Assistant Coaches

Assistant Coach Garrett Copeland

  • Native of Knoxville, TN
  • Played for Coach Buckner at Bearden HS
  • Played College Baseball at Lincoln Memorial University
  • Graduate of University of Tennessee

Assistant Coach Mark Newby 

  •  Originally from Martin, TN
  • Played collegiate baseball at:
    • Freed-Hardeman University
    • University of Tennessee at Martin
  • Graduated from University of Tennessee at Martin
  • Married to Carla with two children: Alex and Jordan

Assistant Coach Chris Goodrich

  • Two-sport athlete at Farragut HS (’98-’00)
  • Played for Coach Buckner in 2000
  • Head Coach of Tennessee Nationals travel ball organization
  • Graduate of Tennessee Technological University
  • Married to Julie with two children – Collier and Emerson


Assistant Coach Daniel Sharp

  • From Johnson City Tennessee
  • Graduate of Science Hill High School
  • Played Baseball at Carson-Newman University
  • Bachelors and Master Degrees from Carson-Newman University
  • Played Professional Baseball for Trinidad Triggers
  • Coached Collegiatley at Carson-Newman University and Blackburn College