Mike Irvine played his high school baseball at Deerfield High School, where he was an all conference defensive back in football and two-time all-conference pitcher and shortstop, earning all-area honors his senior year. He was selected to the Junior and Senior Central Suburban League All Star teams. In the summer of 2002, Mike played for Team USA Athletes International. That team went 8-0 and won the European Cup. Mike went on to play his college baseball at the University of Kansas under head Coach Rich Price who helped coached Team USA in 2008. Mike played 8 positions in his tenure with Kansas. Mike is currently the varsity pitching coach for Deerfield High School and spent last summer as the pitching coach for the Albany Dutchmen of the New York Collegiate Baseball League. Mike is one of the head coaches for our NSBA Hawks summer travel teams and has helped coach youth baseball on the North Shore for Deerfield and North Shore Baseball Academy for the past 9 years.