Phillips Named Varsity Baseball Coach

Phillips Named Varsity Baseball Coach
Posted on 02/01/2022
Coach Michael Phillips and his staff will take the lead of Greenon Knights Baseball this spring season.Coach Michael Phillips and his staff will take the lead of Greenon Knights Baseball this spring season.

Pending Board of Education approval on February 17, Michael Phillips will take the reins as Varsity Head Coach and Mike Sheets will serve as Varsity Assistant, while Samuel McKenzie will lead the JV squad. Greenon is very excited to bring a combination of talents and experiences to the baseball program.

A Greenon Schools resident, Coach Michael Phillips is happily married with four children. Coach Phillips graduated from Fairborn High School where he played baseball and for the past 9 years he has been involved in coaching and mentoring kids within the youth baseball and football programs both at Fairborn and most recently at Greenon.

Coach Mike Sheets brings a wealth of experience to the coaching staff and works as an attorney in the Dayton area. Coach Sheets recently retired as Varsity Head Coach of Carroll High School. While at Carroll, Coach Sheets led a very successful program for 25 years as Varsity Head Coach. His experience spans three decades, and he has been admitted to the Greater Dayton Baseball Hall of Fame, and will soon be inducted into the Miami Valley Baseball Hall of Fame.

Samuel “Coach Mack” McKenzie is also happily married with four children. Coach McKenzie was born and raised in Laurinburg, NC. After graduating high school, he joined the United States Air Force and served the country for 21 years. After moving to Enon in 2014, he began coaching with Enon Little League. He has served the Enon Little League board as the Umpire Coordinator and as a specialized trainer for pitchers and catchers. Coach McKenzie has also served as an assistant football coach at Greenon the past two years.

The coaching staff will soon be reaching out to families and prospective baseball players for an informational pre-season meeting.
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