Arkansas State Vice Chancellor for Intercollegiate Athletics announced the departure of Tommy Raffo as head baseball coach after 16 seasons, praising his contributions but citing the need for new leadership following a program evaluation.

By the Numbers
  • Raffo's record: 382-457-2
  • 10 appearances in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament
  • 15 all-conference selections, 17 players drafted, and 21 players sent to the minor leagues under Raffo's coaching
Yes, But

No specific reasons were provided for the termination of Tommy Raffo.

State of Play
  • Raffo's departure marks the end of a lengthy tenure at Arkansas State
  • The university is initiating a search for a new head baseball coach
What's Next

Arkansas State will be actively seeking new leadership for their baseball program through a national search.

Bottom Line

After 16 years at the helm, Tommy Raffo's departure signals a new chapter for Arkansas State's baseball program as they embark on a search for fresh leadership to enhance and elevate the team's performance and competitiveness.