About Jack LeggettFather. Coach. Teacher. Loyal Friend. ABCA HoF Inductee. 6x CWS Appearances.
Jack Leggett is currently the head coach of the Team USA 18U National Team. He also consults with and mentors many of the top baseball players, coaches, and programs in the country.
He served as the head coach of the Clemson Tigers from 1994 to 2015, making 6 trips to the College World Series. Throughout his storied career with the Tigers, Coach Leggett compiled a 955-480 record.
His career record as a head coach was 1,332–770 with 26 NCAA Tournament appearances.
He was named Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Coach of the year in 1994, 1995 and 2006. In 1994, his team won 57 games, a record for the second most single-season wins in ACC history.
Leggett served as head coach for five years at Vermont and nine years at Western Carolina before arriving at Clemson.
Leggett was inducted into the Western Carolina University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Vermont Principals Association Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2014, Leggett was inducted into the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Leggett was a member of the 2015 class of the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame.
The son of former University of Vermont swim coach Les Leggett, he grew up in South Burlington, Vermont and was a three-sport athlete at South Burlington High School, winning state titles in baseball and football. He attended the University of Maine where he earned all-conference honors in both football (defensive back, kicker) and baseball (infielder), captaining the Black Bears in 1976 when they advanced to the College World Series. In football, he holds the Maine record for longest field goal, a 52-yarder.