Mike Threehouse

 Mike is the Lead Instructor for Twin Tiers Academy and Head Coach of the 17u Twin Tiers Pride Showcase team.

 

Mike began his coaching career in 1990 becoming the assistant coach for long time St. Bonaventure University Coach Larry Sudbrook. The previous year in 1989, Mike broke both the single season batting average record (.422), which still ranks 2nd all-time and single season slugging percentage record (.725), which ranks 3rd all-time at St. Bonaventure University and finished 24th over-all at the NCAA Division I level in hitting. His career began at NCAA Division II Eckerd College in St. Petersburg Florida. Mike played his high school career at Olean High School where he was two-time team MVP and Cattaraugus County player of the year.  He graduated in 1984.

 

Mike served one year as the junior varsity baseball coach at Olean High School where he coached the JV team to the conference championship game. 

 

Coach Threehouse served three years as the Head Baseball Coach of the Rome Indians of the NYCBL where he guided the team to a first place regular season finish in his third year. 

 

Mike served as a bird-dog scout for the both the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees over the years and saw some of his recommended players drafted by Major League Baseball teams later in their careers. 

 

While serving six seasons at the assistant baseball coach at St. Bonaventure, Coach Threehouse help guide SBU hitters to team records and conference awards.  He assisted the Bonnies to two Atlantic 10 post season bids in 1994 and 1995.  He was instrumental in the recruitment and coaching of two SBU Hall of Fame inductees, Mike Bennett and Tom Tegeler. He maintains close contact to this day with many of the baseball players he coached at St. Bonaventure.

 

Coach Threehouse owns the all-time wins record at SBU as the Head Woman’s softball coach which he achieved in his third year of coaching.  Over the past 23 years he has continued to guide the Bonnies softball team and has led them to the programs only post season berths and has coached numerous all-conference and all-region players.  He has placed four former players in the SBU Athletic Hall of Fame and has been responsible for the recruitment of 100’s of student-athletes over the years to SBU. 

 

Mike is a native of Olean, NY and grew up playing baseball in the Olean Little League system and Olean High School under Coach Dave Block.  Mike’s brother Matt was an outstanding pitcher at NCAA Division I University of South Carolina where he etched his name into the record books in many pitching statistical categories.  Mike’s nephew, Evan is in his junior year as a pitcher NCAA Division I Radford University where he helped lead his team to a Big South Championship and pitched at an NCAA regional in Louisville Kentucky his freshmen year. 

 

Mike is married to Liz Threehouse and resides in Olean, NY.          

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