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
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:
THE BRENT SHELTON FILE
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