He became only the fourth coach at any level to win 1,500 games during the 2006 NAIA World Series.Picone has been LCSC’s athletic director since June 27, 2006, but he also has a long history with the Warrior baseball program dating back to 1972 when he enrolled at the institution and joined the baseball team.His win total ranks second only to Wichita State’s Gene Stephenson’s 1,724 wins with the same program in all of college baseball.“Ed Cheff’s accomplishments at LCSC are unmatched in college baseball,” Picone said.“His career victory total combined with 16 national titles put him in a league of his own.Diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and bipolar disorder meant she had to be on medication that could harm a […] Pump the brakes! Stylish is ready to call it: the sunny hue is about […] Get ready for country music’s biggest night!Carey Mulligan may be a multi-talented performer, but her abilities don’t carry over behind the wheel. appearance on Tuesday, November 7, Mulligan, 32, confessed that she’s failed her driving test … The 2017 Country Music Association Awards will be held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, November 8.He also spent seven summers coaching baseball in the Alaska Collegiate League, which features college baseball players from across the United States.Only three active coaches have compiled more wins than Cheff. Francis (Ill.) coach Gordie Gillespie is 1,852-938 in 58 years, followed by University of Texas’ Augie Garrido at 1,768-59-2 in 43 seasons. On May 11, 1996, Cheff captured his 1,000th career victory with a doubleheader sweep over Central Washington, becoming only the third coach in NAIA baseball history to win 1,000 games.
During Cheff’s tenure, LCSC played in 11 consecutive NAIA World Series championship games and won eight.Players regularly served as mentors at area elementary schools, helped with cleanup at the Lewiston Roundup, and also did work at an animal refuge, among being involved with other local events, fundraisers, and volunteer programs.During his time at LCSC, Cheff also was on the coaching staff for Team USA in 1991 and again in 1994 when he served as hitting and third-base coach at the World Championships.To put this in perspective, no other program has won more than four NAIA Series titles in its 54-year history.Cheff also has been inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame, the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, and been selected the winner of the ABCA’s Lefty Gomez Award for his lifetime contributions to amateur baseball.
He spent two seasons there before returning to LCSC as pitching coach in 2002.