Reece Honeycutt- Head Coach
Coach Honeycutt will enter his second season as the head baseball coach at RCC in 2017. The team finshed with a record of 20-26 in his first year at the helm. Honeycutt will be handling the Pitching staff this year for the Rockingham Eagles. Coach Honeycutt's coaching career began in 2008 as he progressed from Assistant Junior Varsity Coach to Head Jr. Varsity Coach and then Assistant Varsity Coach for South Iredell High School in Statesville, NC (2011-2013). His high school involvement with American Legion led him to coach a Junior Legion Team for two years. Reece was hired as an Assistant Coach for the Mooresville Spinners Collegiate Baseball Team in Mooresville NC. The team won 2014 CVCL Championship and was ranked 20th in the Country in June 2015.
Coach Honeycutt was named the Head Coach for the Mooresville Spinners for the summer of 2016. The team finished with a 37-13. They won the Regular Season championship for the first time in Spinners history. They were also ranked as high as 33rd in the nation for most of the summer. Coach Honeycutt has been involved with the Spinners for the past three years and plans to continue his success with the Mooresville Spinners.
Honeycutt's playing career was cut short due to arm injury. Honeycutt was a 4 year starter at South Iredell High School. He was named All Conference and All Iredell County Utility Player Sophomore and Junior year. He was also named 2nd Team All-Region his Junior season. He was Team Captain 3 of 4 years.
Coach Honeycutt is excited to build off of what they were able to do last year as a team. We have 5 returning starters and a good incoming Freshmen class coming in for this upcoming season and good chance of being very competitive this season.
Sam Catron- Assistant Coach
Sam Catron joined the Rockingham Community College baseball staff in the fall of 2016. His primary duties for RCC will be overseeing the Eagles position players on defense and offense. After serving as a memeber of the Greensboro College coaching staff in 2010-2011, Coach Catron spent the 2012 season at Hampden-Sydney College before returning to Greensboro College for 2013-2015 seasons. He got his start in 2009 coaching the Winchester Royals of the Shenandoah Valley Baseball League.
A native of Keysville Va., Catron attended Ferrum College and became a member of the Panthers coaching staff in 2010 after the three-year playing career. While attending Ferrum College, Catron was a member of the 2007 USA South Championship team.
In addition to baseball, he also played football and ran cross country for the Panthers and was the President of the Student Government Association. He earned his Bacholor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Sports Management and completed a Master's Degree in Sports Management from Georgia Southern University.
Coach Catron and his wife, Molly, reside in Greensboro NC, with their son Hatchet.