Former Wichita State baseball player Johnny Coy landed his dream job. He is the new coach at Benton High School in St. Joseph, Mo., according to the St. Joseph News-Press.
Coy starred as a baseball and basketball player at Benton before heading to Arizona State and then Wichita State.
“Now that the dream is actually reality now, it hasn’t actually set in yet that I get to be in charge of Benton High School — the school that I love more than anything anywhere,” Coy told the St. Joseph News-Press.
Coy, a first baseman, played from 2010-2013 at WSU. He hit .302 for his career with 26 home runs and 58 doubles. He earned All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in 2011 and 2012.
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