Columbus, Ohio – Ohio State University’s Athletics Department announced Monday head baseball coach Greg Beals will not return to the team in 2023.
The school said he had one year left on his current contract. They add, the search for a replacement will begin immediately.
Last season the Buckeyes finished with a score of 21-30 and failed to enter the Big Ten tournament with a score of 8-14 in the conference game.
Beals, a native of Springfield, Ohio, has been head coach for 12 seasons since 2011. During his time in Columbus, Beals won 346-288-1 and 141-139 in the Big Ten conference.
Ohio has participated in eight Big Ten tournaments led by the Beals, with championships in 2016 and 2019.
His best season came in 2016, when the Parties finished 44-20-1 in the conference championship.
Ohio has also advanced to three Beals-led regional tournaments – 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky; 2018 in Greenville, SC; and 2019 in Nashville – but never advanced to the superregional.
During his time, Beals released six Americans and 41 All-Big Ten laureates. The program has had 27 MLB draft picks in the last 10 years.