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Troy Buckley

Long Beach State Head Baseball Coach

Career Highlights

  • One of the most respected pitching coach experts in the nation, developing elite pitchers such as Jared Weaver and Jason Vargas
  • Head Coach at Long Beach State 2011-present
  • Assistant Coach for Santa Clara from 1998-2000
  • Montreal Expos coach from 1996-1997
  • Ninth-round draft pick of the Minnesota Twins in 1989
  • Regarded as one of the greatest catchers in Santa Clara history
  • 1988 season records batting .442 with 82 RBIs
  • Set the Santa Clara University school record of 188 runs
  • WCC Player of the Year and a second-team All-American, 1988