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Dale Plummer returns for his seventh year as head coach of the Colby baseball program in the 2012-13 academic year. Plummer, who pitched in the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets organizations, was an an assistant coach at Colby in 2006.
After graduating from the University of Maine, Plummer was selected in the June 1988 Major League Baseball draft by the New York Mets. He earned the Mets' Class-AAA Most Inspirational Player Award in 1993 and that same year was honored with the Webster Award for being an outstanding minor league representative of the Mets both on and off the field. Plummer had a 38-19 record with 29 saves in his professional career.
Before joining Colby's baseball staff in 2006, Plummer was an assistant coach at Bowdoin College from 2001 to 2005. The Polar Bears set school records for victories in a season in three of the five years Plummer helped coach the team.
A native of Bath, Mane, Plummer and his wife, Kim, reside in Richmond, Maine, with their children, Jamie and Julie.
Tom Dexter, the former Colby baseball head coach, will be an assistant coach for his seventh season in the 2012-13 academic year. He had been the head coach for the Mules for 15 years. Dexter is a 1987 graduate of SUNY-Cortland, where he also earned a master's degree in coaching and physical education.
Dexter is also the defensive coordinator for Colby's football team. He came to Colby in 1989 after serving as assistant football coach at Cornell. Dexter is a former executive committee member of the New England Baseball Coaches Association.
A native of Albany, N.Y., Dexter and his wife, Sarah, reside in Oakland, Maine, with their daughters, Hannah and Lydia, and their sons, Sam and Jake.
Chappy Nelson, a 1982 graduate of Colby, returns for his 22nd year as an assistant coach with the Mules in 2012-13. Nelson has a master's degree from Ohio State and resides in Clinton, Maine. He has been the equipment manager at Colby for nearly 20 years.
Lee Jatkevicius enters his third year as an assistant coach in the 2012 season. He graduated from the University of Maine and was a student assistant coach with the Division I program at UMaine during his time at the school. He was the first base coach for the Black Bears and worked closely with the head coach on all aspects of the program. Jatkevicius was a two-year captain for the varsity baseball team at Minnechaug Regional High School.