Coach Phil Wilson
2011-2012 Northark Baseball
Phil Wilson begins his 20th year as Head Baseball Coach at North Arkansas College. A native of northern Illinois, Wilson received a baseball scholarship to Kansas State University. After earning his BS and MS at Kansas State, he became the Head Baseball Coach there as well as Assistant Athletic Director. In the late 70s he was named Athletic Director at Fort Hays State University where his teams had great success at the national level.
Wilson has accumulated a 785 – 501 record in 26 years of coaching. His Northark teams have won the last eight regional tournaments in a row and have been ranked number 1 or 2 in team hitting the last eight years nationally among junior colleges. Coach Wilson’s record at Northark is 509 – 341. Northark was #14 in the nation in last year’s final national baseball poll.
The Northark Pioneers have had twelve young men sign professionally and eleven young men named as All-American players during Coach Wilson’s tenure.
Phil has two sons, Baker,14, Gibson,11, and one daughter, Mainnie,7. He also has four grandchildren.