|Phone Number:||(814) 641-3162|
|At Juniata:||13-24 (2nd Season)|
Jesse Leonard, a 2006 Juniata graduate, holds one year at the
helm of the Juniata baseball program under his belt as he begins
his second year as head coach.
Prior to taking the coaching position at Juniata a year ago, Leonard was named as Juniata College's director of public safety and served as a year-long baseball assistant coach the year during the 2007 season.
Leonard previously served as a first year area coordinator at
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where he was responsible
for managing five first year student residence halls housing nearly
Leonard, a two-sport athlete during his time as an Eagle, earned spots in the Juniata record books in both baseball and football. The two-time All-Middle Atlantic Conference selection in football, is currently ranked ninth in single season punting average with 38.0. In the baseball record books, Leonard's name can be found ranked in the top 15 for career at bats with 438, single season doubles with 11, and single season hits with 50.
During his senior baseball campaign, Leonard helped guide the Eagles to a 30-win season, the most wins in Juniata baseball history. Leonard was also a member on the 2004 Commonwealth Championship team, which earned the Eagles an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III tournament.
After earning his bachelor's in business and information technology, Leonard continued his education at University of Akron where he earned his master's in higher education administration.
Leonard resides in Huntingdon with his wife, Lauren Gates, a 2007 Juniata graduate.