Steve Dintaman became the 7th Head Coach in Tartan-Pride history in August of 2007. Dintaman will enter his 5th season as Head Coach of the Tartan Pride this spring.
In 2011, Dintaman led the Pride to their 3rd straight OCCAC Conference Championship and 6th consectutive Regional appearance. His team finished with a 34-15 record and finished 5th in the regional. After the season, Dintaman was awarded his 4th OCCAC Coach of the Year Award. In his four seasons as Head Coach, Dintaman's teams have averaged 34 wins a season and he?s sent over fourty players on to four years schools such as: University of Cincinnati, Wright State University, University of Dayton, West Virginia University and many more outstanding programs. Also in two years, Dintaman has coached twenty OCCAC All-Conference players, three All-Region XII Tournament selections, five All-Region XII players, four NJCAA Academic All-Americans and one NJCAA All-American.
Before his tenure as Head Coach began, Dintaman served as an Assistant Coach for Mike Goldschmidt for three seasons. During those years he helped guide the Pride to a 125-41 record and served as the teams Recruiting Coordinator.
Dintaman graduated from Sinclair in 2004 and went on to receive his Bachelor?s Degree from the University of Dayton in 2006. At Sinclair, Dintaman was an OCCAC All-Conference Selection in the 2004 season.
Besides coaching at Sinclair, Dintaman is very active in the Dayton community. List of activities include: Patterson Park?s Fall Baseball League, Cincinnati Reds Community Fund Baseball Camp, Hal McCoy?s Building Bridges Baseball Camp and team blood donations at the Community Blood Center.
Dintaman is the son of John & Stacy and has two siblings Michael (25) & Jackie (21). He resides in Kettering, Ohio.
Contact Coach Steve Dintaman at email@example.com
Tom Bell begins his 9th season as an Assistant Coach at Sinclair. Under Bell, the Pride have never posted a team batting average below .310 and have set numerous records. A Fairmont East graduate, Bell went on to play college baseball at Old Dominion. After college, Bell coached in some of the premier collegiate summer leagues in the country including the Cape Cod League. Bell is Sinclair's Hitting Coach and works with the infielders.
Tom and his wife Kelly reside in Kettering and they have one son, Tommy.
Rick Castle enters his third season as Pitching Coach for the Tartan Pride. Rick has been coaching summer baseball for over 20 years and has spent the majority of that time with the Dayton Classics Organization. Both of his sons have played at Sinclair & his son Cody is currently the pitching coach at Marietta College (2011 DIII National Champions.)
Rick and his wife Kim reside in Dayton.
Mike Parr will begin his third season coaching for the Tartan Pride. In the previous two, Parr was an Assistant Coach and assisted with pitching. This year he will take over a new role for the Pride due to his new job outside of Sinclair. In the summer Parr has worked with numerous Patterson Park program and most recently the Dayton Dirtbags.
Mike played at Sinclair from 2003-2005 and holds the record for the most conference saves in one day (2).
At Sinclair, Parr work with our recruiting site and assist with our fundraising.