YC Grad Joins UW Coaching Staff

Jordan Twohig
Jordon Twohig (YC Class 2003), who led Ohlone College to the California state junior college championship in 2010, has been named as an assistant coach at the University of Washington, Huskies’ head coach Lindsay Meggs announced.

In May, Twohig wrapped up his second season as the head coach at Ohlone by winning the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) crown with a 16-10 win over the College of San Mateo in the title game.

"Jordan Twohig is another step in the right direction for Husky Baseball," said Meggs. "Having led Ohlone Junior College to the California state championship last year, it's clear that Jordan knows how to win. His swagger will be contagious, and his energy will be felt by everyone. Jordan is going to be a great Husky."

Twohig's 2010 team went 37-10 overall and won the Coast Conference title with a 20-5 record. The Renegades finished the year ranked No. 9 in the nation in Perfect Game USA's junior college poll. The 2010 Ohlone squad boasted eight all-conference players, including two all-state selections and the state's pitcher of the year.

Jordan TwohigIn his first season in charge at Ohlone in 2009, Twohig led the Renegades to their first league title in 18 years and a trip to the state super regionals. Twohig was named the Coast Conference Coach of the Year and the 2009 squad finished the year ranked No. 19 in the nation while notching eight first-team all-league selections.

Twohig served as associate head coach at Ohlone in 2008 before taking over as the head coach. As the associate head coach, he served as recruiting coordinator and oversaw the team's hitting.

Prior to going to work at Ohlone, Twohig compiled an extensive resume in baseball. He was a scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves for three years. At the same time, he served as a coach with NorCal Baseball, a select youth program. Twohig was also an assistant coach at St. Mary's College of the West Coast Conference for three years and served as an assistant at Feather River College in Quincy, Calif.

Twohig had a very successful playing career as an outfielder at York College. He was a starting center fielder for two seasons, where he had a .988 fielding percentage and made only 3 errors in 121 games. He earned All-Conference honors both seasons and was an Academic All-American with a 4.0 GPA his junior year. His last year at York he was voted Team Captain, hit .371 with 6 homeruns and led the team in RBIs with 61.

Prior to York College, Twohig played baseball at Feather River College and helped capture the program’s first Conference title in school history, as well as Regional and Super Regional berths.

Twohig earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education, with a minor in Secondary Education from York College and a master's degree in sports management from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Alabama.

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