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Steve BazarnicSteve Bazarnic, Head Baseball Coach
301-784-5264
Bazarnic is the only head coach the baseball program has ever had, winning over 1400 wins. Bazarnic has been inducted into three separate Hall of Fames: MD Baseball Coaches HOF - 1991, NJCAA Baseball Coaches HOF- 1996, and Region XX Baseball Coaches HOF - 2000. Prior to the move to Division II in 2002 Bazarnic lead his team to 7 North East District Championships, and 7 Trips to the Division I Junior College World Series(1984, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997) in Grand Junction, Colorado. After the move, the Trojans have won two District III Championships, and have made two trips to the Division II Junior College World Series in Millington, Tennessee in 2006 and Enid, Oklahoma in 2009. Additionally, in his 42 seasons at the helm of the baseball program Bazarnic has produced 53 draft picks or free agent signees including 6 players who have spent time in the MLB (John Kruk, Stan Belinda, Steve Kline, Scott Sebol, Joe Beimel, and Scott Patterson). Bazarnic played short stop and third base for his alma mater Nittany Lions from 1964 - 1967 being named team MVP in '67. Bazarnic and his wife Cathy live in rural Cumberland. They have one daughter, Christie. Penn State University: BS - Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1967, MS - Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 1970.
Mike BittnerMike Bittner, Head Softball Coach
301-707-1186
Mike is a graduate of Allegany College of Maryland, and a Coach at Fort Hill for 14 years. His coaching experience includes: 14 yrs boys basketball coach ( 2 Region Championships, 2 Final Fours), 9yrs girls softball coach ( 2 Area championships, 2 Region championships, 1state championships), 4yrs Women's Assistant Coach at Allegany College of Maryland ( 1 Region xx championships, 1 NJCAA National Tournament), and he has had 8 girls go on to play college softball.
Image coming soonCourtney Crislip, Head Women's Basketball Coach
301-337-5089
Courtney Crislip has been named the head coach for the Lady Trojans Women's Basketball team for 2017. Courtney has assisted for the lady Trojans for the past 7 years, she considers herself a part of ACM's athletic family for much longer. As a graduate of Seneca Valley High School in Germantown, Maryland, Coach Crislip brings years of experience to the team; being involved in camps, recreational leagues, 4 years high school basketball and 2 years at ACM, as well. After attending Allegany College from 2006-2008, Coach Crislip graduated with her associate's degree in General Studies then transferred to Frostburg State University. During her two years as a Trojan, she was a part of two memorable teams. One of those teams winning the Maryland JUCO tournament and reaching the Region XX championship game. The 2007-2008 team was ranked, both in offense and defense nationally; Number 1 in defense & had only 2 losses on the season. After graduating from ACM, Coach Crislip went on to study at Frostburg State University where she graduated in 2011 with her Bachelor's of Science in Health and Physical Education. During her first year assisting, the Lady Trojans were led under Coach Garrett Sherman and the team was invited to the National Junior College Tournament; earning 6th overall. Courtney has since received her Master's in Educational Administration from Frostburg State University. 
Josh LeibfreidJosh Leibfreid, Head Golf Coach
301-784-5274
Joshua Leibfreid began Allegany College of Maryland's Professional Golf Management program in 2007. Since then, he's seen the program grow from a one-year certificate program to a two-year degree as part of the Hospitality Management Program. Over Joshua's career, he's been involved with various aspects of the golf industry, from a position as General Manager of the Bedford Springs in Bedford, Pennsylvania (2005 - 2006) to playing professionally the NGA Hooters Tour in Florida (2004-2007). Joshua has also competed in various Nationwide Tour events. As the ACM Head Golf Coach, Joshua has guided the team to an appearance at the NJCAA National Championship in 2013, as well as individual golf player appearances to the NJCAA National Championship in 2010, 2011, and 2015. Joshua also earned Maryland JUCO Coach of the Year in 2013. When he's not at ACM, Joshua enjoys spending time with his wife Stephanie and three children daughters, Emslee (4) and Garrity (newborn), and son Finnley (3). Joshua still enjoys playing competitively in the summer months. He also serves on the board of directors at the Bedford Elks Country Club and the Bedford Joint Municipal Authority.
Image coming soonMegan Oliver, Head Volleyball Coach
240-727-1211
Coach Oliver takes over the head coach position for the lady Trojan's volleyball program for 2017.
Tommie ReamsTommie Reams, Head Men's Basketball Coach
301-784-5267
Coach Reams took the helm of the Men's Basketball Program in 2013 and is just the 3rd head coach of the Trojans in the past 44 seasons. Coach Reams attended Allegany College of Maryland from 2008 to 2010 where he graduated with an Associate's Degree in Science and was a member of the baseball team and awarded the school's Student Athlete of the Year Award in the spring of 2010. Reams' Trojans teams amassed 89 - 27 record and finished 6th in the NJCAA World Series in 2009. After his time at Allegany Coach Reams attended Frostburg State University; while at FSU he started his coaching career at Allegany when he became an Assistant Baseball Coach to Steve Bazarnic and an Assistant Basketball Coach to Mike Baker. Reams graduated from Frostburg State in the fall of 2013 and was hired as an Instructor of Physical Education and Head Men's Basketball Coach. Reams received his Master's Degree in Physical Education, Coaching Specialization at Ball State in 2015.
Justin TaylorJustin Taylor, Head Cross Country Coach
301-784-5265
Justin is the first coach to take the reins of the ACM Cross Country Coach and is the founder and coach of the Antelope Youth Running Club for kids in grades K-8. In fall of 2014 he started with three kids on the team; that spring the team started Spring Track with 20 kids and reached 55 by the end of the season. The number of kids he has participating in his club for the 2016 Spring Track season is over 80 runners. Justin has connections within the local 'running world' and in the surrounding areas including Pennsylvania, which has a very strong Cross Country pedigree. Justin has coached individuals at the high school level and was an assistant coach at Lehigh University for a year, which is a Division I cross country team. He has also acted in a recruiting capacity for Lehigh while living in Georgia and Maryland. Justin and Steve are more than willing to meet and discuss more details.
Rob TaylorRob Taylor, Head Men's Soccer Coach
540-539-2320
Coach Rob Taylor has been appointed to the Head Coach position for the Men's Soccer program starting Fall of 2017. Taylor attended Shenandoah University and graduated with a B.A. in Sport Management and Minors in Business and Outdoor Education. In high school, Taylor started four years of varsity soccer and three years of varsity lacrosse at Northern Virginia's Notre Dame Academy. While at Notre Dame, Taylor was on multiple conference championship teams, as well as winning a state title for men's lacrosse. "I have been fortunate enough to have tremendous coaching throughout my athletic career at Shenandoah and Notre Dame," said Taylor, "most notably, the direction given to me by a former English Premier League coach."