Jimmy Summers

High School

St. Thomas Aquinas - All conference; All Northeast Ohio


Malone College 1992-1993; Played on nationally ranked NAIA team


Played professional baseball in Australia, Netherlands and Croatia from 1995 - 2007. Playing awards include;

Croatia - Best pitcher Croatian National league (5 times), Best Pitcher of Croatian finals (7 times), MVP Croatian finals (3 times), MVP Croatian Cup (6 times), Best pitcher Europa Cupwinners Cup, Best win-loss percentage Europa C.E.B Cup

Australia - Best E.R.A.South Australian Baseball league, all star team, MVP of Grand finals, 2001.

Here is a current photo of Jimmy Summers


Coached from 2001-2007 in Australia, Netherlands, Croatia and Columbus, Ohio. Various duties include head baseball coach, head instructor, pitching coach, youth talent coach and player/coach. Won three consecutive Dutch National Titles from 2004-2006. Ran several youth and professional teams including clinics, daily training and individual instruction.

Currently the head coach of the Croatian National team. He led the team to victory in the B-level qualifying tournament in 2015 and will be coaching the team in the European Championships in 2016 which is a qualifier for the World Baseball Classic. Click here to read more.

Croatia wins B Level European Championship in Karlovac