Lexington High pitching coach to lead Spring Valley baseball program
A longtime Lexington High School baseball assistant will lead another Midlands program next season.
Pitching coach Robert Hendrix was named the new head baseball coach at Spring Valley High School. He replaces Matt Hill who went 21-32 the past 2 seasons at the helm after 8 seasons as a Vikings’ assistant.
Hendrix served 9 seasons with the Wildcats. He served 3 years as junior varsity pitching coach before moving up to varsity in 2014.
“Coach Hendrix is an extremely knowledgeable baseball coach and very passionate about the coaching profession,” Lexington head coach Brian Hucks said. “He has a great relationship with the players and knows how to get the best out of them.”
Spring Valley is seeking its first winning season since 2013.
“He will bring energy and enthusiasm and a wealth of knowledge,” said Hucks, who will seek out a replacement. “He has been a major factor in all the success we have had at Lexington and he is ready to be the figure head of the Spring Valley program.