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2018 Huntsville Baseball Coaching Staff


David Sharp - Varsity Head Coach
Coach Sharp is in his 15th year of coaching at Huntsville High School and his 6th 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 was an assistant coach for the USA Baseball 12U national team; winning gold in Taiwan in 2015 and winning silver in Mexico in 2016. In the summer of 2017, Coach Sharp was 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 20 and their daughter, Hannah, is 17.  Austin plays baseball at Calhoun CC and Hannah is a jumior 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 eleven years.  Along with coaching, Todd is an engineer at Huntsville Utilities.  Todd and his wife, Allison, have two children, Reed is 11 and Hayes is 9.


David Coker - Freshman Coach/Varsity Asst 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 third year coaching baseball at Huntsville High School.




Trey Moody - Freshman Coach/Varsity Asst 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 12, Skye Marie 9, Jake 5, and Tess 20 months. 



Andrew Dennis - Volunteer Varsity Asst Coach

Andrew Dennis is in his first season as a volunteer assistant coach at HHS. He graduated from HHS in 2011 asd was a part of the 2011 State Championship team. He signed a scholarship to Wallace State Community College and played there for two seasons. He signed a scholarship with the University of Alabama Birmingham but was drafted by in the 37th round by the Pittsbugh Pirates. He now lives with his wife Whitney in the Hampton Cove area.




Larry Klatt - Junior Varsity Coach

Larry Klatt graduated from Sparkman High School. After graduation, Coach Klatt attended the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he was a member of the football program at free safety. Coach Klatt spent a tour in the military after graduation as an officer in the in the United States Army. Coach Klatt has been coaching football and baseball since returning to college and earning a degree in education. Larry is married to Cindy and they have 5 children and 6 grandchildren with another on the way.