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Eric Bloom
Field Manager

Bloom is a graduate of Cleveland High School (2005) in Reseda and spent a year at Cal Poly Pomona before transferring to Pierce College in order fulfill his dream of playing collegiate baseball.  After two seasons with the Brahmas, Eric transferred once more, this time to Colorado State University-Pueblo where he finished his college career.  

After graduation, Bloom played for several independent teams, culminating in a championship with the Edinburg Roadrunners (Texas) of United League Baseball in 2012.  Eric subsequently took an assistant coaching job at Pierce, where he continues to coach. 

In addition to his coaching duties with Pierce, Bloom has also worked as the skipper for the So-Cal Phillies, a travel team featuring top-level high school talent, for the past three years. 

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Andrew Castaneda
Hitting Coach

Andrew's coaching career started off in the Trosky/Kali organization (2013-2016) coaching in the college developmental program working with high school players ages 16-18U. He then got hired as the Piedmont Hills High School head varsity coach (2014-2016). In 2005, in just his second year he turned the program around and made a historic run leading his team to its first winning season and playoff birth in 10 years. Andrew collected the first playoff win in the history of the program. That team made school history by winning PHHS’ first ever Central Coast Section Championship in baseball. The team also made CCS history by becoming the first 16 seed to ever win the title and was only the fifth team ever to ten run rule a team in the championship game.

He is a graduate of Evergreen Valley High School in San Jose, Ca.

Was a center fielder that started his college career at San Jose City College where he led the team to a super regional final. He was an All Conference selection and was the 2009 Santa Clara County Hot Stove Junior College Player of the Year.

Then transferred to Colorado State University-Pueblo and was an all conference selection both years.  Junior season led the team in hits, runs, and stolen bases. Senior year led the team in stolen bases and triples helping a team that led the nation in that category.

Graduated from CSU-P with a Business Marking Degree, and currently resides in San Jose, Ca.

Coleman Stephens
Pitching Coach

Amarillo, TX native, attended Randall High 06’ where he was a 3 sport athlete in baseball, football and basketball. Beyond high school he was a student athlete at Midland College JC (Midland, TX), Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX) and Colorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo, CO). Coleman graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Then went on to pursue his dream of playing professional baseball playing with 6 different Independent teams throughout the course of 4 years.

Beau Moorehead
Assistant Coach

Beau Moorehead just finished his second season as a member of the William Jessup University Baseball coaching staff.  Moorehead comes to Jessup after serving as Pitching Coach at San Francisco State for seven years and will continue lending his expertise as the pitching coach for the Warriors.  

While at SF State, Moorehead helped the program progress from two conference wins to 17 victories this past season. Under his tutelage, SF State's ERA dropped by an average of three runs per game. Moorehead developed three all-conference pitchers, two of whom hold school records, and one rated second in the nation in Division II for strikeouts in a season. As Academic Coordinator for the baseball program, Moorehead led efforts to raise the team’s GPA to the highest of all the male sports in the department and helped produce twenty-two student-athletes earning all-academic honors.

Prior to starting his coaching career, Moorehead was a starting pitcher at SF State for two seasons. While attending SF State he received his Bachelor’s Degree with honors in History. Prior to attending SF State Moorehead played baseball at  Merced College for two seasons while obtaining an AA Degree in General Studies.

Mick Lancaster
Assistant Coach

2016 - Assistant coach, Auburn Wildcats baseball team.                 
2015 - Assistant coach, Auburn Wildcats baseball team
2015 - 1st base coach, "Spring Training" Gary SouthShore RailCats (Ind. AA)
2013 - Steve Sax baseball clinic "Scout guest speaker"
2005 thru 2015 - Miami Marlins associate scout, Sacramento metropolitan region

Professional Baseball:
1996 - Green Bay Sultans, Green Bay, WI/Prairie League               1995 - Sonoma County Crushers, Sonoma, CA/Western Baseball League
1994 - Saskatoon Riot, Saskatoon, Canada/North Central League  1993 - Los Caribes, Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela/Liga Venezuela del Verano
1992 - Los Tuzos, Zacatecas, Mexico/Liga del Bajio                        1991 - Los Tuzos, Zacatecas, Mexico/Liga del Bajio
1990 - Los Pericos, Pueba, Mexico/Liga del Azteca                         1989 - Los Aguiluchos, Sahuayo, Mexico/Liga del Bajio

Semi-Pro Baseball:
1986 - 2004 Various teams in Southern/Northern California & Nevada

1985 - St. Mary's College/Moraga, CA - recruited to play 3b/West Coast Athletic Conference
1984 - JC/Contra Costa College/San Pablo, CA - played 3b/Camino Norte Conference
1983 - JC/Solano Community College/Suisun, CA - played 3b/Bay Valley Conference
1980 - Sacramento City College/Sacramento, CA - "redshirt"
1979 - Davis Senior High/Davis, CA - played (RHP, 3b)