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2020 Inside Baseball Coaches Clinic Features UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS Pitching Coach Matt Hobbs
Matt Hobbs was announced as the new Razorback pitching coach in December 2018, after spending the last four seasons at Wake Forest. In 2018, the Deacon pitching staff set a new program record for strikeouts per nine innings, fanning more than one batter per inning.
Before coming to Wake Forest, Hobbs spent four years as the pitching coach at his alma mater, Missouri. Hobbs spent the 2010 season as the pitching coach at the University of San Francisco. Before USF, Hobbs spent three years as the associate head coach, pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at UC-San Diego.
Before his stint at UC-San Diego, Hobbs spent two seasons as the pitching coach at Santa Barbara City College. During the summers, Hobbs was the pitching coach for Foresters Baseball, which won the National Baseball Congress World Series in 2006. Hobbs also served one season as an assistant coach at Chapman University, where he primarily worked with pitchers and catchers. In Hobbs' coaching career, 33 student-athletes have either been drafted or signed pro contracts, including 29 who were undrafted heading into college.
Hobbs pitched at Missouri from 1999-2002, and he was drafted twice, first by the San Diego Padres in 2001 and then by the Kansas City Royals in 2002.
Hobbs and his wife, Marta, have two daughters, Addison and Taylor, and a son, Will.
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