Bobby Cox
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Head Coach

Bobby Cox is OBU's all-time leader in coaching wins in all sports, having led the Bison baseball team to 1055 wins through 27 seasons at the OBU helm. Cox is the only coach to take a Bison baseball team to the NAIA World Series. He has accomplished the feat in 1989, 1996 and in 2011. The team also reached the NAIA Opening Round in 2012.

His teams have never had a losing season. He has coached 18 All-Americans and 14 major league draftees.

Cox, who was inducted into OBU's Hall of Fame in 1996 and the NAIA Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011, was named Sooner Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 1986, 1996 and 2011; District 9 Coach of the Year in 1986, 1989 and 1991; Area 3 Coach of the Year in 1989, Great Plain Region Coach of the Year (by the region and by the American Baseball Coaches Association) in 1996 and Region Coach of the Year in 2011.

As a player, Cox was an All-District performer for the Bison in 1979, leading his team with a .389 batting average while driving in a team-high 33 RBI in 34 games.

Cox and his wife, Lyn, have two sons, Bobby and Chris.

2013 Baseball Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Garret GallacherJRC5-11205San Diego, Calif.San Diego Mesa College
2Tyler MeltonFROF5-10180Anadarko, Okla.Wichita State
3Anthony AlmonteFRIF6-0185Santiago, D.R.Santo Nino Atocha
5Greg NelsonSRIF5-9175Midwest CityRose State
7Yael ColonSRIF5-11185Santiago, D.R.Ranger
8Les NorthcuttJRP6-3215Modesto, Calif.Modesto JC
10Mitch WarneSROF5-9180Sioux Falls, S.D.Iowa Western
12Johnathan ChristensenSRP6-1195Lake Havasu, Ariz.Cuesta
13Julian MerryweatherJRP6-3190Berkley, Calif.Skyline College
14Garrett RobertsJRIF5-11180Riverbank, Calif.Modesto JC
15Matt PageJRUT6-3210Redwood City, Calif.Skyline College
16Mason AnkeneyJRC6-0220Modesto, Calif.Modesto JC
18Jordan MoralesJRP6-3210Hatillo, P.R.Connors State
20Jeff JohnsonSRUtil5-11195San Ramon, Calif.Sonoma State
21Kenny WallSROF5-11155Paris, TexasParis HS
24Daniel HowellSRIF6-4235San Luis Obispo, Calif.Santa Barbara
25Brandon WillardJRP6-0225San Jose, Calif.West Valley College
26Eric FredrickSRP6-3220Tucson, Ariz.East Central
27Kyle WagnerJROF6-2185Modesto, Calif.Modesto JC
29Kyle DickersonJRP6-4190Carrollton, TexasTemple College
32Michael FisherSORHP6-3240Elk City, Okla.Elk City HS
33Richard LucasJRP6-2180Placentia, Calif.Fullerton College
34Brandon LaubhanJROF6-2190Las Vegas, Nev.Santa Barbara College
35Chris RogersSRP6-7205Parker, Colo.Cuesta
37Kevin HatchJROF6-2210Ben Lomond, Calif.Cabrillo CC
39Rafael Villar AbreuFRC/1B5-11180Santo Domingo, D.R.Liceo Jose Francisco Pena Gomez
40Jesus CarlosSRRHP6-2220Phoenix, Ariz.Eastern Arizona CC
Cliff Corniel - Assistant Coach
Bobby Cox - Head Coach
Chris Klimas - Associate Head Coach