Head Baseball Coach
Mike Dickson will enter his eighth season this spring at the helm of the Roadrunner baseball program. During the first sevens seasons of his tenure, he posted a record of 277 wins and 70 losses with the team playing in four of the last seven national championship games, Including 2011. Forty-Six of Dickson's players have signed four-year university scholarships and thirteen professional-athletic contracts. Dickson was tabbed NJCAA, ABCA and Diamond 2010 National Coach of The Year, as well as earned Region XIX Coach of The Year five times (2006,2008,2010,2011,2012.)
Dickson came to GCC after coaching stints at the University of Pennsylvania and Rowan University. While at Rowan, Dickson helped guide the Profs to a 138–42 record, with two straight trips to both the NCAA World Series and New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) championships in 2002 and 2003.
He began his coaching career at his secondary school alma mater Gloucester Catholic High School (GCHS) where he was the Assistant Varsity Coach and Head Junior Varsity Coach. In 2001, GCHS won both the prestigious New Jersey State Baseball Championship and Diamond Classic. The talented team capped off a great year by winning the American Legion World Series that summer.
Dickson graduated from Rowan University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science. While attending Rowan, Dickson was a three-time All Conference and three-time First Team All-Region athlete. He also set several offensive records. In 1999, he was named Second Team All-American, New Jersey Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Mid-Atlantic Region Player of the Year. In addition, Dickson earned his master’s degree from Rowan University in Higher Education Administration. He received the Medallion for Academic Excellence in the Higher Education Administration Program because of his strong collegiate performance. Dickson is a full-time member of the HPER department at RCGC. He is married to the former Danielle Addeo and they have a daughter, Mia Addelynne.