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2018 West Coast Inside Baseball Coaches Clinic Features SAN DIEGO STATE Pitching Coach Sam Peraza
Sam Peraza enters his third season as the Aztecs' pitching coach after being named to the position in July 2015. Peraza returned home to the west coast from Florida International where he served as the pitching coach during the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
The 38-year-old Peraza has 14 years of pitching coaching experience and during his career, he has produced five conference Pitchers of the Year and nine All-American pitchers.
Peraza's first season as Florida International's pitching coach (2014) was a record-setting season for the Panther pitching staff. Peraza's work in his first season with FIU earned him a finalist spot for the inaugural C-USA Assistant Coach of the Year award.
Peraza spent the 2013 season leading the pitchers at Cal State Northridge. Prior to joining the Matadors, Peraza spent the summer of 2012 as the pitching coach for the Santa Barbara Foresters, a summer collegiate team, which captured the 2012 National Baseball Congress (NBC) World Series title.
Peraza's previous five seasons came at Cal State Los Angeles where he served as the Head Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator, starting in October 2007. In the middle of his tenure with Cal State L.A., Peraza served as the head coach of the So Cal Fire, a summer collegiate baseball team, in the summer of 2008. Before his time at Cal State L.A., Peraza was the head assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Eastern Oklahoma State College for the 2007 season.
Peraza's collegiate pitching career began at El Camino Community College from 1998-2000, where he sits in the record books for the program's most saves. He then attended San Francisco State University in 2001, where he was a Second Team All-Conference Selection. Peraza then transferred over to San Diego State University in 2002.
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