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Steve Dintaman became the 7th Head Coach in Tartan Pride history in August of 2007. Dintaman will enter his 11th season as Head Coach of the Tartan Pride this spring.
The 2017 season saw the Tartans hoist another conference championship, and finish one game away from going back to the NJCAA World Series. The OCCAC title would be their 7th in the last 9 seasons. Overall, they finished with a 47-15 record, and appeared in their third straight Region XII Final. In the past four years, Sinclair has won more games than any other NJCCA program in the country with 196.
In his ten seasons as Head Coach, Dintaman’s teams have averaged over 40 wins a season and he’s sent over hundred players onto four years schools. Forty-Eight of those players have moved onto the Division I level, including eight from last year’s team. Also in those years, Dintaman has coached fourty-six OCCAC All-Conference players, thirteen All-Region XII Tournament selections, fourteen All-Region XII players, twelve NJCAA Academic All-Americans and five NJCAA All-American.
Before his tenure as Head Coach began, Dintaman served as an Assistant Coach for Mike Goldschmidt for three seasons. During those years he helped guide the Pride to a 125-41 record and served as the teams Recruiting Coordinator. Dintaman graduated from Sinclair in 2004 and went on to receive his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Dayton in 2006. At Sinclair, Dintaman was an OCCAC All-Conference Selection in the 2004 season.
In 2015 & 2016, Dintaman served as a Task Force Member for USA Baseball during the National Team Identification Series. Besides coaching, Dintaman is very active in the Dayton community. List of activities have included: Buddy Walk, Light The Night Walk, Making Strides Walk, and team blood donations at the Community Blood Center. Dintaman resides in Kettering with his wife Kristen and their daughter Harper Noelle (1).
Steve Dintaman's Record at Sinclair
Overall Record: 403-143
Conference Record: 150-39
2017 - 47-15, OCCAC Champion, Region XII Runner-Up - OCCAC Coach Of The Year
2016 - 53-12, Sub-Region Champion, Region XII Champion - Region XII Coach Of the Year, World Series - Finished 3rd
2015- 50-11, OCCAC Champion, Region XII Runner-Up – OCCAC Coach Of The Year
2014- 46-11, OCCAC Champion, Region XII Appearance (3rd) – OCCAC Coach Of The Year
2012- 44-14, OCCAC Champion, Region XII Appearance - OCCAC Coach Of The Year
2011- 34-15, OCCAC Champion, Region XII Appearance - OCCAC Coach Of The Year
2010- 42-12, OCCAC Champion, Region XII Appearance - OCCAC Coach Of The Year
2009- 36-12, OCCAC Champion, Region XII Runner-Up - OCCAC Coach Of The Year
2008- 24-18, OCCAC Runner-Up, Region XII Appearance - OCCAC Coach Of The Year