MacKenzie hired to lead Wildcat baseball program

PRESS RELEASE FROM ALPENA PUBLIC SCHOOLS:

Alpena High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Eric MacKenzie as its new Boys Varsity Baseball Coach.

MacKenzie has been coaching baseball for the last 4 years and has spent 10 years coaching student-athletes catching skills and techniques.

Eric also serves on the Little League Board which is a direct feeder program for Alpena Baseball. Eric attended Alpena High School where he played hockey, baseball and football. Eric has worked for MDHHS for the last 12 years as a Children’s Services Specialist/Juvenile Justice Specialist.

“We are excited to have Eric Mckenzie lead our baseball program” said Studley. “Eric follows in his dad’s footsteps and knows what it takes to have a successful program. Eric brings a great knowledge of baseball and played catcher for Hope College for 4 years. Eric’s passion for Alpena High School Baseball and our student-athletes was one of the many positives during the interview process.”

Mackenzie said, “I am excited for this opportunity. I played baseball at Alpena High School and enjoyed my time as a student-athlete. I am looking forward to continuing the tradition of Alpena High School Baseball that was established by the previous coaches. I can’t wait to meet our great student-athletes and begin my tenure as the baseball coach.”

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