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Brent Shelton
Assistant Coach

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Assistant Coach

Brent Shelton is currently in his fifth season under head coach Jeff Johnson at Chipola. Shelton serves as recruiting coordinator, coordinating administrative duties and works with the hitters and infielders.

Shelton has coached 35 position players, in his five years at Chipola that have played at four-year universities and ten position players that have signed professional baseball contracts.

Shelton moved into the collegiate coaching ranks in 2003 as an assistant at Chipola for one year. At Chipola, he was responsible for the administrative activities, worked with the hitters and coached first base. Shelton re-joined the Chipola staff during the 2006 season, where he helped the Indians to an appearance in the FCCAA State Tournament during that season.  Shelton also was an assistant on the Indians' 2007 and 2008 FCCAA State Championship and NJCAA National Championship Team during the 2007 season.

Upon graduation, Shelton entered the coaching profession as an assistant at P.K. Yonge Lab School in Gainesville, Fla. While working with one of the top high school baseball programs in Florida for one season, he coached 2 players that playing minor league baseball, Flint Wipke (Angels), and Ryne Malone (Cubs). He then moved back home to Liberty County High School in Bristol, Fla., where he spent a year as an assistant in baseball and football.  During the 2004-05 seasons, Shelton served as the head baseball coach at Sneads HS in Sneads, FL, compiling a 25-24 record during two seasons and taking the Pirates to their 3rd state tournament appearance in the school’s history.

Shelton also spent nine summers as a head coach of SWAT and the Panhandle Indians where he has coached 29 college players and one player who signed a professional contract:



Born: Brent Deason Shelton, Jan. 20, 1979 in Tallahassee, FL.
HS Education: Liberty County High School
College Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences from the University of Florida.
Coaching Career: Assistant P.K. Yonge Lab School, Gainesville, FL, 2001; assistant Liberty County HS, Bristol, Fla., 2002; assistant Chipola College, 2003; head coach Sneads HS 2004-05; assistant Chipola College 2006-present