Jason Dietrich

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Jason Dietrich has had a long career as a college coach and head coach after playing a few seasons in the minor leagues.

From 1991 to 1993, Dietrich played at Rancho Santiago College (now Santa Ana Community College) where he was a team captain, all-conference and all-state selection and helped his club to the California Community College Athletic Association Championship crown in 1993.

Prior to coaching, he played four years in the Colorado Rockies organization (1994-1998) and one with the New Jersey Jackals of the Northeast League (1998), after being selected in the 19th round of the 1994 Amateur Draft out of Pepperdine University, where he had earned West Coast Conference Honorable Mention accolades. During his professional career, Dietrich posted a 7-2 record with a 2.84 ERA with 7 saves in 44 appearances.

Dietrich began his coaching career as the pitching coach at Arcadia (CA) High School (1999-2001). He became a college pitching coach at Los Angeles City College in 2002 before moving to Irvine Valley College (2003-2006) and Cal State Los Angeles (2007). He also spent time as a pitching coach for the Hyannis Mets of the Cape Cod Baseball League (2004-2005) and Southern California Fire (2003) of the Western Wood Bat League.

Dietrich also spent five seasons (2008-2012) at UC Irvine where he was the pitching coach during the final two. During his five-year tenure, the Anteaters posted 202 wins and made four NCAA Regionals including a Super Regional appearance in 2008. His club was 17th nationally in both ERA and walks per nine innings in 2011, and were 36th in ERA and 11th in WHIP in 2012.

Dietrich was the pitching coach at Cal State Fullerton in 2013-2016.

With the Oregon Ducks (2016-2019), Dietrich mentored a pair of All-Americans, three First-Team All-Pac-12 members and six Major League Baseball draft selections, while leading a pitching staff that ranked among the national leaders in strikeout-to-walk ratio, strikeouts per nine innings, walks allowed per nine innings and WHIP from 2017-19.

In 2020-2021 Dietrich was the pitching coach at East Carolina University

Jason Dietrich was named head coach of the Cal State-Fullerton baseball program on June 30, 2021.

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