Chuck Hartman retired from coaching 2006, following 28 seasons at Virginia Tech and 47 seasons on the collegiate level.
Hartman's overall coaching record of 1,444-816-8 placed him fourth in all-time wins among NCAA Div. I baseball coaches at the time he retired. His 47 seasons as a Division I head baseball coach is among the most ever coached by an individual in the profession.
His final record at Tech is 961-591-8 and he became Tech's winningest baseball coach in 1987. He guided Tech to more victories than any other coach during the university's athletic history. Hartman also served on the coaching staff of the U.S. All-Star teams that competed internationally in 1984 and 1985.
He was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Mid-Atlantic Professional Baseball Scouts in 2006, the Willie Duke Lifetime Achievement Award from the Raleigh Hot Stove League in 2002 and the Lifetime Achievement in Baseball Award from the Washington, D.C. Home Plate Club in 1995.
Hartman is a member of the NAIA (1989), Virginia Tech Sports (2002), Gaston (N.C.) County (1979) and Guilford (N.C.) County (2011) Halls of Fame.
Hartman's No. 1 jersey was the first to be retired by Virginia Tech in 2006.