YARDBIRDS

Portsmouth Yardbirds Baseball Club

Head Coach: Jared Franklin

Jared Franklin joined the Lake Erie College Storm coaching staff in the fall of 2016 after several years of coaching experience.

Before joining the Storm, Franklin served as the Head Coach of the Madisonville Miners in Kentucky, a college summer league team.  Franklin led the Miners to their highest win total in franchise history (26) in 2016.  While in Kentucky, Franklin also served as the Head Coach at Webster County High School, as well as a regional scout for the Texas Rangers.

Franklin has coached at several colleges as an Assistant Coach in his career, including Defiance College, Southeastern Illinois College, Texas A&M International University and Ohio Wesleyan University. He has also coached at IMG Baseball Academy and served as the Head Coach of the Cheyenne Grizzlies, a college summer league team.

Coach Franklin is entering his first season as Head Coach of the Portsmouth Yardbirds Baseball Club.

Collegiate Summer Wood Bat Baseball League – founded 1946