Douglas M. Epling

Doug is the proud owner of the West Virginia Miners Baseball  Club and Linda K. Epling Stadium. He is also owns three coal mining operations; Mountain Edge Mining, Legacy Resources and Hanover Resources. Prior to his current position, he served as the Chief Engineer for Beckley Coal Mining Company for 19 years. Doug has been involved for many years with boxing and baseball throughout the state of West Virginia. In addition to building and designing Linda K. Epling Stadium, Doug funded and built the baseball facilities at Woodrow Wilson High School and West Virginia Tech and is a member of the Southern WV boxing Hall of Fame. His other accomplishments include:

  • Chairman of the Beckley Police Commission
  • Board Member of the West Virginia Parkways Authority
  • Member and Past Master of Coal City Masonic Lodge #156, Royal Arch Mason and 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason
  • Member of the Crab Orchard-MacArthur Lions Club
  • Served as West Virginia State Boxing Commissioner for 9 years
  • Member of the board of Visitors at West Virginia University Institute of Technology
  • Inducted to WVU Tech Athletic Hall of Fame
  • 1986 Southern West Virginia Boxing Hall of Fame inductee

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