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2016 Huntsville Baseball Coaching Staff

David Sharp - Varsity Head Coach
Coach Sharp is in his 14th year of coaching at Huntsville High School and his 5th year at the helm of the program.  David also spent 9 years coaching at Lee High School prior to arriving at Huntsville High.  He graduated from Lee High School in 1989 earning a baseball scholarship to Faulkner University in Montgomery.  David served as the head coach of the HHS JV team for 5 years with a recorded of 117-16.  Along with his coaching duties, David also teaches English.  In 2010, Coach Sharp received the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association State High School Assistant Coach of the Year and the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Huntsville City Schools Coach of the Year.  Coach Sharp has also been an assistant coach for the USA Baseball 12U national team the past two summers; winning gold in Taiwan in 2015 and winning silver in Mexico in 2016. In the summer of 2017, Coach Sharp will be the head coach of the 12U national team in the WBC 12U World Cup in Taiwan. Coach Sharp and his wife, Angie, have two children.  Their son, Austin, is 19 and their daughter, Hannah, is 16.  Austin plays baseball at Calhoun CC and Hannah is a sophomore at HHS, serving as a baseball manager.

Todd Gentle - Varsity Pitching Coach
Todd Gentle graduated from Lee High School in 1998 earning a baseball scholarship to Snead State Community College.  After spending four years as an assistant coach at Lee High School, Todd has been an assistant coach at Huntsville High School for ten years.  Along with coaching, Todd is an engineer at Huntsville Utilities.  Todd and his wife, Allison, have two children, Reed is 10 and Hayes is 8.

B.J. Womack - Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Womack graduated from Grissom High School in 1993. He attended Walker Junior College on a basketball scholarship from 1993-1995. He has a degree from Virginia College as a medical assistant. This is his 12th year as a coach on the Huntsville High Baseball Staff. He was previously on the HHS basketball coaching staff. 


Nick Acosta - JV Coach/Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Acosta is in his fourth year coaching at Huntsville High. Nick was born in Pueblo, Colorado and moved to Alabama in 2003. He graduated from Bob Jones in 2009 where he played baseball and football for the Patriots. Nick received a baseball scholarship to Motlow State in Tennessee. Prior to coming to Huntsville High, Nick spent two years at Liberty Middle School coaching both baseball and football. He currently is pursuing a degree in Education at Athens State University.



Casey Lambert - JV Coach/Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Lambert is in his first year coaching at Huntsville High. Born and raised in Huntsville, Casey played baseball for Huntsville High and graduated in 2011. He went on to play college baseball at Birmingham-Southern College and earned his degree in Business Administration in 2015. Upon graduating, Casey enrolled at Auburn University, where he graduated with his MBA in December of 2016.


David Coker - Freshman Coach/Varsity Assistant Coach

David Coker graduated from Grissom High School in 2006, and received a degree in English from Auburn University in 2010. After receiving  his educator's certification from the University of West Florida in 2015, David is currently serving as an English teacher at Huntsville Junior High School. This is David's second year coaching baseball at Huntsville High School.




Trey Moody - Freshman Coach/Varsity Assistant Coach

Trey Moody graduated from Huntsville High School in 2001, where he played baseball, basketball, and football for the Panthers. After graduation from Huntsville High, Trey earned a baseball scholarship to the University of Alabama.  He then transferred to Samford University, where he finished his baseball career, and education.  Trey received a degree in History from Samford University in 2006. Trey moved back to Huntsville in 2012, and now resides in the Blossomwood area, with his wife Ashley, and their four children, Tyce 11, Skye Marie 8, Jake 4, and Tess 8 months.