The Outer Banks Daredevils are excited to announce the hiring of Zach Alexander as our 2023 head coach.
ZACH ALEXANDER will serve as our Head Coach for the 2023 season. Coach Alexander will be entering his first year coaching in the Premier Collegiate League.
Zach Alexander enters his fourth season at Manteo this spring, and his first as the head coach. He comes to Manteo after spending the last six seasons at North Carolina Wesleyan. Alexander served two seasons as a volunteer assistant coach with his alma mater… the first while he completed his degree, and the second while serving as a 5th grade teacher within the Nash/Rocky Mount School system.
In the fall of 2014, Alexander joined NC Wesleyan as a full-time assistant to Intramurals, while in the summer of 2015, his duties moved entirely to the Department of Athletics as Assistant Baseball Coach and Director of Outdoor Facilities. He was a standout player for head coach Charlie Long at NC Wesleyan from 2008 to 2011. Coach Alexander was a two-time USA South All-Conference performer at first base. He led Wesleyan to a pair of conference championships during his playing tenure. After manning the hot corner as a freshman, he made the move over to first base during his sophomore campaign, where he would become a three-year starter. That same 2009 season was highlighted by the Bishops capturing both the USA South regular season and tournament crowns en route to the program’s 21st NCAA berth.
Individually, Alexander posted his best collegiate numbers during a 2010 junior season that saw the Virginia Beach native bat .468 in conference play with a trio of homeruns, 12 doubles and 34
RBIs. Wesleyan capture its second straight regular season league title that year, and for his
efforts, Alexander was named the team’s Most Valuable Player.
Coach Alexander grew up in Virginia Beach, VA and attended Kempsville High School where he played for Coach Paul Shows. Kempsville was the 2007 Beach district champions and Coach Alexander was the Offensive MVP.
Coach Alexander graduated from North Carolina Wesleyan in 2013 with his B.S. in Elementary Education.
About the Outer Banks Daredevils
The Outer Banks Daredevils are a collegiate, summer, baseball team, located in the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina. The team is comprised of some of the best collegiate players from around the country.
The Daredevils are committed to the community and the youth of Dare County, and through the many community service activities and our youth baseball camps, the players enrich both their own lives and the lives of those whom they work with and serve.
Founded in 1996, the Daredevils are proud to continue their tradition of great collegiate summer baseball here in the Outer Banks of NC, and we are honored to have been 6 time summer league champions (2 CPL / 4 TSL).
Come out this summer, bring the family and friends, and enjoy exciting collegiate summer league baseball and help support the Outer Banks Daredevils, our Home Team!!!!