Introducing Jordan Bischel
Coaching is about so much more than strategy, teaching the game, and utilizing talent. Empathy and understanding are major components as well. Jordan Bischel was introduced on Thursday as Central Michigan's baseball coach, and he told a story of his days at Division III St. Norbert College in Wisconsin. As a freshman, he was part of an 11-man pitching staff on the Green Knights' spring trip to Florida. Read More
Just in time for the 2017 regular season
Players call the newest addition to the Central Michigan baseball program something that’s "their own." Just in time for the opening of the 2017 regular season, the new Performance Development Center (PDC) on the northeast side of Theunissen Stadium opened its doors Friday February 1st, 2017 for players to practice throwing and hitting. Read More
Jordan Bischel was named to head the Central Michigan baseball program on June 28, 2018.
Bischel, came to CMU from Northwood University in Midland, where in four seasons he led the Timberwolves to a combined 137-76 record as they won Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament championships in 2017 and ’18.
Northwood had never won a GLIAC baseball championship before Bishel’s arrival in 2015. In his first season, he led the Timberwolves to a 28-23 finish, a 10-win improvement from the previous year when they combined to hit eight home runs throughout the entire season.
By 2017, Bischel’s philosophy had taken hold and his program was on solid ground, producing the best season in Northwood history. The Timberwolves combined to hit 46 home runs and post an outstanding .320 team batting average en route to a 46-13 finish and, as a result of their GLIAC Tournament title, a berth in the NCAA Division II Tournament, a program first.
Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Kyle Schroeder joined coach Jordan Bischel’s Central Michigan baseball staff as an assistant coach and the program’s recruiting coordinator in July, 2018.
Schroeder previously served under Bischel for four years at NCAA Division II Northwood University, where they, along with current CMU assistant Tony Jandron, combined to lead the program to unprecedented success, capped by back-to-back Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament championships in 2017-18.
Prior to his four years at Northwood, Schroeder served as an assistant under Bischel when Bischel was the head coach at Midland (Nebraska) University in 2013-14. Together, they led Midland to a league championship and an appearance in the NAIA National Tournament.
Tony Jandron joined coach Jordan Bischel’s Central Michigan baseball staff as an assistant coach in July, 2018.
Jandron previously served under Bischel for three years at NCAA Division II Northwood University, where they, along with current CMU assistant Kyle Schroeder, combined to lead the program to unprecedented success, capped by back-to-back Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament championships in 2017-18.
Jandron began his coaching career at College of DuPage, a junior college in Glen Ellyn, Ill. and then joined Bischel at Northwood before the 2016 season.