2018 West Coast Inside Baseball Coaches Clinic Features UC SAN DIEGO Head Coach Eric Newman
Eric Newman is in his seventh season as the head coach of the University of California San Diego baseball program in 2018. He was named to the position on Aug. 29, 2011, becoming UC San Diego's second leader since the school moved to NCAA Division II status in 2000-01.
The 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Diamond NCAA Division II West Region and 2012 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Coach of the Year has compiled records of 351-192. Newman has directed the Tritons to one West Region trophy, two CCAA tournament titles and one CCAA regular-season banner, compiling six straight winning campaigns. In 2017, Newman directed UCSD to a 44-19 overall record and advanced through to the national finals, finishing as the runner-up. In 2012, his first campaign with the Tritons, Newman was named the CCAA Coach of the Year after guiding the team to its fourth straight league regular-season and tournament championships.
In 2008, his first season as pitching coach at Nebraska, he led the Huskers to the NCAA Regionals. Prior to arriving in Lincoln, Newman spent five years (2002-07) at NCAA Division I independent Dallas Baptist. Named the program's head coach in 2004, Newman led the Patriots to a 95-72 (.569) record and guided the program through its transition to Division I. Newman was named the 2006 Independent Coach of the Year.
From 2002-2004, Newman was the associate head coach and pitching coach at Dallas Baptist. The Patriots won two consecutive NCCAA national championships in 2003 and 2004.
A fifth round draft pick of the San Diego Padres in 1994, Newman pitched professionally for eight seasons with four different organizations:
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