Men's Baseball Coaching Staff

 

Kyle Koehler, Head Coach
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Prior to coming to Redlands in August 2013, Koehler was the head baseball coach at El Reno High School. In 2008, Koehler came back to his hometown, El Reno, from Cedar Valley College (NJCAA) located in Lancaster, TX. Koehler served 7 seasons there as the head coach leading that program to national recognition, finishing the 2004 season ranked 3rd in the NJCAA national polls. During his tenure there he coached over 40 student/athletes who transferred to and earned four year university scholarships. Coach Koehler also had three former players drafted into Major League Baseball. Koehler also spent six seasons on the coaching staff at the University of Indianapolis as an assistant coach for Coach Gary Vaught. The Indianapolis Greyhounds finished 3rd in the 2000 NCAA II College World Series in Montgomery, Alabama. In January 2012, Koehler was elected into the University of Indianapolis' Athletics Hall of Fame as a member (asst. coach) of the 2000 team. As a player, Koehler was part of a state championship team at El Reno High in '91, earning All-State honors that year as well. Koehler earned All American honors at Redlands C.C. in '93 and after graduation from RCC, transferred to Oral Roberts University. Koehler finished his collegiate playing career at the University of Indianapolis where he received his bachelor's degree in business education ('97) and master's degree in curriculum and instruction- educational technology ('00). Coach Koehler is an active member of the Oklahoma Coaches Association, Oklahoma City Area Baseball Coaches Association, and American Baseball Coaches Association. Koehler is a certified personal trainer (CPT), Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) and Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

 

Ben Schweinfurth, Assistant Coach
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Schweinfurth begins his third season as an assistant coach for the Cougars, and first as the team’s primary pitching coach.  Schweinfurth played the 2013 season as a middle infielder at Centenary College of Louisiana where he helped the team to a SCAC regular season title. Following his freshman year he joined Redlands Community College where he pitched and played infield for the cougars. Schweinfurth finished his playing career at Southwestern Oklahoma State University, where as a senior he appeared in 22 games, posting a conference low earned run average of 2.13 in 55 innings. His Senior Year he helped the Bulldogs to their first ever Great American Conference Title, which was also the first regular season title since the program joined the NCAA.  A native of Mustang, Oklahoma, Schweinfurth, earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2017 and he is now pursuing a master’s degree in Sports Management.

 

 

Trent Troxell, Assistant Coach
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Troxell graduated from Fort Cobb-Broxton High School, played 1B/OF for two years at Dodge City CC and his sophomore year he hit 336., with 12 doubles 22 rib’s, 3 HR’s,  then finished his last  two years at Southwestern Oklahoma State where he helped the team to its first NCAA DII Conference Championship in Great American Conference in 2016. Troxell is also the head of baseball operations for the Burkburnett Blacksox summer baseball program in Burkburnett TX. This is Troxells’ first year with Redlands CC and his primary responsibilities are developing the outfielders, hitters, base-running and also recruiting.