Marcelino will coach Southwest region's 14-under team
The USD baseball team will host camps for kids ages 7-16 in August.
Brad Marcelino serves as the Toreros' hitting coach and recruiting coordinator. He recently wrapped up his sixth with the Toreros baseball program, during his six seasons the Toreros have compiled an overall record of 206-131-1 and 97-60 in conference. Marcelino is USD’s hitting coach, outfield, base running and 3B coach. He has coached five consecutive top 100 picks (all position players): Kris Bryant (#2 pick – Chicago Cubs), Connor Joe (39th pick – Pittsburgh Pirates), Kyle Holder (30th pick – New York Yankees), Bryson Brigman ((87th pick - Seattle Mariners), Riley Adams (99th pick - Toronto Blue Jays) from 2013-17. Two of those 1st rounders were previously undrafted out of high school.
2013: #7 ranked nationally by Perfect Game
2014: #4 ranked nationally by Collegiate Baseball (1 of 3 NON-BCS schools to be ranked in top 10)
2015: #38 ranked nationally by Perfect Game
2016: #19 ranked nationally by Collegiate Baseball
Marcelino also runs the team camps and north county camps. The team camps at USD have garnered a reputation to bring out the best talent on the West Coast to the campus of USD. He has brought in 150+ high school/travel teams from Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Washington, to experience the USD environment. Over Marcelino’s 10 year coaching career he has helped 47 of his players sign professional contracts.”
2017: The Toreros posted a 35-18-1 record and were ranked nationally for the majority of the season highlighted by winning the Tony Gwyn Classic and beating Vanderbilt, UCLA, USC, Oregon, Cal State Fullerton. The Toreros had two players with double digit home runs (Roman Garcia -14 and Riley Adams - 13) and had four position players selected in the 2017 MLB Draft (7 total players): Riley Adams (3rd round, Toronto Blue Jays), Roman Garcia (19th round, Houston Astros), Colton Waltner (21st round, Minnesota Twins) and Hunter Mercado-Hood (31st round, Los Angeles Dodgers). The offense once again was among the top in the nation including ranked 24th in doubles per game.
2016: The Toreros went 27-29 and had two All-Americans: Bryson Brigman and Kevin Collard (Freshmen All-American). Brigman was selected in the third round by the Seattle Mariners. Riley Adams was named a semi-finalist for the Johnny Bench Award, given to the nation's top catcher.
2015 – USD had another 30+ win season highlighted by sweeping No. 8 Texas, winning a series at No. 7 Mississippi State, and beating No. 12 Cal State Fullerton. Kyle Holder a previously undrafted player was a semi-finalist for the Brooks Wallace Award which recognizes the nation’s top shortstop. Holder went on to win WCC player of the year as well as third team All America honors. The New York Yankees drafted Holder in the 1st round. Bryson Brigman won WCC Freshman of the Year and was also named a Freshman All-American. Bryson continued his great year by being named to Team USA for the summer. Jesse Jenner another previously undrafted player was drafted in the 7th round by the St. Louis Cardinals. Austin Bailey who was All-WCC honorable mention and also previously undrafted was drafted in the 21st round by the Kansas City Royals.
2014 - Helped lead USD to an overall record of 36-20. Senior LHP/OF and 2-way standout Louie Lechich, Andrew Daniel and Connor Joe earned 3rd Team All-American honors as well as 1st Team All WCC. Seven players were selected in the MLB Draft including three position players : Joe (1st Rd - Pirates) Lechich (6th Rd - White Sox), Daniel (11th Rd - Angels). The Toreros were tops in the NCAA - ranked 3rd in team batting average, 7th in slugging percentage, 8th in on base percentage, 9th in doubles, 10th in scoring, 22nd in runs, 23rd in homeruns and 26th in hits.
2013 - USD earned a berth to the inaugural WCC Tournament, and helped them to the championship out of the losers bracket. With the championship, the Toreros earned the automatic bid into the NCAA Regional. At UCLA, they advanced to the Regional Championship game after defeating both SDSU and Cal Poly, but losing to UCLA - the eventual National Champion. Junior Kris Bryant earned the Golden Spikes Award, Dick Howser Award as well as 1st team All-American and WCC Co-Player of the year as well as 1st Team All WCC. AJ Robinson, Austin Green and Connor Joe also earned 1st team All WCC. Eight players were selected in the MLB draft including three position players: Kris Bryant (1st Rd - Cubs), Austin Green (13th Rd - Tigers), and Dillion Haupt (20th Rd - White Sox).
2012 - He helped to lead USD to a 40-17 record, as well as a Regional berth. Position players Kris Bryant, Andrew Daniel and Corey LeVier were named 1st Team All -WCC. Bryant was also named 1st Team All American and Andrew Daniel and Austin Bailey were Freshman All-American. Four players were selected in the MLB draft including one position player - Bryan Haar (34th Rd - Twins) was selected in the MLB Draft.
World Baseball Classic: USD Assistant Coach was named as part of Team Great Britain's Coaching Staff for the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Brooklyn, NY.
USA Baseball: USD Assistant Coach Brad Marcelino was selected by USA Baseball to be part of the 13U National Team Identification Series staff that will be responsible for selecting the roster for the 14U USA National Team Development Program. 16 regions throughout the USA were represented. Coach Marcelino remains actively involved with this age group and has been for a number of years as the founder of the North County Mavericks Baseball Program which consists of 4th - 8th grade players.
San Diego Padres 2014 Instructional League Marcelino was invited to be a guest instructor with the San Diego Padres and assisted the hitting coordinators, base running coordinators and outfield coordinators with daily drills/workouts for the Padres prospects. Specific workouts were also implemented for the Arizona Fall League prospects.
San Francisco Giants 2013 Instructional League: Marcelino worked with Steve Decker, San Francisco Giants Hitting Coordinator and Shane Turner, Director of Player Development. He learned the Giants offensive and defensive philosophies that are implemented throughout the entire organization.
La Costa Canyon High School: Marcelino started his coaching career at local La Costa Canyon High School for three years and helped the program become nationally ranked for three years. He helped five LCC players move on to professional baseball. Marcelino became an associate scout for the Baltimore Orioles evaluating local talent in San Diego. He played his collegiate baseball at Occidental College and California Lutheran University. After Cal Lu he played professionally and also attended Cleveland Indians Spring Training in 2004. He most recently competed in the 2012 World Baseball Classic which took place in Regensburg, Germany. Also playing in countries such as Australia, Italy, Germany, Holland, Spain, Croatia, Czech Republic and Israel among others. Marcelino is the founder of the North County Mavericks high school/college prep baseball program which consists of 4th - 8th graders and is based out of North County San Diego. Marcelino received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics for Business Management from Occidental College in 2003.
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