Louisiana Knights Baseball | Est. 2007 | #4L
Jimmy McCarthy is a 1991 graduate of Mandeville High School. He played 4 years of high school baseball and was part of the first team in Mandeville history to make it to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs. Jimmy began coaching in 1992 for Gary Cannizaro in the Mandeville Baseball Association and coached several future college players. In 1994/1995 he was the Head Coach of the Mandeville High metro baseball team. He is now heavily involved with the travel baseball circuit and has been coaching since 2009.
Jimmy is the grandson of former ABA Coach of the Year and Mississippi St’s legendary basketball coach and Mississippi Sports Hall of Famer James “Babe” McCarthy. Jimmy has great knowledge and passion for the game of baseball and has become a top hitting instructor. Jimmy was recently promoted to Vice President in December of 2020 and will now oversee all aspects of the Program with a day to day focus in program operations. Jimmy is single and resides in Mandeville, La.