Theodore A. Silva
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 4", Weight 190 lb.
- School Cal State Fullerton
- High School Redondo Union High School
- Born August 4, 1974 in Inglewood, CA USA
Prior to playing professionally, he was a consensus All-American in 1995, and he was on the All-Tournament team in the 1995 College World Series. He pitched three games for Team USA in the 1994 Baseball World Cup, allowing three runs in three innings and registering a win over South Korea and Sun-dong Lim.
He was originally drafted in the 21st round of the 1995 amateur draft, and began his professional career that season with the Charleston RiverDogs, with whom he went 5-4 with a 3.38 ERA. He played for the Charlotte Rangers and Tulsa Drillers in 1996, going a combined 17-4 with a 2.91 ERA in 27 starts. In 188 1/3 innings, he walked only 43 batters and allowed only 170 hits. In 1997, he played for Tulsa, going 13-10 with a 4.09 ERA in 26 games (25 starts).
Silva missed the 1998 season, and in 1999 he went 6-3 with a 4.00 ERA in 13 games (11 starts) for Tulsa. In 2000 with Kaoping Fala, he went 3-4 with a 2.45 ERA. In 2001 with the Riversharks he went 3-5 with a 5.77 ERA in 28 games (six starts).
He is currently (2022) the pitching coach at USC. He previously coached for Cal State Fullerton (2005-2006), Fresno State University (2007), UC Irvine (2008-2010), Loyola Marymount University (2011) and University of Nebraska (2012-2019). He also coached for Villa Park High School.