Craig T. Nelson (Parenthood) is set to join the cast of hit CBS spinoff Young Sheldon.
Nelson will play Coach Dale Ballard on Young Sheldon. Dale Ballard is a Little League baseball coach who butts heads with George Sr. (Lance Barber) about Missy (Raegan Revord) wanting to join the team. The character will be introduced in the sixth episode of the upcoming third season, which premieres September 26.
Young Sheldon stars Iain Armitage as younger version of the character played by Jim Parsons on The Big Bang Theory. It features Big Bang‘s Sheldon Cooper at age 10, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school. Zoe Perry, Barber, Annie Potts, Revord and Montana Jordan co-star.