Daniel Head was named the Athletic Director for the Coastal Alabama Community College athletic department on October 1, 2020, which is comprised of NJCAA memberships on the Bay Minette, Brewton, and Monroeville campus. Head transitioned into the role having served as the Director of Athletics at the Coastal Alabama Community College campus in Monroeville, Ala. since 2011 and the Head Baseball Coach since 2008.
Head’s background with each community of the three athletic departments will be beneficial in helping to provide a strong level of leadership for the Eagles (Monroeville), Sun Chiefs (Bay Minette), and Warhawks (Brewton). In addition to his work experience with the Eagles, Head grew up and has lived and worked in the Sun Chief service area and is a former Warhawk student-athlete and assistant baseball coach.
In addition to his role as the Coastal Alabama Community College Athletic Director, Head serves as the ACCC (Alabama Community College Conference) Men’s Assistant Region Director and is the chair of the ACCC Baseball Coaches committee and ACCC Hall of Fame committee. He also serves on the NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division 1 Baseball Committee, Division 1 Men’s Tennis Committee, and the NJCAA Competitive Cheerleading Committee.
Prior to becoming head coach, Head spent two years as an assistant coach for the Eagles and helped recruit back-to-back, nationally ranked teams. Head was awarded Assistant Coach of the Year by the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association for the 2005-2006 season.
Before arriving at the then-Alabama Southern Community College, Head spent one year as an assistant coach at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville, Fla. and one year as an assistant coach at the then-Jefferson Davis Community College in Brewton, Ala.
Head is a graduate of Satsuma High School in Satsuma, Ala. After high school, he attended Jefferson Davis Community College where he was a part of the 1998 NJCAA National Championship team.
Head transferred to the University of South Alabama after two seasons at Jeff Davis, where he lettered two years and was an All-Conference pitcher for the Jaguars. After his college career, Head signed a professional contract with the Seattle Mariners organization and played four years of professional baseball, peaking at the Triple-A level.
Head and his wife Brooke have three children, Parker, Sophie, and Daxton.