Battle Creek, MI – The Battle Creek Bombers have hired Brad Gschwind to be an Assistant Coach this 2012 season.
Gschwind joins the Bombers after an extensive baseball career. Gschwind hails from Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended Lakota West High School. As a senior Gscwind hit .544 with three home runs and 45 RBI and was named first team all state. Gschwind was also a member of the 2007 State Championship team, its first in school history. In addition to playing for his high school team, Gschwind played for the Midland Redskins of the 18 and under league. He aided the team to a Connie Mack World Series title with the Redskins.
After high school, Gschwind attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he was a four-year letter winner. During his time at Miami, Gschwind was a three-time Miami team defensive player of the year as an infielder. To end 2009 season, Gschwind amassed a career-long 19-game hitting streak, the longest hitting streak by a Red Hawk in 2009. In the 2010 collegiate season, Gschwind only registered four errors in 195 chances while playing 55 games. During the 2009 and 2010 summers, Gschwind was a member of the Cincinnati Steam of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League that won two tournament championships and one league championship.
This past summer was spent as an assistant coach in the Great Lakes League with the Cincinnati Steam. Gschwind is now currently an Assistant Coach with Miami University.
The Battle Creek Bombers are members of the prestigious Northwoods League that has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other summer collegiate baseball league in North America. The team is set to kick off their 6th season in Battle Creek on June 1st with a Fireworks display and 2011 Championship celebration. For tickets call (269) 962-0735 or visit BattleCreekBombers.com.