Bruce Peddie is in his second season at ULM and is entering his first full season as head coach.
Peddie was named the program's interim head coach on Mar. 27, 2014 and he had the interim tag officially removed on May 13, 2014. During his interim role, the Warhawks posted a 14-14 record and a 10-11 mark in league play. Peddie also guided the Warhawks to the Sun Belt Tournament in Mobile, Ala.
Pitcher Tyler Bray had a strong senior campaign, posting an 8-5 record with five saves and a 3.36 ERA. Bray's strong pitching down the stretch helped ULM reach the conference tournament and his career was extended as he was a 26th round draft pick of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Associate Head Coach
Eric Folmar is in his first season as an assistant coach at ULM and he will work with the Warhawk hitters while serving as the team's recruiting coordinator.
Folmar spent the 2014 season at Army, where The Black Knights finished the season 33-18 overall and 15-5 in conference play.
Before joining the staff at West Point, Folmar spent eight seasons as an assistant coach at Penn State. During his time at Penn State, Folmar was part of 200 victories and he was the program's recruiting coordinator. He handled third base coaching duties as well as coaching infielders and base running.
Chris Smith is in his first season as an assistant coach with the Warhawk baseball program. He serves as the program's pitching coach.
Smith spent two years at the University of Northwestern Ohio in Lima, Ohio. During his time with the Racers, he served as the team's pitching coach as well as recruiting coordinator. In 2014, his first season with the team, the squad's ERA improved by 1.20, compared to the 2013 season. The team finished first in the conference in fewest walks (126), walks per game (2.52) and strikeouts per game during the regular season (5.26). Northwestern Ohio also finished second in the league in ERA (4.18).
ERA again dropped by more than a run from 2014 to 2015, as the team's ERA improved from 4.18 to 3.11. The Racers' ERA of 3.11 was the 12th best mark in all of NAIA and the squad also finished 12th in strikeouts.
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Brandon Alexander is in his first season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Warhawk baseball team. He is no stranger to the Warhawk program as after wrapping up his playing career in 2013, he spent the 2014 season a student assistant coach.
Alexander was an outfielder for ULM during the 2012 and 2013 seasons and was part of the Sun Belt Tournament Championship team that advanced to the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional in 2012.
The St. Louis, Mo., native joined ULM after playing for two seasons at John A. Logan College.