Tiger Baseball is a point of pride in the Hagerstown community. Our team is centered on character, community, and culture—meaning that each of our ball players and coaches is dedicated to offering their best both on and off the field.

Service is a core part of Tiger Baseball. The team was recently responsible for raising $4,000 to cover outstanding lunch debt for Hagerstown Elementary students. 

Staff Profile & Bio

Jay Hale
Head Coach


Coach Hale began his baseball career as a student at Hagerstown from 2003-2006. During his senior year, he was a 2A Baseball Regional Champion. After graduating from Hagerstown, Coach Hale attended Vincennes University from 2006-2008 and Northern Kentucky University from 2008-2010, serving as a pitcher at both universities. 

Coach Hale began his coaching career at Washington Junior High School as an assistant coach in 2012. In 2015, he became an assistant coach at Hagerstown, and was named Head Coach of the Tigers in 2018. 

Coach Hale has also served as the Vice President of Hagerstown Little League (2017-2019), the Co-Founder and Coach of the Hagerstown Kids Baseball Travel Club (2018-present), and the Advisor and Talent Development for HT Youth Baseball (2019). 

Coach Hale is the owner/operator of Hale Design & Construction, LLC (HDC Roofing). He lives in the Hagerstown area with his wife Abby and their three children, Jaxon, Jonah, and Jace.