American Legion Vero Beach Post 39: My Site News: Meet the Coach

Meet the Coach

Coach George T. Young III was born in Vero Beach, Florida. He graduated from Vero Beach Senior High School in 1987. Coach Young received his AA Degree from Indian River Community College in 1989 and played baseball at Indian River. He received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physical Education at Florida Southern College in 1991.

While teaching at Sebastian River High School the last 17 years, Coach Young was the head baseball coach at Sebastian for fourteen of those years. His record was 248 wins and 114 losses. Two District Titles and three Runner up titles. His teams were Sweet Sixteen finalist three times. Coach Young’s passion for baseball also extends into the summer months with American Legion Baseball. He has been the Head coach of the Vero Beach Post 39 and the Sebastian River Post 189 programs for the last 23 years. His teams have been to the Florida State Championships 10 out of the last 11 years. Vero Beach Post 39 has also been to the Final Four 6 times and been Florida Runner Up or State Champs 3 times.

Coach Young’s wife, Erica is an Accountant for Carney, Sandoe firm in Vero Beach. Coach Young has one daughter Allison, who attends University Of Florida.