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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.