This is Dave’s first year with the Potters. Dave comes with a long history in the game. He played locally at Jesuit High School and American River College. In 1975 he was drafted as a catcher by the Atlanta Braves and spent four years in their organization playing on two championship teams. Once his professional career ended, he transitioned into coaching where he spent the better part of 25 years. Dave’s responsibilities with the Potters will include acting as Ryan’s bench coach and developing catchers. Dave is a graduate of St. Mary’s College in Moraga, Ca. He and his wife, Cindy, reside in Lincoln.
Jon Peters will coach third base and act as an assistant coach with emphasis on infielders and hitting. He is in his third year with Folsom Lake College in the same capacity. Peters grew up in Chino, CA where he was a standout baseball player at Chino High School, earning All-League, All-County, and All-CIF honors. He continued his playing career at Mt. San Antonio Community College for two years and earned a scholarship to NCAA Division II powerhouse Chico State. He helped lead the Wildcats to an appearance in the NCAA DII World Series in 2012.
Kody Keroher will serve as the pitching coach for the Potters this season. Keroher played at and graduated from the University of Nevada Reno after a two-year stint at Solano Community College. In 2004, he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 46th Round of the Major League Baseball Draft. After his playing career, Keroher worked as the Pitching Coach for Solano from 2008 to 2012 where he led the Falcons to five league championships and two Super Regional appearances. He is currently the Director of Operations and Facilities at Sacramento State University and he and his famIly reside in Rocklin, CA.
Mick Lancaster returns as an assistant coach. Mick has a long history of teaching the game of baseball at both college and professional levels, and also served as an Associate Scout for the Miami Marlins for 10 years.
Hitting coach Noah Brewster is a Southern California native that played high school ball at El Toro and Laguna Beach High Schools. Brewster received consecutive League MVP honors and a number of Division 1 scholarship offers, but his playing career was cut short due to injury. He is currently the owner and lead instructor of ProForm Baseball Training in Roseville, CA where he specializes in high-level player development for players of all ages. Brewster has had the opportunity to work with numerous collegiate and professional players. In addition to serving as the hitting coach, Noah will coach first base and work with catchers.
Ryan Stevens, Manager
Email : Ryan Stevens, Manager
After a successful college playing career, Ryan Stevens went on to coach at Sierra College for six years (2011-2016) serving as the hitting coach in a high-powered offense. The Wolverines reached the postseason in each of his six seasons on staff.
In addition to coaching at Sierra College, Stevens served as the head coach and general manager of the Sacramento Scorch Summer Collegiate Baseball Club from 2011-2015.
In 2016, Stevens accepted a position with Louisville Slugger as their Player Insight Specialist where he brings in players of all ages to a state-of-the-art indoor hitting facility located in Roseville, CA to evaluate bat performance for future Wilson/Louisville Slugger products.
Ryan currently resides in Rocklin, CA with his wife, Brittany, and son, Hudson.
2019 will be Scott’s first year with the Potter’s. Scott comes in with many years baseball experience. He is the Co-Founder of Proform Baseball Training in Roseville, CA and is in his 4th year of College Coaching. He has trained many athletes over the years. Most recently trained Braden Bishop (CF Seattle Mariners MLB). When he is not teaching hitting lessons to kids of all ages, he is working at the field at Sierra College where he acts as the hitting coach and outfield coach. Scott played at Casa Roble High School, then Sierra College, before finally playing at Sonoma State University scholarship. At Sierra Scott was an All-American OF and selected for 1st team All Big-8 Conference for the Wolverines. Scott was a multi-sport athlete in High School leading to his wide spread knowledge in being an all-around athlete. For the Potters Scott will act as 1st Base Coach and OF Coach. He will also collaborate with Manager Ryan Stevens in working with the hitters this summer. Scott is a graduate from Sonoma St and resides in Roseville, CA.