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#8 Corey Haines
Position: Volunteer Assistant
Alma Mater: Maryland (2011)
Experience: 1 Year

Corey Haines is entering his third season as an assistant coach at Maryland after being named to the coaching staff in January of 2013. Haines returned to the program after serving one year as an assistant coach at Shippensburg University in 2012.

While at Shippensburg, Haines coached the infielders and hitters and was in charge of the base running. During the 2012 season, Shippensburg finished with a 32- 21 record, a nine win improvement from the year before. The offensive production increased as well during the 2012 season, with increases in several offensive categories including a 22-point increase in slugging percentage (.370 to .392) as the Raiders had three position players earn All- PSAC East honors: Tyler Shover, Cody Kulp and Pat Kregeloh. Shippensburg wound up playing in the Division II World Series in 2013.

Prior to the 2012 season, Haines spent three years as a volunteer and student assistant coach with the Terps. Between 2009- 2011, Haines coaches two players that signed professional contracts, Alfredo Rodriguez and AJ Casario.

Haines served as the head coach of the Alexandria Aces in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League in the summers of 2011 and 2012, where he instructed some of the best amateur collegiate baseball players in the country. Haines also managed the East team in the 2012 CRCBL All-Star game and took Alexandria to its first playoff appearance in franchise history in 2012.

While at the helm of the Aces, two players signed professional contracts, right-handed pitcher Michael Boyden (31st round with Washington Nationals) and first baseman and outfielder Chris Sweeney (free agent contract with Kansas City Royals).

As a player, Haines spent two seasons as a second baseman with Cecil College, appearing in the regional championship in 2007 and winning the Maryland JUCO state title in 2008. He also played with Cecil American Legion, winning state legion championships in 2006 and 2007.

A native of Elkton, Md., Haines is a graduate of North East High School. He earned four varsity letters with the Indians, winning a Maryland 2A state championship in 2006.

Haines graduated from Maryland in 2011 with a degree in kinesiology.

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