RPBHS Hires Tim Maxwell As New Baseball Coach

Tim Maxwell

Royal Palm Beach High School has a new head coach for its varsity baseball team — Tim Maxwell.

Maxwell is replacing Jim Reynolds, who was hired less than a year ago to lead the Wildcats baseball squad. However, Reynolds resigned recently from being the head coach of the baseball team in order to accept an administrative position at the Glades Day School in Belle Glade.

“We wish coach Reynolds the best of luck as he transitions to his new position,” RPBHS Athletic Director Eric Patterson said. “Coach Reynolds did an excellent job in transitioning us with coach Maxwell.”

RPBHS Principal Michelle Fleming is excited about the new addition to the school’s athletic program.

“I am really thrilled for our baseball team to be able to learn from Tim’s expertise,” Fleming said. “His energy and enthusiasm for the game are contagious. I think we will have a great spring season with coach Maxwell at the helm.”

Patterson feels as if he has found a talented coach who will bring energy and enthusiasm to the baseball program at RPBHS.

“Tim will bring a fresh perspective to Royal Palm Beach baseball. He brings a wealth of coaching and playing experience to the Wildcats,” Patterson said. “Along the way, he has acquired a great many connections and resources to help him be successful at the high school level. Coach Maxwell is very familiar with our community and coaching in the area. We are excited to have him join the Wildcat family.”

As a former player, Maxwell has roots in South Florida. He played high school baseball at the American Heritage School in Delray Beach and for West Boca Raton High School. Maxwell earned a scholarship to Cleveland State in Tennessee where he played in the outfield. As a youngster, Maxwell participated in the Cooperstown Dreams Park Tournament as a 12-year-old. In that particular tournament, he won the tournament MVP out of a field of 104 teams. In high school, he was the leadoff hitter and played in the outfield in 2007 for West Boca’s nationally ranked team. That year, West Boca was ranked as high as No. 7 in the U.S.

Maxwell is pleased to be joining the program at Royal Palm Beach High School.

“I am very excited to become a part of the Wildcat family,” Maxwell said. “This is a challenge I have dreamed about achieving from the time I was a player until my beginnings as a coach. I look forward to leading this program and making an impact on these players’ lives. I am very passionate about this game, and I have a lot to give back to the school, the players and the community in building the Wildcats into a champion.”