About two-and-a-half years after he resigned from his post as head baseball coach at Mississippi State, Andy Cannizaro is reportedly in the running to lead a college baseball program again.
D1Baseball’s Kendall Rogers reported on Tuesday night that Cannizaro has interviewed to be the next head coach at Eastern Kentucky University.
Eastern Kentucky has been in the market for a new leader ever since Edwin Thompson resigned as the school’s head coach earlier this month. Thompson left to take over the baseball program at Georgetown University. Now, Cannizaro is apparently at least a candidate to fill Thompson’s shoes.
Cannizaro is of course best known for his tenure as head coach at Mississippi State. He came to the Bulldogs when John Cohen was elevated to MSU athletic director late in 2016. Cannizaro was Cohen’s first hire.
Things originally went well for Cannizaro. Despite coaching a team that had a pitching staff