JP Holman, Varsity Head Coach
JP Holman is coming to Memorial after 10 years at Deer Creek High School, 4+ as the Head Coach of the Antlers. He spent the first 6 years as pitching coach at DC helping the Antlers to the State Tournament 9 out of 10 seasons, including 3 times as State Runners-Up (once to Memorial of course!)
Prior to joining Deer Creek he spent 2 years as the Head Coach at Putnam City West H.S and four years on the staff at Edmond Santa Fe H.S where he led the 2006 Santa Fe AAA American Legion team to the state tournament and followed that up with an American Legion State Championship the following summer. He helped guide the Wolves to 4 OSSAA state tournament appearances in his 4 years there.
In the summer of 2009, JP coached for the Oklahoma City Ambassadors, a ministry baseball team founded in honor of 2002 OSSAA Baseball Player of the Year Justin Sullivan. The summer ended with a mission trip to Saltillo, Mexico where the Ambassadors went 7-0 against minor league players from the Mexican League.
Coach Holman played two years at the University of Central Oklahoma under legendary Memorial Coach Wendell Simmons. During that time, the Broncho’s won the Lone Star Conference twice and made two trips to the NCAA Regional tournament.
Holman is a 2001 graduate of Hereford High School in Hereford, Texas where he played football, basketball and baseball. He helped lead the Herd to the state playoffs all 4 years in all 3 sports.
He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in the fall of 2005. JP met his wife LeAnna while in college, and were married in 2005. They have two boys, Quintin & Ketch.
Coach Holman takes great pride in his teams having a “Dirty Uniform, Clean Locker” culture. His players will have a hard-working, blue collar attitude on the field. We will play the game the right way, focus on the present, and have a growth mindset. Off the field, we are going to be the type of men that our parents and community can be proud of. We take our hats off inside, push in our chairs and sweep the corners.
Matt Allen, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Matt Allen joined the Edmond Memorial Baseball Coaching Staff in the 2016-2017 season. Coach Allen is the Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach. Prior to joining the Memorial Staff, he was the Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach at Midwest City High School from 2014-2016. He also served as the Shawnee High School Freshman Baseball Coach from 2005-2007.
Coach Allen graduated high school in 2004 from Shawnee High School where he played baseball all 4 years. He played college baseball for Northern Oklahoma College in 2005 and Mid-America Christian University from 2008-2011.
Coach Allen resides in Edmond with his wife Brooke and children, Parker and Collyns.
Cleve Reed, JV Assistant Coach
Coach Reed is originally from Wellington, Kansas, and attended Wellington High School. He graduated from Oklahoma State University, where he lettered in baseball. He also received his Masters Degree from Central State University in Edmond. Following college, Coach Reed was drafted and played minor league baseball. After playing in the minor leagues, he was a player/coach of the Wellington Duke Semi-Pro Baseball team in the Kansas Jayhawk League. He served as the head baseball coach at Harrah High School in Harrah, OK before joining the Edmond Memorial High School staff as a teacher an Assistant Baseball Coach.
Dustin Null, Varsity Assistant Coach
Coach Null comes to us from Amber, Oklahoma. He will serve as the Varsity Assistant Coach, as well as an Assistant on the Varsity Softball and Junior Varsity teams. After high school, he continued his baseball career at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He has been coaching baseball, basketball and football at both the high school and middle school level since 2005.
Coach Null joined the bulldog staff in 2017 and we are fortunate to have his enthusiasm and experience on our team. Coach Null is a great addition to the bulldog family
Marcus Altstatt, JV-1 Head Coach
Coach Altstatt is an Edmond Memorial graduate and has been coaching Baseball at Memorial for 27 years. He was an assistant on the 1992, 1993, and 2016 state championship teams as well as the 2007 runner-up team. He is in his 24th year of teaching math at Memorial. He graduated from UCO where he played baseball for 2 years. He is married to Adys and they have a daughter Cristina and son-in-law Eric and they are the proud grandparents of Tristan.
Heath Steele, Freshman Head Coach
Coach Steele is excited for his first season as an Edmond Memorial Baseball Coach. Coach Steele has been a part of the program as a summer ball coach for 3 summers from 2013-2015. Coach Steele graduated from Flower Mound High School in Flower Mound, Texas where he played both baseball and basketball for the Jaguars. He played baseball at Oklahoma Christian University from 2009-2013. While there, Steele and the Eagles made two appearances in the SAC conference tournament and participated in the 2013 NCCAA World series. Coach Steele is the proud father of 1 year-old Easton and a lucky husband to his wife Taylor.