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Matt Henson

  Assistant Coach
  Alma Mater: UNC Asheville, '09
  E-mail: [email protected]
  Office Phone: 828-689-1573

Matt Henson enters his first year as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Mars Hill baseball program.  Henson comes over with Coach Rembert from UNC Asheville where he worked with infielders and hitters in 2012.  He helped lead Asheville to its second best regular season in school history.  He began his coaching career in 2011 with Young Harris College as they were making their way transition from a perennial national contender in junior college to Division II. 

Rembert stated, “Matt’s knowledge, energy, and passion for the game makes him a perfect fit for our baseball team.  I enjoyed coaching and learning from him last season at Asheville and believe he is one of the bright young coaches in our game.  There is a lot of excitement in our program right now and he will be an integral part of our success in the future.”

Matt, who is from Morgantown, Ga., started his collegiate ball at Young Harris College as an infielder where he was part of a team that won 102 games in 2 years.  He transferred to Asheville and played shortstop for the 2006 Big South Conference Champions.  That team made it to the Clemson Regional, the first and only Asheville team to do so.  After college he played one season professionally with the Yorktown-Saskatchewan Cardinals of the Western Major Baseball League. 

He graduated with a degree in history.  He currently resides in Asheville.