Head Coach Tod Gross
Tod Gross was named head baseball coach at Muhlenberg College in May 2012, bringing 10 years of experience as a collegiate assistant coach at the NCAA Division I, II and III levels, including three years at Centennial Conference rival Franklin & Marshall.
A 2002 graduate of Shenandoah University, Gross was an assistant at Davidson College for the prior three seasons, serving as hitting coach, working with the infielders and outfielders and coordinating recruiting for a highly selective institution. During his time at Davidson, Gross coached two All-Southern Conference freshman performers and two NCAA Division I Freshman All-Americans along with several Academic All-Conference student-athletes.
Before joining the Davidson staff, Gross served as an assistant at Belmont Abbey College for two seasons. In 2009, Belmont Abbey won the Southeast regional, advancing to the Division II College World Series and finishing the year ranked in the top five in both major polls. The 2008 team set a school record with 41 wins. Prior to his tenure at Belmont Abbey, Gross spent two seasons on the staff at Guilford College. In his first season, the Quakers set a school record for batting average.
Gross began his coaching career at Franklin & Marshall in 2003. In his final season there, 2005, the Diplomats won the Centennial Conference regular-season and tournament titles, earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 10 years. F&M recorded a 66-52 record in Gross' three seasons.
Gross was a four-year letterwinner at Shenandoah and served as a captain during his junior and senior seasons. After his senior season, Gross received the inaugural Irene A. Schutt award for dedication and Inspiration on and off the field.
Gross, who attended Manheim Central High School, is married to Shannon Gross.
Assistant Coach Josh Baltz
Josh Baltz, a 2008 graduate of Moravian, has completed two seasons as an assistant coach at Muhlenberg, working with the outfielders and hitters. A native of nearby Easton, he was a two-time all-conference selection for the Greyhounds before missing his entire senior season due to injury and ranks among the school's all-time leaders in hits, doubles and walks. Baltz played two summers for the Lehigh Valley Catz of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League, serving as a team captain his second year.
Assistant Coach Jon Baltz
Jon Baltz joined his older brother Josh on the Muhlenberg coaching staff for the 2012-13 school year. He is a 2011 graduate of Moravian College, where he was a four-year letterwinner and ranks among the program's all-time leaders in games played, at-bats, hits, runs and RBI. Baltz earned all-conference honors at third base in his final two seasons, helping the Greyhounds earn their first NCAA Tournament bid and set a school record for wins in a season (31). Winner of the Gus Garcsar Award for dedication and devotion to the game, Baltz was a graduate assistant at East Stroudsburg University in 2012.
Assistant Coach Dan Horoshock
Dan Horoshock joined the Muhlenberg coaching staff in 2004 after 12 years as an assistant coach on the scholastic level, six at Saucon Valley High School and six at Palisades High School. He also was assistant coach for the Quakertown Blazers of the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League the last three summers. Horoshock is a 1997 graduate of East Stroudsburg University and currently serves as a health and physical education teacher in the Easton Area School District.