SALISBURY, Md. – Former head baseball coach and current assistant head coach of offense for the Salisbury University football team, Doug Fleetwood, is to be inducted into both the Eastern Shore Baseball Foundation (ESBF) and Cambridge-South Dorchester High School 2014 Hall of Fame classes, the organizations announced recently.
The ESBF induction is strictly for Fleetwood's accomplishments and success in coaching the sport of baseball.
Fleetwood coached the Salisbury University baseball team for 14 seasons and continued the program's rich tradition of winning by making an NCAA Tournament appearance every year under the veteran coach.
Fleetwood's teams also dominated in conference play. The coach's teams won 12 Capital Athletic Conference championships during his prosperous coaching tenure.
Fleetwood also led his teams to four NCAA World Series appearances during his career.
In his 14-year span as head coach, Fleetwood garnered an impressive 476-147-6 overall record with a .762 winning percentage. The winning percentage ranks sixth all-time in all of Division III.
In addition to leading his teams to several post-season appearances, Fleetwood has also tallied numerous individual coaching achievements. He has won the CAC Coach of the Year award 10 times during his career and was recently inducted into the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame.
Fleetwood's induction into the Cambridge-South Dorchester (Md.) High School Hall of Fame class is a reflection of his coaching success in both baseball and football.
At C-SD, Fleetwood coached baseball for 12 years and led his teams to 11 state regional playoffs, compiling an overall record of 171-63-1.
In Fleetwood's 1978 campaign with C-SD, his team won the state championship.
Fleetwood also enjoyed an extremely successful football coaching career at C-SD as he won three state championships during his tenure. He was recognized for his accomplishments by being inducted into the Maryland High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame in 2003.
Fleetwood now serves as the associate head coach of offense for the Salisbury football team, his 15th season on staff with the team. Under Fleetwood's offense, the Sea Gulls posted a school-record 584 points in 2011 and led the Empire 8 in rushing offense in 2013, putting up 283.5 yards per contest on the ground.
In the past 15 years, the Salisbury football team has appeared in six NCAA Tournaments and captured two Empire 8 Athletic Conference Titles.