Marlins Welcome David Dobson as Pitching Coach for 2024 Season

Morehead City, N.C. – The Morehead City Marlins have announced the appointment of David Dobson as their Pitching Coach for the upcoming 2024 season. Dobson joins the Marlins with a wealth of experience, having most recently served as the Pitching Coordinator at Combine Academy in Lincolnton, NC.

Head Coach Sam Carel said, “Excited to have David Dobson join our Marlins family for the 2024 season! His arrival comes highly recommended by one of our esteemed former players, Trey Jernigan. After visiting with Dobs several times, and speaking to those who knew him, it became clear that he’s the perfect addition to our coaching staff this summer. The Fish got better today!”

Dobson’s journey to the Marlins has been marked by a commitment to excellence in the realm of baseball coaching. As the Pitching Coordinator at Combine Academy, he creates throwing programs, rehabilitation programs, manages over 30 pitchers, and travels with the national team. Prior to his tenure at Combine Academy, Dobson honed his skills as a pitching coach at Florida Baseball ARMory in Lakeland, FL. His dedication to player development and his keen understanding of pitching mechanics have earned him recognition in the baseball community.

Dobson’s passion for the game and his relentless pursuit of knowledge led him to take on various roles, including operations intern, further enriching his understanding of the sport from multiple perspectives. His journey in baseball continued as a throwing intern, where he gained invaluable insights into the intricacies of pitching.

“Morehead City presents an exciting new chapter in my coaching journey. I’m thrilled to join the Marlins community and contribute to the growth and success of the team. I look forward to working with the talented players, front office staff, and dedicated coaches to achieve our goals and make a positive impact both on and off the field,” Dobson said. 

A graduate of Belmont Abbey College, Dobson brings academic rigor to his coaching philosophy, having earned a bachelor’s degree in Sports Management. During his time at Belmont Abbey College, Dodson showcased his talents on the field as a member of the baseball team for two seasons, further solidifying his understanding of the game.

“We are thrilled to welcome David Dobson,” said Marlins Assistant General Manager Brianna Miller. “His track record of success and his commitment to player development make him an ideal fit for our organization. We look forward to seeing the impact he will have on our pitching staff as we strive for success in the 2024 season.”

Dobson’s appointment underscores the Marlins’ commitment to assembling a top-tier coaching staff dedicated to nurturing talent and achieving excellence on the field. With Dobson, the Marlins are projected to embark on an exciting journey towards success in the 2024 season.