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Ackerman is in his first season as an assistant coach with the Linfield baseball program, with which he played two seasons (2002-04) as a student-athlete.
Ackerman brings a great deal of coaching experience to his new position. He began his career with Tillamook High School, serving first as the junior varsity coach before taking over the reins of the varsity program. Ackerman then coached three sports (baseball, football and basketball) at Yamhill-Carlton before returning to his alma mater, Glencoe, to serve as a junior varsity coach with the same three athletic programs.
While coaching, Ackerman also worked as a classroom aide, specifically with the special education departments, and is making progress toward completing his history degree and becoming a teacher. He resides in Forest Grove with his wife, Melissa, and children Abigail (3) and Jackson (1).