Coaching Staff

Derek Wolfe

Third Base Coach

Derek Wolfe joins the Gary SouthShore RailCats for his first season in 2018 as an assistant coach. Wolfe also currently operates his own business, Wolfe’s PATH, a mentor and training program for athletes.

Wolfe was previously an assistant baseball coach for seven seasons at the University of Central Florida, the head baseball coach for four seasons at Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tenn., and the head baseball coach for the Winter Park Angels and Diamond Dawgs of the Florida Collegiate Summer League and the middle school dean of students/head varsity baseball coach for five seasons at Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park, Fla.

Wolfe also had 18 players sign professional MLB contracts as an assistant coach at UCF. Wolfe was named the FCSL Coach of the Year in 2005 and guided the Winter Park Angels to a FCSL Championship in 2014. As an assistant at UCF, Wolfe served in various coaching positions including, assistant recruiting coordinator, hitting coach, third base coach and outfielders coach. At Trinity Prep, Wolfe won two District Championships, named the Coach of the Year by his peers in 2012, had 22 players commit to Division I programs and one drafted by an MLB team, and co-authored the book Coaching Revolution - A Philosophy and Game Plan.

 

 

About the Railcats

A day at U.S. Steel Yard is non-stop fun, and that's even without the baseball! The RailCats promise a wide array of laugh-out-loud between inning entertainment, great giveaways, jaw-dropping fireworks and a family-first, kid-friendly atmosphere! RailCats fans come in all ages, shapes, and sizes, and the RailCats promise every fan will have fun. 

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U.S. Steel Yard
One Stadium Plaza
Gary, IN 46402
219.882.2255