• 127 players have moved through the HCC baseball program
  • 118 players moved on to complete a 4-year degree
  • 114 student-athletes moved on to play baseball at 4-year programs
  • 80 joined NCAA Division-1 programs
  • 13 went on to play professional baseball
  • 8 former Hawks still actively play professional baseball today
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Future Hawks

2016 HCC Commits

  • Will Bertolino, Edmond (OK)
  • Ryan Davila, Warren Township HS (IL)
  • Jackson Bronke, Normal Community HS (IL)
  • Jimmy Jeffries, Providence Catholic (IL)
  • Carson Bartels, Nazareth Academy (IL)
  • Addison Fugit, Normal Community HS (IL)
  • Brandon Bossard, Nazareth Academy (IL)
  • Alex Jackson, Mahomet Seymour (IL)
  • Jake Smith, Aurora Central Catholic (IL)
  • Evan Snyder, Ottawa Marquette (IL)
  • Arthur Sells, West Des Moines Valley HS (IA)
  • Mitchell Fowler, Pendleton Heights HS (IN)
  • Kam Fezekas, Lyons Township HS (IL)
  • Dylan Gilbert, St. Ignatius HS (IL)
  • Bryce Meyer, Limestone HS (IL)
  • Devin Wessels, East Moline HS (IL)
  • Max Franklin, St. Rita HS (IL)
  • Connor Kimple, Marquette University HS (WI)

Athletes Moving On

  • Matt Miller, RHP, Dallas Baptist U
  • Pat Martin, LHP, Auburn U
  • Matt Byars, C, Michigan State U
  • Tanner Hudson, 3B, U of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Derek Bangert, 1B, Bradley University
  • Keith Mahler, RHP, Cumberland U (TN)
  • Brian Schiemann, RHP, Ohio U
  • Colin Nowak, RHP, U of Southern Indiana
  • John Kaimakis, OF/1B, U of Southern Indiana
  • Reggie Johnson, RHP, Alcorn State U
  • Brennan Hammer, OF, Creighton U
  • Liam Teevens, OF, Lawrence Technological U
  • Aaron Cook, IF, Rockford College

Contact Us

Nate Metzger

Director of Athletics, Head Coach
Phone: 309-268-8418

Justin Hauer

Pitching Coach
Phone: 309-230-6456

Greg Mote

Assistant Coach
Phone: 309-261-5765

Jim Collins

Assistant Coach
Phone: 309-530-2880

Ryan Knox

Assistant Coach
Phone: 309-268-8189

Josh Kauten

Assistant Coach
Phone: 309-268-8416

Nick Magnifico

Assistant Coach

Luke Mottashed

Assistant Coach

Tyler Mulford

Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: 309-287-4315

Dr. John Zozzaro

Team Chiropractic and Rehab Specialist
Phone: 309-862-2225