FULL INTERVIEW: Iowa Western Head Coach and NJCAA Baseball Coaches Association Coaches Hall of Famer Marc Rardin

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KREX’s Mike Kretz had the chance to speak with Iowa Western’s Head Coach, Marc Rardin about the state of baseball ahead of what should be the start of the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. Coach Rardin, who has coached the Reivers to 12 JUCO appearances and played in two, has been through it all; from missing it all together, losing back-to-back games early, to winning the championship three times.

Topics of Discussion:

  • How he and his team are dealing with the COVID-cancellations (0:00-1:30)
  • What rostering a team is like / How he feels about being a parent of a JUCO athlete (1:31-4:25)
  • The log-jam losing this season will cause for players (4:26-5:47)
  • What it’s like not getting to be a part of the game right now (5:49-6:45)
  • Missing JUCO World Series/ Future of Series (6:48-8:55)
  • JUCO stories and memories (9:00-14:10)
  • Coach’s message to Grand Junction (14:13-15:36)

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