OKLAHOMA BASEBALL SHOW
Cancel for 2021 due to covid
plan to return in 2022.
plan to return in 2022.
Jeff Shafer has spent the last 30+ years coaching baseball in Oklahoma and Texas. He has coached teams at the high school, collegiate and professional levels during this time. After completing a collegiate career at TCU, he began his coaching career at Johnson City, Texas. Returning to Oklahoma in 1989, Jeff served as the head baseball coach at Metro Christian Academy, Shawnee High School and Edmond Santa Fe High School. Nine of these teams made state tournament appearances with 3 semi-final appearances. In 2013, he took on administrative duties and was named the athletic director, as well as head baseball coach at Tecumseh High School. Jeff is no long coaching baseball but is still the Athletic Director at Tecumseh.
In 1997, Jeff had the opportunity to work with the Minnesota Twins’ organization in player development in Fort Myers, Florida. He continued to work in the Gulf Coast League through the 2002 season. He spent 6 years as the head coach at Seminole State College. In 2009, he orchestrated a tournament run through the Region II Tournament, the South Central District Tournament and a trip to the NJCAA World Series. That same year, he was named the Region II Coach of the Year, South Central District Coach of the Year and the ABCA Regional Coach of the Year.
Jeff has served as the President of the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association. He has also served on the BCA All American Selection Committee, Past President of Oklahoma City Baseball Coaches Association and All-State Selection Committee. In 2018, Jeff was inducted into the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association's Hall of Fame.
Jeff and his wife, Rae Ann, have 3 children. Blakely, a graduate of both OSU and OU, Jeffrey, who is currently playing baseball in college and Jayden who is a student/athlete at Tecumseh High School.
Wayne Dozier completed a long and successful baseball career at Carl Albert High School in Midwest City, Oklahoma in 2015. As the Head Baseball Coach at Carl Albert, Dozier led the Titans to 15 state tournament appearances in 17 years. The Titans reached the state finals 9 times under Dozier including a stretch of 4 consecutive finals appearances from 2012-2015. Carl Albert won 5 state baseball titles under Dozier's leadership. The titles came in 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Dozier was a four-time National Coach of the Year nominee and a three-time finalist. As head coach of the Titans, Dozier won multiple state coach of the year awards. Among those were the Oklahoma Coaches Association's Baseball Coach of the Year and the Ferguson Jenkins Award. He is also a member of both the Oklahoma Coaches Association and Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fames.
During his 31 year coaching career, he was the head coach or an assistant coach on 18 state championship teams. He also held many leadership positions including President of the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association and Board Member for the Oklahoma Coaches Association . He is currently the Assistant Games Coordinator for the Oklahoma All State Games.
Dozier holds a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Master of Education degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He also has an Educational Administration Certification. He ended his education career as an Assistant Principal at Carl Albert where he was also the school's athletic administrator. He is currently in private business serving as the Zoning and Permitting Manager for a wireless communications company.
Dozier and his wife Grace live in Choctaw, Oklahoma with their two sons, Keyton and Braxton.