Shane Amos: Walton High School

Note: Bio updated on 6/19/18

Shane Amos

A standout catcher/designated hitter at Osborne High School under legendary coach Donnie English (also a Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame member), Shane Amos returned to Cobb County after college and left a lasting mark on the high school baseball circuit.

He attended West Georgia where he worked with the athletic department as a trainer for the football and baseball teams. He worked under longtime West Georgia baseball coach Archie White (also a member of the Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame).

Amos has coached at Pebblebrook and Walton. He boasts a 348-181 coaching record, most notably in his 30 seasons at Walton. He guided the Raiders to state titles in 2007 and 2016 while playing in Georgia's highest classification.

His teams have won four region titles, made 16 postseason appearances and played in two state semifinals.

"I am humbled and honored to be inducted to the Georgia Dugout Club Hall of Fame," Amos said. "I am fortunate to have had great coaches and players along this journey to make my coaching career joyful and fun. I have to give God all the honor and the glory for my success."

Amos has been named Georgia Dugout Club Coach of the Year four times. He was named Atlanta Braves 400 Club Coach of the Year in 2007, while his 2016 state championship squad was named the Atlanta Braves 400 Club Team of the Year.

In 2016, the American Baseball Coaches Association named Amos its Diamond Baseball Southeast District 3 Coach of the Year.

Amos has also coached the Georgia Dugout Club All-Stars five times and served as the Georgia Dugout Club President in 2016.