KALAMAZOO -- (WKZO) Former Michigan State Baseball Assistant Coach Billy Gernon has was named the new Western Michigan Head Coach Tuesday morning. Gernon was announced at a morning press conference by WMU Athletic Director Kathy Beauregard.
Gernon comes over from Michigan State and will replace Randy Ford whose contract wasn't renewed following last season. Gernon comes into a recently renovated facility in Kalamazoo for baseball as well as a program that has been searching for a winner.
WKZO.COM's Colin Windecker spoke with Gernon following the Press Conference Tuesday morning: