Assistant Baseball Coach
Sean Bendel begins his 17th season as assistant baseball coach at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology this fall.
Bendel served as an assistant coach at Metropolitan State College for three years and received a bachelor's degree in human performance, sport, and leisure in 1997.
The Engineers have compiled a record of 424-253-1 in the 16 seasons that Bendel has served as assistant coach. Team accomplishments include a school record 36 wins in 2004; trips to the NCAA Division III Baseball Tournament in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2014; the deepest NCAA Tournament run in school history in 2014; Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament titles in 2009, 2010 and 2014; an HCAC regular season championship in 2012; and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Eastern Division Championships in 1999, 2003, 2004 and 2006.
He also served as an assistant football and baseball coach at Northglenn High School in Colorado from 1996-98 and has been involved in coaching at various levels for nearly 25 years.
Bendel and his wife Kathleen relocated to Terre Haute in 1998. Bendel earned a master's degree in physical education and coaching at Indiana State in December 1999.