Former Cumberland All-American Troy Frazier returned to Lebanon in January 2019, beginning his second stint on the coaching staff for the Phoenix and his fourth year overall as an assistant under head coach Woody Hunt.
Frazier spent the last five seasons as an assistant or head coach at the high school level in his hometown of Louisville, Ky., working one year as head coach at Whitefield Academy. He was an assistant for one season and then head coach for three years at Waggener High School.
He was a First Team All-America selection as a senior, helping Cumberland win the 2010 NAIA National Championship. He batted .366 with 14 doubles, 22 home runs, 67 RBIs and 70 runs scored while starting every game, earning Avista NAIA World Series All-Tournament Team honors and First Team All-TranSouth Conference accolades as well. He earned TranSouth Scholar-Athlete honors for that year.
Frazier played his freshman season at Western Kentucky and his sophomore and junior campaigns at Kentucky before transferring to Cumberland for his final year. He batted .327 with 14 doubles, three home runs, 35 runs scored and 25 RBIs in 51 contests at WKU in 2007 and combined for 10 doubles, five homers, 38 RBIs and 43 runs scored in 71 games and 165 at-bats while at UK.
He was voted All-State as a junior and senior and First Team All-Metro and All-Region as sophomore, junior and senior at Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville. Frazier batted .431 with 16 doubles, six home runs and 40 RBIs as a senior and .451 with 15 doubles, 11 home runs and 48 RBIs as a junior. He also lettered four years in basketball at PRP, leading the Panthers to the state tournament Final Four as a junior and senior and Elite Eight appearance as a sophomore.
Frazier received his bachelor’s in Fitness and Wellness from Cumberland in May 2011 and earned his master’s in Exercise Science at CU in 2013. Frazier completed his second master’s degree at University of the Cumberlands in Education in 2015. He is married to former Cumberland basketball player Kristi Landers.