TC384: Ed Mathey, North Central College

We do love our D3 baseball here at Top Coach and today we’ve got a guy who’s found a home doing what he loves at his D3 alma mater. Ed Mathey is racking up the wins and looks to be not even close to the finish line yet. He started his career at North Central College and is back again after a stint down the road at D1 Northern Illinois.

Today we talk to Coach Mathey about spending his formative years in Harvey, Illinois, all of the famous athletes that the south suburbs of Chicago has produced, going into sales out of college, getting back into baseball as a player/coach in Australia, landing the job at North Central College, moving to Northern Illinois University, moving back to North Central College, what constitutes his dream job, work/life balance, young guys getting into coaching, recruiting, facilities, creative staffing, his very large staff, his view of success, and the state of college baseball.

And for a real treat this episode, list to Coach Mathey answer the lightning round questions!

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Photo credit:  NCC Athletics
Intro Music: Matt’s Blues, Kevin MacLeod (
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