C35 Baseball promoted Ricky Young to General Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for the day to day operations of C35 Baseball.
Coach Young has experienced success as a player and as a coach. He played at Hallsboro High school, winning a state championship in 1987 and the state runner up in 1988. He also won a state championship with Whiteville Post 137 American Legion in 1989. He went on to play collegiately at Methodist College and was a member of the 1991 team that placed third in the Division III College World Series.
He began his coaching career as the Head Coach of the Fair Bluff American Legion team in 1996 and became the Head Coach of West Columbus High School in the 1999 season. The Vikings set the school record for wins in 2006 with 28 and finished runner up that year in the state championship series. He became the head coach at Richmond Senior HS in the 2010 season and stayed there until the 2019 season. The Raiders won 28 games in a row in the 2013 season on their way to a school-record 28-3 finish. The next season the Raiders finished runner up in the 2014 state championship series. Coach Young finished his high school career with 21 years as a head coach and 388 career wins. He won 11 ‘Coach of the Year’ awards and 10 conference championships.