Coaching Staff

Head Coach:

Bob Doty
This will be Bob Doty’s 9th year as the Head Baseball Coach for Viera High School. He has led the Hawks to an 150-71 record in eight seasons. In 2019 Doty led his Viera club to a 21-9 record, adding another 20 win season to his resume. Doty's 2019 Hawks finished Runner-Up in District Tournament, but advanced through the State Playoffs by picking up a Regional Quarterfinal win verses Pine Ridge and an dramatic eight inning 2-1 Regional Semi-Final victory against in town rival Melbourne. Viera finished the 2019 campaign losing to Leto (Tampa) in Regional Final 2-3. 2018 Doty managed his Hawks squad to a 20-8 mark; Doty's fourth 20 win season in 7 years. Viera claimed its 3rd District Title in a row in 2018; the program's 4th Title in Doty's tenure. The Hawk's post-season presence was felt yet again advancing to it's 4th Regional Semifinal Round appearance in seven seasons. In 2017 Doty led his Hawks to their third 20 win season going 20-9 along with Viera's 3rd District Title and it's 3rd Regional Quaterfinal Tournament win along with Viera's first ever Regional Semifial win advancing the Regional Finals. In 2016 Doty led his Hawks going 23-5 along with the Hawks 2nd District Championship and 2nd Regional Quarterfinal Tournament win. In 2013 Doty's Hawks went 20-8, winning the Sarasota Baseball Classic Spring Break Championship, & the Hawks 1st ever District Championship. Bob served as the Assistant Varsity Coach for the Hawks for three years prior to becoming the head man on staff.  

Bob's previous coaching experience includes both high school and college.  His college coaching highlights include six years as an Assistant Coach at Indiana State University located in Terre Haute, Indiana which participated in the College World Series in 1986.  Doty coached one season as an Assistant at Lincoln Trail Junior College in Robinson, Illinois in 1987. His high school experience includes coaching two seasons from 1993-1994 as the Head Coach at Terre Haute North High School in Terre Haute, Indiana.  Doty lead the Patriots to a 40-20-1 record in that span along with a sectional title. Doty also was the Head Softball Coach for Sullivan High School in Sullivan, Indiana in 1991-1992. Doty lead the Lady Golden Arrows to a record of 43-19 along with two sectional titles and one regional title. In 1985 Doty’s AAU team won the Junior Olympic Gold Medal. Doty graduated high school from Sullivan High School in 1977 and graduated from Indiana State University in 1982.  He and his wife, LeAnne, have four sons, Brock, Kenny, Jake and Joe.
This will be Brock's 13th year on the Hawks baseball staff.  Brock is the 3rd Base Coach along with coordinating the offensive and defensive coaching responsibilities. In 2017 & 2016 Brock was the Hawks Pitching Coach. His staff pitched their way to an earned run average of 2.02 and 43 wins over two seaons.

Prior to becoming the pitching coach Doty led the Hawks Junior Varsity program from 2008-2015. Brock led the Hawks JV Program to a record of 71-28-1 over that span. He was previously the Head JV Coach at Satellite High School from 2005 – 2007.

Brock was a four year letter man in high school.  He graduated from Sullivan High School in Sullivan, Indiana in 2003.  He earned a college baseball scholarship to Lincoln Trail Junior College in Robinson, Illinois. Brock ended his playing career playing in the fall season for Brevard Community College in 2004. Brock and his wife Kelly have a four year old daughter Jade Ann and a two year old son Beau Robert.
Varsity Assistant Coach

Brock Doty
This will be Coach Bobby's 1st season at the helm of the Junior Varisty and his 3rd season with the Hawks.  He has been coaching on and off for the last 30 years.  He played college baseball at Mt St Mary's in Emmittsburg, Maryland.  Caruso retired from the State of Connecticut after 20 years of teaching at Southern Ct State University and retired from the IBM Corporation after 27 years of service.  Have been teaching Psychology at Eastern Florida State College since 1999. He is currently employed with Upper Deck organization in Melbourne and is on the local little league board in Viera. Bobby and his wife Katie and I have an 10 year old son named Robbie.
Head Junior Varisty Coach

Bobby Caruso