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Sam Piraro

Player and Coach Developement

Sam Piraro  is currently head coach at Willow Glen High School after spending over 40 years coaching college baseball at San Jose State from 1987 to 2002 and 2004 to 2012.  Piraro led San Jose State to its first College World Series appearance in 2000 and is now spear heading Sirious Baseball's Coach and Player Development programs.  

  • Attended San Jose State University with Degree in Human Performance, Secondary Teaching Credential and Masters Degree

  • Head Freshmen Coach at San Jose State (1974-1976)

  • Asst Head Coach ( 1977-1979)

  • Head Coach Mission Community College (1980-1986)

  • Head Coach San Jose State University ( 1987-2012)

  • Asst Coach Mission College (2013-2014)

  • Head Coach Willow Glen HS (2015- Present)

RECORDS

  • 75 Wins as SJS Freshmen Coach

  • 190 Wins as Head Coach at Mission Community College

  • 806 Wins as Head Coach at San Jose State

  • 36 Wins at Willow Glen

  • Over 1100 Wins as Head Coach

       AWARDS

  • 13 Time Coach of the Year

  • 11 Time Conference Champions

  • 35 Winning Seasons

  • Over 60 Players Drafted

  • California Community College Hall of Fame

  • Italian Heritage Hall of Fame

  • Italian American Hall of Fame