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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 2018 season was another record breaking year for the Tartan Pride. For the first time in school history, Sinclair won both the OCCAC title and the Region XII title in the same season. The OCCAC title would be their 8th in the last 10 seasons and the Region XII title their 2nd in three years. Winning the Region XII Championship took Sinclair to their second NJCAA World Series Appearance, where they finished 5th. Overall, they finished with a 46-11 record, and an 18-2 record in the OCCAC. In the past five years, Sinclair is second in the country in wins with 242.
In his eleven 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. Fifty-Six of those players have moved onto the Division I level, including fourteen from last year’s team. Also in those years, Dintaman has coached fifty-three OCCAC All-Conference players, seventeen All-Region XII Tournament selections, sixteen All-Region XII players, nineteen 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 & 2018, 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: 450-153
Conference Record: 168-41
2018 - 46-11, OCCAC Champion, OCCAC Coach Of The Year - Region XII Champion - Region XII Coach Of The Year, World Series - Finished 5th
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
2013- 27-25, Sub Region Participant (Canceled Due To Weather)
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- 25-17, OCCAC Runner-Up, Region XII Appearance - OCCAC Coach Of The Year