Keith Griffin, the Mohawks All-Time winningest coach, has agreed to terms with the team to return for his ninth season in Amsterdam. During his tenure with the Mohawks, Griffin has won 6 League Championships and has compiled a record of 296-116 (.718 winning percentage).
Coach Griffin's 1998 squad at JDCC captured the NJCAA II National Championship. Griffin amassed an over-all record of 251-94 (.728%) during his six-year stint at JDCC. He garnered five Southern Conference "Coach-of-the-Year" awards and AJCCC "Coach-of-the-Year" awards in 1998 and 2000. During Griffin's tenure at JDCC, he produced 36 All-Conference players, 10 All-Region, 2 NJCAA All-Americans, and 5 NJCAA Academic All-Americans. Under Griffin's tutelage, 58 players signed four-year scholarships and 19 received professional contracts.
Griffin began his coaching career at Pine Forest High School in Pensacola (1980-90/over-all record 217-83), with a stop at Jacksonville University (1990-92) as an assistant coach (JU competed in the NCAA Regional at the University of Florida in â€™91), before coming to OWCC as an assistant in 1992. During that stint as Top Recruiter at Okaloosa-Walton, 42 players signed four-year scholarships and 11 received professional contracts with 4 players currently playing in the Major Leagues.
Griffin was born on January 11, 1955, in Guntersville, AL, but grew up in Gadsden, AL. Griffin is a graduate of Livingston University (AL) (1978) and holds a master's degree from the University of North Alabama (1980).
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