach Volunteer State CC 20-29   
2018 Head Coach Volunteer State CC 30-18  
2017 Head Coach Volunteer State CC 29-20  
2016 Head Coach Volunteer State CC 18-25   
2015 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 20-31  
2014 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 49-20 NAIA World Series champions
2013 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 41-19-1 NAIA Championship Opening Round
2012 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 32-26  
2011 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 46-16 NAIA Championship Opening Round
2010 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 58-9 NAIA World Series champions
2009 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 33-25 NAIA Championship Opening Round
2008 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 46-21  
2007 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 48-20-1 NAIA World Series
2006 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 51-18 NAIA World Series runner-up
2005 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 56-21 NAIA World Series - 4th place
2004 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 59-21 NAIA World Series champions
2003 Assistant Coach Cumberland Univ. 51-19