Quincy, IL. – Brad Gyorkos is set to become the new Head Coach of the Quincy Gems for the 2022 season.

Gyorkos heads into the 2022 season for his third year as head coach of the Culver-Stockton baseball team. A native of Rockford, Illinois, Gyorkos received his bachelor’s degree from Culver-Stockton in Sport Management in 2015 and his master’s degree in Sport and Recreation from Salem in 2017.

Gyorkos’ collegiate playing career consisted of two years at Rock Valley College and the other two spent at Culver-Stockton.

When asked, what are you most looking forward to as head coach for the 2022 Gems season, Gyorkos replied, “Coaching summer baseball for the first time. As a player I enjoyed my time in the summer league and now I’m looking forward to being on the coaching side of things.”

Coach Gyorkos is big on the PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) philosophy. He likes to make sure his guys are taken care of on and off the field. Not only does he want his players to be strong physically, but having strong and positive mental health is crucial also.

A couple fun facts about Coach Gyorkos:

His Top 3 Favorite Sports Movies are:
Field of Dreams, Remember the Titans, Moneyball

His Walk-Up Song was and still would be if he was playing today:
Good Vibrations by Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch.

The Gems are excited for what Coach Gyorkos brings to the table and can’t wait to take the field next summer for the 2022 season. Be sure to look for Brad next summer and give him a big Quincy Gems welcome. Go Gems! #GEMPIRE

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