Lewis "Tag" Montague is in his second season at Old Dominion. Prior to returning to ODU, he served as head baseball coach at Douglas Freeman High School in Richmond, Va. where his team finished second in the district in 2008-09.
Montague previously served as an assistant at ODU from 1999-01. The Monarchs were the regular season CAA Champions and reached the NCAA regionals as a number two seed in 2000.
Prior to Douglas Freeman, Montague was an assistant coach at Marist College from 2005-07. Marist led the conference regular season in batting average, hits and runs scored. He was an assistant coach at George Washington University from 2002-04 where the Colonials averaged 39 wins per year.
Montague served as an assistant coach at Virginia Wesleyan College 2001-02; Richmond from 1998-99 and Randolph-Macon in 1997-98. He served at Atlee High School from 1995-97 and also the Waynesboro Generals of the Shenandoah Valley Summer League where they won the 1998 Valley title. While working with Atlee, Montague helped guide them to their first appearance in the Virginia state playoffs in 1996.
As a player, Montague hit .417 in 1991 against Sun Belt Conference opponents. In a game against Radford, he played all nine positions and recorded a save in a 3-0 victory. Montague played just one season at VCU after transferring from Pfeiffer College.
At Pfeiffer, he miss just one game in three years as a starter and was named Most Valuable Player during his sophomore season.
Montague attended high school at JR Tucker in Richmond, and helped lead Tucker to the Virginia State title in both 1985 and 1986.
Tag is married to the former Sheila McGroder. Montague graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. degree in physical education in 1998.