New Coach Steps Into the Box


New Matadors Baseball Head Coach Dave Serrano is a highly respected, experienced winner at the NCAA Division I level. Serrano was appointed in June 2019 to lead the program, continuing his legacy of coaching in the Big West Conference and at the highest level of collegiate baseball.

His resume is impressive, having coached at schools such as Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine and Tennessee. Serrano was named the 2010 Big West Coach of the Year while at Fullerton, as well as Baseball America’s Assistant Coach of the Year in 2004 as Fullerton’s pitching coach — the same year the team won the National Championship. Serrano has brought with him new talent, on the coaching staff and roster, most of whom have deep ties to Southern California baseball. As one of only 12 coaches in college baseball history to take two different schools to the College World Series — Fullerton and Irvine — Serrano has high hopes for his promising CSUN Baseball team, in 2020 and beyond.

Q: What does it mean for you to lead the Matadors Baseball team here at CSUN, as the 10th head coach in the university’s history?

Serrano: It’s an honor. I’m excited about being in the Big West,…

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