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LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri is a finalist for the 2015 Skip Bertman National Coach of the Year Award which honors the nation's top collegiate coach from any level of college baseball.

Here are the finalist for the award:

Joe Brown - SUNY Cortland Red Dragons (45-4)
NCAA Division III national champions

Dan Hartleb - Illinois (50-10)
Big Ten champions and NCAA Super Regional participant

Paul Mainieri - LSU (53-10)
SEC champions and College World Series entry

Doug Martin - Northwest Florida State College Raiders (42-13)
NJCAA Division I national champions

Jeremiah Robbins - Lewis Clark State Warriors (46-12)
NAIA national champions

Joe Urso - University of Tampa Spartans (47-15)
NCAA Division II national champions

Jeff Willis - LSU Eunice Bengals (49-10)
NJCAA Division II national champions

Doug Wren - Tyler Junior College Apaches (41-8)
NJCAA Division III national champions
The award will be announced on June 29th.

"Six of these coaches have already led their teams to national championships, and one more has his team in Omaha for the College World Series," Gustafson said. "I think all of them would make coach Bertman proud."
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How have I never heard of this award? Cool tribute to have Skip's name on an award.
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"Joe Brown - SUNY Cortland Red Dragons (45-4)"

4 losses!!! that's impressive.
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Unless we go two and through, pretty sure LSU has it locked up.

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Gotta go with Willis

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