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 bagging 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.