Position: Assistant Coach
Experience: 1st Season
Alma Mater: Arizona State University
Jordan Aboites joins us after completing just his second full season of coaching college baseball. In 2019, he served as the volunteer assistant and infield coach at Biola University in La Mirada, California. Following the 2019 season, Aboites was named head coach of the So Cal Shepherds in the Sunset Baseball League where he was named the all-star game manager and led the Shepherds to their first playoffs in program history.
Prior to coaching, Aboites completed his education at Arizona State University where he was a two-way player for the ASU Baseball Team from 2012-2016. In 2014, he received the “Fireman Award” as the team’s Top Relief Pitcher, where he threw the most Innings out of the bullpen in the Pac-12. Aboites received numerous Pac-12 conference honors as both a Pitcher and an Infielder. He finished his Senior year as the starting 3rd baseman where he was named to the 2016 All-Defensive Team and had a 7-2 record with a 3.69 ERA on the mound. He also contributed to the Devils by playing second and shortstop all 4 years.
After college, Aboites was signed as a Pitcher by the Toros De Tijuana where his team won the Mexican League Championship in 2017. He finished second in the teams “Rookie of the Year” running after striking out 18 through 23 1/3 innings and posting a 3.09 era through 20 games in his first professional season. Jordan played for 2 other MLB AAA Mexican League teams before retiring from baseball in 2018.
Aboites graduated from Arizona State on the Dean’s list with a degree in Communications and a minor in Family and Human Development. He received Scholar Baller recognition all 4 years as well as Pac-12 Academic awards for 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Currently, Jordan is the infield coach for Cypress Junior College alongside coach Pickler. He is completing his master’s degree in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University.