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2018 West Coast Inside Baseball Coaches Clinic Features UC DAVIS Assistant Coach Lloyd Acosta
In his first tenure at UC Davis, Acosta spent six seasons as an assistant with the Aggies from 2002-07 as the program's recruiting coordinator and working with the defense. UC Davis led the nation with a .970 fielding percentage in 2003 as the Aggies advanced to the NCAA Division II College World Series, finishing third.
Following the 2007 campaign, Acosta left Davis to take a similar position at Saint Mary's of the West Coast Conference, helping manage the Gaels' offense, working with the infielders, and coordinating the program's recruiting efforts, among other duties. He returned to UC Davis in 2014.
A 1996 UC Davis graduate, who also earned his masters in education from Chapman University in 2001, Acosta began his collegiate coaching career as an assistant coach at Sierra College in Rocklin, Calif.. Prior to that, he spent six seasons as the head coach of the freshman and junior variety squads, while also serving as an assistant varsity coach, at nearby Rocklin High School.
He has also served as a part-time scout for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Acosta's playing career began at Gavilan College in Gilroy where he played one season as a middle infielder. He played his sophomore season at Santa Clara's Mission College before transferring to UC Davis.
Learn firsthand baseball insights from one of the brightest minds in baseball, Lloyd Acosta. Register at http://www.insidebaseballcoachesclinic.com/
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