|Alma Mater:||Wingate '99|
Tawney enters his 12th season as the head baseball coach at Stevenson in 2014. During his tenure, the Mustangs have totaled two North Eastern Athletic Conference regular season championships, three second-place finishes in the NEAC tournament, two in the Capital Athletic Conference and one in the Commonwealth Conference last season.
Stevenson has also posted 15 victories over nationally-ranked teams, including No. 6 Salisbury and No. 7 Shenandoah in 2011.
A year ago, the Mustangs went 25-18, including going 13-8 in their first season in the Commonwealth Conference. Six players received All-MAC honors, including senior Heath Johnson who was named to the All-MAC First Team while also becoming Stevenson's fourth CoSIDA Academic All-American, three of which have been baseball players.
In six seaons in the CAC from 2007-12, Stevenson posted 116 wins, appeared in two championship games, had 13 All-CAC selections and two CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.
In 2012, the Mustangs had a 21-21-2 record and appeared in their fifth conference championship game in eight years, finishing second in the CAC Baseball Championship. Four players were named to the All-CAC team, including seniors Justin Anderson and Tony Prescott who were also selected as CoSIDA Academic All-Americans. Anderson became the all-time career hits leader while Prescott broke the record for home runs in a season with 11.
Stevenson also advanced to the CAC championship series in 2009.
In 2008, the team ranked among the national leaders in nine offensive categories, including doubles (124, 3rd), runs (420, 8th), hits (539, 8th) and triples (24, 9th).
The Mustangs made their first-ever NCAA regional appearance in 2007 after advancing to the NEAC championship game for the second-straight season. The team finished the season with 24 wins.
In 2006, the Mustangs won a school-record 29 games while finishing second in the NEAC conference tournament.
The Mustangs led the nation in stolen bases during Tawney's first season in 2002.
In addition to his role at Stevenson, Tawney is also a financial advisor and operates Edward Jones Investments in Catonsville. He has earned his Accredited Asset Management Specialist designation from Stevenson for financial planning and is in charge of hiring and recruiting for Edward Jones in the state of Maryland.
Tawney has also served as president of the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce and on the Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organizations in the Baltimore area.
As a player, Tawney played three seasons at Division II Wingate as a member of three nationally-ranked teams before an injury cut his career short. He graduated with honors and earned his bachelor's degree in finance in 1999.
Prior to joining the Bulldogs, Tawney was a four-year letterman and two-year captain at North Carroll High School, earning all-conference and all-county honors as a junior and senior. He began his career as a member of the inaugural Carroll County Rangers in 1991. With the 18U team in 1994, he was named offensive MVP and as a Baltimore Metro League All-Star.
Tawney currently resides in Mt. Airy with his wife Heather and their dogs, Haley (great dane), Charlie (cocker spaniel) and Floyd (miniature poodle).