Head Coach: Eric Beagles Eric Beagles enters his 11th season as the Head Coach of Heritage Baseball. His coaching career began at Gordon Lee High School, followed by two years at Ringgold Middle School before moving to Ringgold High School to serve as an assistant for four years under the legendary Coach Bill Womack. Academically and athletically, Coach Beagles prepped at Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe High School before beginning his collegiate career at Cleveland State Community College where he served as one of the team's captains. Following a successful junior college career, he completed his collegiate play at The Master's College in Newhall, California. Coach Beagles earned his B.S. degree in Social Sciences from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 1990 and proceeded to complete his Master's degree in Social Sciences at Jacksonville State University in 1995. In 1996, Coach Beagles earned his Educational Specialist degree in Administration and Supervision from Middle Tennessee State University. Coach Beagles and his wife, Maria, have two daughters, Allie and Grace.
Assistant Coach: Jake Ledbetter Coach Jake Ledbetter enters his third season as a baseball coach at Heritage. He has been teaching Health at Heritage High School the past three years, after a year teaching and coaching multiple sports at Lakeview Middle School. Academically, his college career started at Cumberland University where he studied exercise science and played football for two years. He finished his education at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and graduated in 2013. A 2008 graduate of Red Bank High school, Coach Ledbetter played primarily as an outfielder and pitcher for the Lions’ baseball team. He was a four year starter and part of four playoff teams as well as a Region Championship team his senior season. He is passionate about the game and excited to be part of the team. He also coaches football and is involved with the Fellowship of Christian athletes here at Heritage. Coach Ledbetter and his wife, Vikki, met at UTC and married in 2014 and have a newborn daughter Allie.