Jordon Twohig added to Washington Coaching Staff

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

JordonTwohig SEATTLE – Jordon Twohig, who led Ohlone College (Fremont, Calif.) to the California state junior college championship in 2010, has been named as an assistant coach at Washington, head coach Lindsay Meggs announced on Monday.

In May, Twohig wrapped up his second season as the head coach at Ohlone by winning the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) crown with a 16-10 win over the College of San Mateo in the title game.

"Jordan Twohig is another step in the right direction for Husky Baseball," said Meggs, who coached his first seaon at the UW in 2010. "Having led Ohlone Junior College to the California state championship last year, it’s clear that Jordan knows how to win. His swagger will be contagious, and his energy will be felt by everyone. Jordan is going to be a great Husky."

Twohig’s 2010 team went 37-10 overall and won the Coast Conference title with a 20-5 record. The Renegades finished the year ranked No. 9 in the nation in Perfect Game USA’s junior college poll.

The 2010 Ohlone squad boasted eight all-conference players, including two all-state selections and the state’s pitcher of the year.

In his first season in charge at Ohlone in 2009, Twohig led the Renegades to their first league title in 18 years and a trip to the state super regionals. Twohig was named the Coast Conference Coach of the Year and the 2009 squad finished the year ranked No. 19 in the nation while notching eight first-team all-league selections.

Twohig served as associate head coach at Ohlone in 2008 before taking over as the head coach. As the associate head coach, he served as recruiting coordinator and oversaw the team’s hitting.

Prior to going to work at Ohlone, Twohig compiled an extensive resume in baseball. He was a scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Atlanta Braves for three years. At the same time, he served as a coach with NorCal Baseball, a select youth program.

Twohig was also an assistant coach at St. Mary’s College of the West Coast Conference for three years and served as an assistant at Feather River College in Quincy, Calif.

Twohig earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education from York College in Nebraska, and a master’s degree in sports management from the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Ala.