The Chariton High School Athletic Department is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Brady Trenary as the new Chariton Varsity baseball coach. His coaching position was approved at the Chariton District School Board meeting Monday, Feb. 8.
A 2008 graduate of Chariton High School, Trenary had a successful career playing for the Chargers. In his senior season at Chariton, Trenary led the South Central Conference in home runs and was named a First Team All-Conference outfielder. Following high school, Trenary attended Southwestern Community College and continued his baseball career.
Trenary is no stranger to the Chariton baseball program as a player or as a coach. He began coaching 9th grade baseball in 2011, where he held that position for six seasons. After leaving the program in 2016, he returned to the dugout in the summer of 2020, serving as the JV baseball coach for the Chargers.
According to Trenary, he was interested in the position because of his passion for baseball. “I have lived in Chariton my whole life and have enjoyed the opportunity to support the program here. I enjoy helping athletes improve their skills as players; as well as helping them learn to take ownership of everything they do to improve as responsible individuals outside of the baseball program,” Trenary said.
Chariton Activities Director Tim Milledge spoke about Trenary’s appointment to the position. “We are excited to welcome Coach Trenary into this role. He has a vested interest in the program and the community; and in talking with him it is evident he has a passion for the sport and the kids, with a desire to build upon a program that has been very successful,” Milledge said.
Trenary and his wife, Ashley, have a three-year-old daughter, Lily. They are also expecting a baby boy this May, just in time for opening day of the baseball season.
“Lily is looking forward to the upcoming season after all the fun she had following and cheering on the team last summer. She is excited to be a big sister and wants her baby brother to know how much fun it is to cheer for the Chargers,” Trenary said.
“I am excited for the challenges ahead. I want to continue to improve the program and focus on making it as enjoyable and competitive as possible. I have been able to witness first-hand the great support the parents and the community give, and I like the fact that I have familiarity with the program and the athletes. I love Chariton and am thankful for the opportunity ahead,” Trenary said.