Coaches

The Eastside Select Baseball managers and coaches have significant baseball experience.  They have a passion for the game and enjoy seeing their players develop as great people first, reach new heights and improve as baseball players.

Troy Anderson

Troy Anderson is an Eastside Select Baseball coach with a long resume of baseball experience. He brings tremendous energy to his coaching and thoroughly enjoys working with youngsters. His focus is fundamentals and he takes great pride in developing confidence, growth and improvement in young players. He has coached Pony Mustang (10U) baseball the last three years and has led two of his three teams to undefeated seasons and the league championship.  As a player, Mr. Anderson’s experience includes the following:

· High School – American Legion World Series (1981)

· High School - State Champions – Newport High School (1982)

· High School - All State - Newport High School (1983)

· College – Honorable Mention NAIA All-American - Whitworth College

· College – Invitee to the Mariners ‘Best of the West’ workout in the Kingdome with 13 other players from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and California.

· Post College – Invitee to professional tryout in Boise and Portland

Raul Sanidad

Raul Sanidad is an Eastside Select Baseball coach and is a tremendous asset to the program. Raul is a baseball junkie and has a great feel for youth baseball and the players who participate in it. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who coaches or watches more youth baseball than Raul. His insight, team and player assessment and experience are second to none. As a player, Mr. Sanidad’s experience includes the following:

· High School - Four year starter at Cleveland (1); West Seattle (3); Note: Mr. Sanidad was known for never striking out during his three years at West Seattle.

· High School – All Metro League as a junior and senior

· High School – All Metro League MVP

· High School - All-State – West Seattle High School (1983)

· College – Gonzaga University

· College – University of Washington

· Post College – Invitee to professional tryouts for St. Louis and San Francisco

· Post College – Played Semi-Pro baseball with Husky Fever under coach Ken Knutson

Mr. Sanidad graduated from the University of Washington in 1988 with a degree in Engineering.

Jeff Tucker

Jeff Tucker is the manager of the Eastside Select Baseball program and is responsible for baseball operations, league affiliations and general administration. Mr. Tucker brings vision, ambition, youth baseball board member experience, charisma and a passion for excellence to the program. Jeff has demonstrated excellent coaching abilities as well, winning multiple youth baseball tournaments, including a 13 team 9U state tournament in 2009.

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Don Maher

Eastside Select Sports is proud to announce the addition of Don Maher to its coaching staff.  Don provides the Eastside Select Sports family of teams, coaches and parents the independent and objective perspective Eastside Select Sports prides itself on.  Don attended Arizona State University, played professional baseball in the New York Yankees organization and has high school coaching experience in California.  As a 4th grade teacher in the Renton school district, Don has a way with kids as well as a charisma and attitude youngsters are drawn to.  Don also provides independent baseball instruction to young players in the area.  Feel free to contact Don directly at 206-434-6737 or don@eastsideselect.com to schedule a tailored session specifically with your youngster.