Coaches

Head Coach: Bob Wease

The 2014 season marks coach  Bob Wease’s 24th year as President and General Manager of the Turks  and his 13th as Head Coach. Over that span, Wease has compiled a record of 336-203 and a winning percentage of .623. The 2013 Turks finished with a 32-12 season record, finishing the regular season #7 in summer league rankings by PerfectGame.  The 2012 squad finished second in the Southern Division, but managed to win the Valley Baseball League Championship with a 34-18 record, placing  them 8th among all summer leagues teams across the nation. In 2011, the Turks won the VBL pennant with a 32-12 record, placing them 4th the country as ranked by PerfectGame. His tenure has seen the beginnings of several top 5 MLB prospects with dozens of alumni landing in Major League and Minor League baseball.

Wease played collegiate baseball and football at Shenandoah University before transferring to James Madison University where he played baseball under the legendary coach Brad Babcock.  His baseball career also included playing in the U.S. Army, the local Rockingham County League and played 10 years in the Valley Baseball League.

Wease  was inducted into the Rockingham County Baseball League Hall of Fame, Class of 2013.  As the youngest player ever in the RCBL at 13, Wease played for the Linville Patriots in 1956 until his age 16 season.  Wease then began his 10 year VBL career in 1960.  He then returned back to the RCBL and played from 1971-1995 for numerous teams; Twin County, Grottoes, Linville, and Harrisonburg.  He also managed the Linville Patriots and the Harrisonburg Chics, winning several championships.

 

Associate Head Coach to be announced

 

 

Pitching Coach to be announced

 


Bench Coach Mark Klosinski

Bench Coach Mark Klosinski is in his 8th year with the Turks organization. He lives in Harrisonburg and is employed by Rockingham County Schools. He enjoys and appreciates the chance to work with the young ballplayers who play for the Turks and who continue challenging him to keep up with them!