Jeremy Flores has joined the Our Lady of the Lake University athletics staff as assistant baseball coach.
After completing his first season as an assistant coach at Texas A&M University -- Kingsville, Flores helped the Javelinas to a second straight Lone Star Conference Championship and a third straight regional championship appearance. The Javelinas were ranked as high as No. 4 in NCAA Division II national polls. Flores coached 11 All Lone Star Conference selections including seven first-team selections, three second-team selections and one honorable-mention selection along with both the Player of the Year and Academic Player of the Year. Of those 11 players, five were selected to the Daktronics Division II South Central Regional first and second teams and one Daktronics All-American selection.
He recently served his second season as assistant coach for the Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League leading them to a second consecutive TCL Championship appearance in a record breaking season in which the team broke the single season wins with 37. Along with having nine TCL all-star selections and both the Pitcher of the Year (Kris Looper- University of Incarnate Word) and the Batting Title Champion (Justin Pacchioli- Lehigh University), he was also selected to be the assistant coach on the all-star team to represent the South Division. Throughout his two years on the coaching staff, the team produced five MLB First Year Player Draftees including: 2014- Argenis Angulo (Cleveland Indians 19th round), Taylor Hearn (Minnesota Twins 25th round) and Drake Roberts (Cleveland Indians 29th round); 2013- Glenn Sparkman (Kansas City Royals 20th round) and Kyle Thornell (Colorado Rockies 34th round); and one player signing a free agent contract: Alvaro Rondon (Arizona Diamondbacks).
Flores recently served as the assistant coach for the Waccamaw Waves of the Beach Collegiate Baseball League in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and led the inaugural campaign to a second place finish in the Atlantic Division and a playoff appearance. Under Flores, the team produced five BCBL all-star selections and was selected to serve as an assistant coach in the BCBL All-Star game.
Flores played all four years of his collegiate career at Texas A&M University- Kingsville, where he had a standout campaign in which he broke both the single season and career records for saves as the team's full-time closer. Throughout his career, he was a vital part of a pitching staff that won two Conference Championships and reached the regional championship game in two consecutive seasons.
Flores graduated from Texas A&M-Kingsville with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He is from Victoria, Texas.
|1||Emanuel Sanchez||JR||2B||R/R||5-3||135||Catano, Puerto Rico||Carmen Sol HS/Brown Mackie College|
|2||Darius Patton||SO||OF||L/R||5-9||175||San Antonio, Texas||Brennan HS/Wharton County JC|
|3||Anthony De Jesus||JR||C||R/R||5-9||180||Sugarland, Texas||University of Houston|
|4||Laiky Uribe||JR||C||R/R||5-11||205||Bronx, N.Y.||Taft HS/Galveston CC|
|5||Tyler Davis||JR||SS||R/R||5-7||140||Weatherford, Texas||Weatherford HS/Eastfield CC|
|7||Leudy Betancourt||JR||SS||R/R||5-11||180||Danbury, Conn.||Danbury HS/Monroe College|
|9||Chase Smith||SO||RHP||R/R||5-10||185||La Porte, Texas||La Porte HS/Ottawa Univ.|
|10||Jordan Hackett||FR||RHP||R/R||5-9||175||San Antonio, Texas||Communication Arts High School|
|11||Stephen Garcia||FR||INF||L/R||5-10||160||Los Angeles, Calif.||Clear Creek High School|
|13||Enrique Ruiz III||FR||OF||R/R||5-6||155||Helotes, Texas||Brandeis High School|
|15||Nicolas Casas||FR||INF||L/R||5-9||170||San Antonio, Texas||Central Catholic HS/NW Vista|
|16||Nicholas Campos||FR||LHP||L/L||6-2||180||Humble, Texas||Atascocita High School|
|18||Connor Kalisky||SO||OF||R/R||5-11||195||San Antonio, Texas||Marshall High School/UIW|
|19||Chad Leatherwood||FR||RHP||R/R||6-2||205||La Porte, Texas||La Porte HS/Alvin CC|
|23||Austin Gallego||JR||INF||R/R||6-0||185||Bryan, Texas||Bryan HS/Lincoln College|
|24||Joshua Razo||JR||1B||R/R||6-0||215||Pearland, Texas||Manvel HS/Frank Phillips JC|
|25||Dante Vigiletti||JR||OF||R/R||5-10||195||Corona, Calif.||Red Mountain HS/Tabor College|
|26||Jordan Seifert||FR||RHP||R/R||6-0||205||Houston, Texas||Cy Creek High School|
|27||Adam Jimenez||SO||OF||R/R||5-11||185||Waco, Texas||Reicher Catholic HSl/East Texas Bap|
|31||Rick Garcia Jr.||FR||RHP||R/R||5-11||175||Katy, Texas||Morton Ranch High School|
|33||Ivan Herrera||FR||3B||R/R||5-9||205||Edinburg, Texas||Edinburg HS/UTPA|
|34||Chance Evans||FR||C/RHP||L/R||6-0||190||Cleveland, Texas||Tarkington High School|
|37||David Marte||JR||RHP||R/R||5-11||190||Boston, Mass.||Brighton High School/Monroe College|
|39||Carlos Becerra||SO||RHP||L/R||5-10||198||San Antonio, Texas||Taft High School/Ranger College|
|41||John Garcia||FR||RHP||R/R||6-2||215||Victoria, Texas||Victoria East/Univ. of Houston-Vict|
|44||Max Cunningham||FR||RHP||R/R||6-3||240||Grand Prairie, Texas||Grand Prairie HS/Frank Phillips JC|