Coach Danny Price is now a part of the legacy of being Miami Dade College’s head baseball coach, a position previously held by such legends as Steve Hertz, Charlie Greene and Demie Mainieri. Under Coach Price the Sharks were crowned Southern Conference Champions twice, and finished as the 2014 NJCAA National Runners- Up, 2014 FCSAA State Champions, and 2010 FCSAA State Runners-Up.
Coach Price is a veteran of the dugout, before MDC he served as the head coach at Florida International University from 1980 to 2007. During that span, Price compiled a record of 1,086-597 and helped the program grow from Division II to Division I. He was named Trans America Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in 1991, 1995 and 1998.
He led FIU to eight NCAA Division I regionals, accomplishing the feat six times in his last 11 years at the school. Price, who has coached numerous players who went on to pro baseball, including big-league star Mike Lowell, was a hit from his first season at FIU. Price led FIU to fourth place in the 1980 Division II World Series.
Price, who has a Master's degree in health education from FIU, played for the school's baseball team in 1973-1974. He returned to FIU in 1976 as the school's hitting instructor before ultimately becoming the program's most successful head coach. Now, he accepts the challenge at MDC, which has a rich history in the sport.