Welcome back to our conversation here on the sports desk around the Alleghenies with Mt.Union baseball coach Nick Imperioli now. Nick, you were the head coach for a long time, and now you’ve kind of taken a different role with the program as it is right now.
You’re not the head coach anymore, so you don’t really have all that all that pressure. And I have to delegate all the authority. How is it different being not the head coach? Well, there are a couple of differences.
First of all, I basically I just I handle pitchers, work with the pitchers and wherever Tim wants me to to help him out. I’m a volunteer assistant. So, you know, you start practice at three o’clock. So a coach is always there long before that, and he’s there long afterwards.
Now, I picked my time. I go when I think we’re ready to do some batting and pitching. I leave early. I do help fix the field. And I don’t have all that field preparation. That’s another thing. Most high school coaches, they have to do something to get their fields right.