Exciting News for PIU and Athletics
Friday March 10, 2017
President, Dr. Charles Petitt announced to faculty, staff and students exciting news concerning changes in the athletic offerings at PIU! To provide more opportunities for student athletes Piedmont will be adding baseball, fast pitch softball, and soccer for men and women to compliment the existing men's and women's basketball, and women's volleyball. Piedmont is exploring changing conferences and offering scholarships in the sports programs.
Dr. Petitt also made the announcement of hiring Greg Eidshun as head baseball coach, Matt Hendricks as strength and conditioning coach for all teams and Taylor Eidshun as head softball coach. These men are excited to join with Piedmont and come highly experienced and respected in their area of coaching. Petitt was heard saying, "These men along with Coach Josh Howard and Coach JaVon Summers will build a strong program at PIU without sacrificing our mission to train Christian leaders." We are still looking for coaches to complete our new offrings.
The coaches are actively recruiting and have seen over 700 student athletes express interest in just 4 days for the athletic offerings at PIU. If you are interested in more information concerning sports and Piedmont International University please contact us.