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Bio: Will Cheatham

CheathamFam21 epWill Cheatham serves Diamond Prospects in the Upstate of SC as an area scout covering games and working DP showcases.

Cheatham began his coaching career in 2007 as the pitching coach for JL Mann Academy (2007-2008). In the two years he spent there, the Patriots had six pitchers sign to play at the collegiate level. Emilio Pagan (right), currently with the San Diego Padres, was on this staff with the Patriots. 

In the fall of 2008, Cheatham moved back to his hometown of Lexington, SC. He spent a year at Lexington High School before moving to Gilbert High School in 2011. 

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The Indians won the 2012 AA State Championship with a 30-2 record. Nine of the pitchers from this team played at the collegiate level, and Mike Morrison and Connor Owings won an NCAA National Championship with Coastal Carolina. Cheatham then spent three more years coaching with Lexington High School at the sub-varsity level. 

He has worked for First Community Bank since 2008 and in late 2020, moved to the Upstate of SC to serve as the Market Executive in the Easley area for the bank. Presently Cheatham also heads up the Lexington Baseball Club Owls program while coaching their 15u-17u teams.

He is a graduate of Anderson University where he was a relief pitcher from 2002-2006 and voted the team’s Most Valuable Pitcher in 2004. 

Cheatham lives in Williamston, SC with his wife Mandy, sons Tanner & Walker. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and running.