Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
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Jason Munoz enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Lindenwood baseball team in 2018. Munoz is from California and has spent most of his playing and coaching career in the Southern California.
Prior to coming to Lindenwood, Munoz spent two years at the University of La Verne as a graduate assistant coach and recruiting coordinator.
In his first season at La Verne, he helped the Leopards to their second SCIAC title in four years. As hitting and infield coach, he helped the Leopards offense to a .412 conference slugging percentage and an overall .287 batting average. The offense also totaled 106 extra base hits, while totaling 438 hits on the season. That season, La Verne had five all-conference position players, and made its deepest run in the playoffs since its national title in 1995.
Munoz spent 2017 as an assistant at Pasadena City College. In his first season there, the Lancers had their best season in over 50 years. The Lancers won their first South Coast Conference title in over 50 years, and won by the biggest margin of any junior college in California. Munoz primary job there was working with the hitters and outfield. The Lancers had a team batting average of .297, and they hit .314 as a team in conference play.
Munoz has also coached in the Colorado Sentinel Summer League for the Loveland Blue Jays. As head coach, he led the Blue Jays to a league title in 2015. He also spent the 2016 summer as head coach of the Southern California Bombers in the Southern California Collegiate League.
As a player, Munoz played four seasons at the University of La Verne. He as a key piece for the Leopards in 2008 when they won the conference title. He hit .300 that year with 27 RBI while playing four different positions for the Leopards.
As a senior, he hit .327 again while playing multiple positions, highlighted by a two-for-four game on the last day of the season, which the Leopards won 1-0 on his RBI double in the sixth. That year, he was named to the ABCA All-West Region Team.
Munoz graduated from La Verne in 2011 with bachelor’s degree in Sociology, and in 2016 he received his master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Management.