OCU Baseball Coaching Staff
Head Coach Brian Bigam
Brian Bigam is a 2002 grad of the University of Indianapolis and a 4 year Greyhound letterman in baseball. He came to Ohio Christian as Co-Coach in 2011 and was named Head Coach in the summer of 2012. Bigam spent 2010 as a pitching coach for the University of Indianapolis.
Bigam was a three sport athlete at Circleville High School, earning all league mention in football, basketball, and baseball. Bigam, a southpaw pitcher, pitched in relief in the NCAA Division 2 World Series as a sophomore when Indianapolis made their last world series appearance in 2000.
As a junior Greyhound starter in 2001, Bigam had his finest season with a 9-1 record and earned All GLVC and Academic All American honors. The 2001 University of Indianapolis baseball squad set a school record with 51 wins.
Bigam graduated magna cum laude in math education and returned to help coach the Greyhounds as a graduate assistant in 2003.
After earning his masters, Brian returned to his high school alma mater in Circleville, Ohio to begin his teaching and coaching career. At Circleville, Bigam served as Assistant Varsity Football Coach, Assistant Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, and Head Varsity Boys Baseball Coach. In his 4 seasons as head baseball coach, Bigam's baseball squad compiled a 77-34 record and a trip to the Sweet Sixteen in Ohio's state tournament.
Bigam also has professional coaching experience while in Ohio as a three year assistant with the Chillicothe Paints Professional Baseball Team. The Paints were members of the Independent Frontier League and are currently associated with the Prospect League.
Coach Bigam is married to University of Indianapolis grad and former track star Nicole (Williams) Bigam. Brian and Nicole have three children, daughters Kimbrel (12), Maddux (07), and and son Glavine (09). Brian is also currently employed as a high school math teacher at Circleville High School.
Assistant Coach Greg Bigam
Pickaway County native Greg Bigam has helped lead the most successful era in program history and is currently serving as assistant coach. Bigam stepped down as Head Coach in the summer of 2012. Bigam played at Westfall High School where he was conference player of the year in both basketball and baseball. Bigam went on to star at Capital University as a third baseman. At Capital, Bigam was captain and an NCAA Academic All American.
Coach Bigam has coached baseball at Westfall and more recently at Circleville as an assistant. Bigam is currently a part of the Chillicothe Paints Baseball Organization, where he is the "voice" of the Paints on radio and TV. Bigam also assisted the coaching staff in 2008. The Paints were a pro baseball minor league franchise through 2008 and are now a part of the collegiate wooden bat Prospect League.