Christian Alexander Named Men's Soccer Coach

After an extensive search, Chaminade Julienne announces the hiring of Christian Alexander as the new men’s soccer head coach.

“I am humbled and excited to be a part of this program,” Alexander said.

In addition to recently coaching at Dayton Christian High School, Alexander, a Dayton area native, has been a head coach with the CUSA Soccer Club and Metro FC Soccer Club. He has also played for semi-pro soccer teams including the Dayton Dynamo and Cincinnati Dutch Lions.

Peltier Signs to Play Baseball at Ball State

From a young age, Ryan Peltier ‘18 knew he wanted to be a baseball player. Now, after starting for the Eagles for four years, he will continue his baseball career at Ball State University.

“It’s a dream come true,” Peltier shared. “I always thought about playing college baseball. I’m happy to do this.”

“He’s been striving for this his whole life,” CJ head baseball coach Mike Barhorst ‘85 added. “He has a heart of a champion. He plays hard and he always works to get better.”

New Men's and Women's Golf Head Coaches Announced

New head coaches are bringing their expertise to the men's and women's Eagle golf teams.

Larry Herrmann, the head golf professional at the Miami Valley Golf Club, has been named the men's golf head coach. Herrmann, who has been with the Miami Valley Golf Club for three years and a PGA professional for 36 years, said his knowledge of the course and the sport will be assets to the team.

"The boys have already been practicing," Herrmann noted. "I'm teaching them while they're practicing and that's a big plus for them.

2017 Spring Sports Season In Review

The spring sports season was thrilling for the Chaminade Julienne community as not only several athletes and coaches received post-season awards, but two groups represented CJ in the state tournament.

Record 23-5
CJ baseball had its most successful season in over 40 years and finished as runner-ups in the Division II State Tournament. The team was 11-1 in the GCL and were league champs. The team defeated GCL rivals Alter, Carroll, and Fenwick, and defeated Badin three times.

Eagles Earn Trip to State Baseball Tournament

Update (6/3/17) - CJ lost in the state championship game, 4-0. Congratulations on a great season, Eagles!

"It's a dream come true."

Head baseball coach Mike Barhorst '85 spoke for the entire team after the Eagles clinched a spot in the state semi-finals. The baseball team won their regional final game on Saturday, May 27.

"It's been a tremendous season," Barhorst said.

This is the first time the Eagles have been in the state baseball championship in more than 40 years. The team last won state in 1970 and their last trip to state was in 1975.

Watkins Commits to Heidelberg University

P'Hariz Watkins '17 became the second senior on the men's basketball team to say "yes" to continuing playing in college when he committed to Heidelberg University earlier this month.

CJ men's head basketball coach Joe Staley '72 noted that Watkins holds the all-time record for charges taken in Eagles history.

"It's one of the hallmarks of a tough kid," Staley said. "A lot of kids are afraid to take it. He took more charges and had more charges called than anyone we've ever had, so that's pretty cool."

Montague Signs with Walsh University

On Friday, May 12, Christian Montague '17 confirmed his passion for basketball by signing to play the sport at Walsh University.

"I'm ready to play," Montague emphasized.

The leadership and talent of Montague is something head men's basketball coach, Joe Staley '72, will miss the most about the senior.

"I'm very proud and sad he's leaving," Staley said.


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