Mike Lewis

Mike Lewis was hired on July 27, 2020 and enters his second year at Virginia Tech as an assistant coach.

In his first season with the Hokies, Lewis helped the team reach its second NCAA Super Regional in program history. As a men’s fastpitch national champion, Lewis strengthened the team’s hitting by throwing batting practice, helping the Hokies become the ACC’s top offense, scoring 5.5 runs per game. The Hokies also ranked second in the conference with a .297 batting average.

Lewis joined the Hokies after serving as a volunteer assistant coach for Minnesota for two seasons and graduate manager during the 2018 season. As part of the 2019 Golden Gophers staff, Lewis helped coach the team to its first Women’s College World Series in school history.

Prior to Minnesota, Lewis was on the Missouri-Kansas City staff for three years, including two years as assistant coach where he managed the pitching staff and infield.

In his own playing career, Lewis played for Team USA’s men’s fastpitch team. In 2012, he was a member of the junior national team that placed fifth at the World Championships in Argentina. He currently plays and serves as the general manager for the Fargo Kegel Black Knights softball club.