Kyle Stotzer Named Malvern Head Baseball Coach
(Malvern, OH, July 2022) Pending Brown Local Board of Education approval, Kyle Stotzer will be named the next Head Varsity Baseball Coach of Malvern High School. Coach Stotzer is a 2021 Kent State University graduate and is employed as a Malvern Elementary School teacher. Kyle served as the Malvern High School Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach during the 2022 season. Coach Stotzer earned five varsity letters as a player at Kent State University- Tuscarawas, where he played middle infield, earned 2020 USCAA All-American Honors and was named team captain for three seasons. Kyle was also a standout player at Tusky Valley High School, graduating in 2016. Coach Stotzer also has experience as a baseball umpire and has been a middle school basketball coach for both Malvern and Tusky Valley.
“I am looking forward to improving our program and building on the success we experienced under Coach Tucci,” said Stotzer. “We have a great core of players returning for this season. I can’t wait to get to work and help build a strong baseball-winning tradition here at Malvern. I am very thankful for this opportunity.”
Coach Dennis Tucci had led the Hornets Baseball Program for 17 years over five different stretches as head coach. This past season Coach Tucci led the Hornets to a very successful 13-11 record and an appearance in the OHSAA Sectional Championship Game. “I am very excited to hand the program over to Coach Stotzer,” stated Coach Tucci. “He loves the game of baseball, is very organized, and shows strong leadership. I am very proud of where our program is at. We have improved our facilities and now have a winning culture. Kyle is going to continue to grow and build Hornet Baseball.”