Jimmy RedovianAssistant Coach
Jimmy Redovian joined the Florida Southern staff in the fall of 2016 following a four-year collegiate baseball career that began at Wake Forest University ended at the University of West Florida where he received his bachelor's degree in sports management. Redovian help lead West Florida to the 2016 NCAA Division II South Regional in Tampa, FL, batting .312 with three homers and 27 RBI as the team's primary designated hitter. During the 2016 NCAA postseason, Redovian batted .407 with six runs batted in and a team-best .448 on-base percentage. In two seasons with the Argonauts, Redovian played in 93 games with 89 games at third base, shortstop, and as the DH, and compiled a .282 batting average with four home runs, 46 runs batted in and a .380 on-base percentage.
Prior to joining West Florida’s baseball program, Jimmy played two years in the ACC for Wake Forest University and showed his versatility as a defender having started 25 games with a combined 40 appearances at second base, shortstop and third base. As a Demon Deacon he had two home runs and 10 RBI’s over his two seasons.
Redovian, a native of Franklin, Tenn., attended high school at Battle Ground Academy from 2009-2012, where he played for highly-acclaimed head coach, Brad Myers, and was both an all-region baseball and football player. In 2012, he was named to the All Mid-State team after helping lead BGA to the school’s first ever baseball state championship. Redovian signed with Wake Forest while a junior in high school. He also played summer baseball with the acclaimed Middle TN Outlaws, returning as an assistant coach for the 16U team during the summers of 2015 and 2016.