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JORDON TWOHIG | Assistant Coach

Jordon Twohig joined the Saint Mary's baseball coaching staff as Associate Head Coach in July of 2019. Twohig brings 14 years of collegiate coaching experience, serving on eight different staffs and with six different collegiate teams including a stint with Saint Mary's from 2004 to 2006.

Twohig's most recent stay was for six years at Cal State Northridge as the Associate Head Coach while acting as the Recruiting Coordinator and hitting and outfielders' coach. Twohig consistently led his players to the top of the conference multiple offensive categories including: homeruns, doubles, triples, runs batted in, hits, walks, and slugging percentage. Furthermore, he was instrumental in team's highest conference finishes in 17 years. He also led the efforts in assembling both a top-30 and a top-40 recruiting class with the Matadors and helped fundraise $2.5 million towards a new stadium. Twohig also spent extensive time aiding the community in the San Fernando Valley and the Los Angeles and Ventura County areas.

Before his time with the Matadors, he spent the 2010-2013 seasons on the staff of University of Washington. With the Huskies, he helped the program's recruiting and academic efforts. In 2011, he once again brought in a top-30 recruiting class which included seven players who were selected in the 2014 MLB Draft.

Beforehand, Twohig was the head coach at Ohlone College in Fremont, Calif. from 2008-2010 and led his team to unprecedented success during that time. In his three seasons, he compiled a 94-43 record, winning two regional championships, a super regional championship, and a state title as well. In his final season with the Renegades, he led his team to a state championship which was the first state title in any sport in the school's history. The previous season, after the team's first league title in 18 years, he was named the Coast Conference Coach of the Year.

From 2003-2010, Twohig spent time coaching in a myriad of other positions, including stretches with Feather River College (Assistant Coach, 2003-2004), Saint Mary's (Volunteer Assistant, 2004-2006), the Pittsburgh Pirates (Associate Scout, 2007-2008), and the NorCal Baseball Club (Head Coach, 2006-2010).

Before his coaching days, Twohig was an outfielder and left-handed pitcher at Feather River College and York College of Nebraska. At York, he was voted a team captain in both of his seasons and enjoyed a successful 2003 campaign: .363 batting average, seven homeruns, and 61 RBI. He was named All-Conference in both seasons and was an Academic All-American in 2002 with a 4.0 GPA.

Twohig received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in 2003 with an Emphasis in Secondary and Physical Education. Then, he earned a Master's in Science, Sport Management from the United States Sports Academy in 2004.

 

RILEY GOULDING | Assistant Coach

Riley Goulding joined the Saint Mary's baseball staff as Assistant Coach in July of 2019.

Goulding spent the previous six seasons with Cal State Northridge, four as a volunteer assistant. He also served as Director of Youth and high school camp clinics. He organized practices, weight schedules, academic and team study hall, community outreach efforts, social media posts, and team gear.

Originally from Tracy, Calif. Goulding played baseball at College of San Mateo. As a freshman in 2010, he helped the team win their ninth-consecutive conference title and they finished second in the CCCAA. He then went on to play Division I baseball at University of Texas Pan-American. There, he started 102 games over two seasons, batting .304 and led the team in batting average his senior season.

Goulding received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration in December of 2013 and two years later, received his master's in coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University Irvine. Goulding has coaching ties throughout his family as he has brothers serving as assistant golf coaches at University of San Diego and the United States Air Force Academy.

 

KEVIN BETTENCOURT | Director of Baseball Operations

Kevin Bettencourt joinied the Saint Mary's baseball staff as the Director of Operations in July of 2019 after serving as the Graduate Assistant at Cal State Northridge in 2018.

Bettencourt oversaw the student-managers, helped with recruiting visits, and the setup of the locker room, batting cages, and field. He also managed the software to track and analyze game film, compiled statistics, and served as the assistant catching coach.

Before his time with the Matadors, he spent a season with his alma mater (Vanguard University) as an assistant coach. There, he served as the assistant recruiting coordinator and the point person for academic requirements and the admission process for prospective student-athletes. Bettencourt also conducted campus tours for incoming players and acted as an assistant head coach in practice.

Before his coaching days, he played at Vanguard as a catcher after transferring from Modesto Community College. In his final season, he appeared in 44 games while starting in 43. He was both a GSAC Scholar Athlete and a member of the 2016 GSAC All-Academic Team in his senior season.

Bettencourt graduated cum laude from Vanguard with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 2016 and received his master's degree in Sport Management from University of San Francisco in 2019.