|Title:||Head Baseball Coach|
Head Coach Paul Henry brings a “player’s coach” mentality and a resume of NCAA tournament experience into his second year at the helm of the Maryville College baseball program, hoping to guide the Scots to their first national postseason action since 1977.
His two years as an assistant at Penn State-Behrend, a year assisting the Scots’ program, and a season at the helm have prepared him well to take over his this historic program. As a head coach, his oversight of the well-being of the program is tantamount. However, his day-to-day role will include an emphasis on the offensive skills of the team, as well as the development of the position players. His recent playing experience allows him to relate to the student-athletes on and off the field, and to understand what they’re going through.
In just four seasons between Behrend and Maryville, Henry has put together a Who’s Who list of award recipients.
Players under Henry’s tutelage have earned, one ABCA All American honor, one D3Baseball All-American honoree, one ABCA regional Gold Glove winner, three all-region selections, 17 all-conference selections, and 16 conference all-academic distinctions.
Prior to joining the Maryville staff, Coach Henry spent the previous two years as the assistant coach at Penn-State Behrend. Along with Coach Paul Benim, the Behrend Lions reached three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. Paul worked primarily with the team’s catchers and the offense. During his time at Behrend, the team led the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference in many stats including: batting average (’09), on-base percentage (’09 and ’10), triples (’09), and runs, hits, RBI’s, walks, and stolen bases all during the 2010 campaign. Additionally, Coach Henry helped develop five first team and nine second team all-conference players as well as a conference pitcher of the year, two conference players of the year and a d3baseball.com first team all-American. While at Behrend, Paul earned a Masters degree in Business Administration.
As he does at Maryville, Coach Henry weighed heavily in the recruiting process at Behrend. During his time Paul helped recruit and train 20 student-athletes that made AMCC academic all-conference including one CoSida ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First-Team selection.
Before his coaching days, Paul was a four-year letter winner at Penn-State Behrend. During his time on the field the Behrend Lions compiled the best record in school history at 116-58-1. Paul worked behind the dish and in the role of designated hitter. In 107 games played he fielded at a .988 clip behind the plate. Paul was a four year member of the academic all-conference team. In each of Henry’s five seasons with the Lions, the program advanced to the AMCC Conference tournament. His team’s played for a pair of league titles and made two appearances in the ECAC Southern Region tournament. As a senior in 2008, he led the program to a 34-12 mark and led the Lions to their first-ever MCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional. Paul received his B.S. in Biology from Behrend in 2008 and minored in Chemistry.
The Paul Henry File
2012-2013 17-23 (10-14 USA South)
Career (2) 35-43 (10-14 USA South)