Meet the Coaches

Coach John Jancuska retired from the NCAA Division I coaching ranks in 2011 after 34 years as the Head Coach at UMBC. His passion for baseball instruction and the development of young players in their pursuits of competing at the advanced level has put him in demand in the area of Private/Group Instruction, Instructional Clinics, Team Consulting and “Collegiate Potential” Evaluation and Consults.

Coach John Jancuska’s extensive coaching experience and success at the collegiate level will be invaluable to the individual player and teams who have the passion and drive to succeed at the next level.

1978-2011 – 34 seasons as Head Baseball Coach at UMBC
682 Career Victories
5 NCAA Tournament Appearances: 1978, 1979, 1986, 1992, 2001
Honored as Coach of the Year in 4 Different NCAA Division I Conferences:
1992 – East Coast Conference
1993 – Big South Conference
2000 – Northeast Conference
2008 – America East Conference
2000 – Inducted into Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame
2010 – Inducted into UMBC Athletics Hall of Fame
Coached 39 All-Region Players
Coached 6 NCAA Academic All-American
Coached 6 NCAA All-American
Coached 65 Different Players who had career batting averages of .300 and above
Coached 21 Players who went on to play professional baseball

Coach Jancuska received his Masters Degree from Indiana University in 1976 and his Bachelors Degree from the University of Delaware in 1975. He resides in Sykeville, Maryland with his wife Lee Ann.

Contact Information:
Phone: 443-821-4759

Neal Davis

Neal Davis Head ShotNeal Davis is a former professional baseball player with a passion for helping develop young players. Neal’s playing experience and success at all levels of the game will provide youth players with a special opportunity to enhance their skills.

High School
– Graduated from Catonsville High School in 2006
– Played three years of Varsity Baseball
– Compiled a 20-5 career record as a pitcher over three years
– Two-time First Team All-District and First Team All-Baltimore County selection
– Set school record for most strikeouts in a career (280)
– Set school single-season record for lowest ERA (0.44)
– Two-time Catonsville Times Athlete of the Year
– 2006 Louisville Slugger High School All-American
– 2006 Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year
– Drafted by the Orioles in June 2006

– Graduated from University of Virginia in 2010 with a degree in Finance
– Played in two ACC Championship games
– Won the 2009 ACC Championship
– Played in the 2009 College World Series
– Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 2010

Professional Career
– Played in the Gulf Coast League in Clearwater, Florida
– Won the 2010 Gulf Coast League Championship
– Retired from pro baseball in April 2011

Available days and times:
Saturday: 8am – 11am
Sunday: 9am – 11:30am
Available for occasional midweek sessions

Casey Medairy

Casey Medairy Head ShotCoaching
– Head Coach at Hammond High School (2013-Present)
– 3A East Regional Director of Maryland State HS Baseball (2014-Present)
– 17U Rawlings A’s Prospects Summer Team (2014-Present)
– Assistant Coach Atholton High School (2012)
– Advanced Baseball Development Instructor/Coach (2011-Present)

Playing Career
-University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2008-2011)
– Cap Ripken Sr. Collegiate Summer League Takoma (2010)
– Howard High School (2005-2007)
1st Team All-Howard County (2007)