Baseball Head Coach: Scott Kelly
Scott Kelly completed his ninth season as the Edmonds College head baseball coach in 2021, albeit a shortened regional-only slate due to COVID-19. The 2020 season ended just as it began as the COVID-19 pandemic hit the nation and world in March 2020. Kelly has led the Tritons to three North Region titles in his tenure at Edmonds and was named Region Coach of the Year for the third time in 2018 as the Tritons finished 3rd in the NWAC, winning 40 games overall. Edmonds won an NWAC Super Regional tournament in 2019 and placed 7th overall in the conference.
Despite a rash of injuries the Tritons went 27-16 in 2017 and were one game out of first place in the North with a 15-9 mark. Edmonds went 1-2 in the NWAC Super Regionals, missing the NWAC tournament.
Through his first four years, Kelly’s squads had a 127-55 record, claimed two North Region titles and won the 2014 NWAC Championship. Dozens of Edmonds College baseball players have earned NWAC accolades and Kelly has been selected as the NWAC North Coach of the Year twice (2014 and 2015) and was the NWAC Coach of the Year in 2014.
Four Triton baseball players were named to the NWAC's All-Decade Baseball Team (2010-2019), which was tied for the most of any school in the conference. T.C. Florentine, Zach Needham, Elliot Carney, and David Garza were selected. Florentine who led Edmonds to a 2014 NWAC North Region title and championship was named the 2014 NWAC Player of the Year and ABCA Pacific Association Player of the Year. The two-time NWAC Gold Glove award winner moved on to play at NCAA DI Santa Clara University. Needham was the NWAC Player of the Year in 2017 and was drafted by the Seattle Mariners. He moved on to NCAA DI University of Houston and finished his career at NAIA powerhouse Lewis-Clark State College. In 2018 Carney helped Edmonds to a 3rd place finish at the NWAC Tournament. He was the NWAC Pitcher of the Year, Triton Athletics Co-Male Athlete of the Year, and later starred at DI Wofford University where he threw the program's first no-hitter in 2021 since they joined DI. Garza was the NWAC North MVP in 2015, and was the anchor to the Tritons North Region title. He moved on to play at NCAA DI Tennessee Tech University and later signed and played professional baseball for the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.
Kelly, a former NWAC player, has a decade of coaching experience, including four years as the head coach at Missouri Valley College. He played at Green River CC where his team placed third in the NWAC Championships in 1996. He earned first team all-league in 1997 before transferring to Missouri Valley College. He was a NAIA All-American pitcher at Missouri Valley College and was drafted in the 25th round by the San Diego Padres in 2001.
In 2005, Kelly was named head coach at Missouri Valley College. The Vikings qualified for the postseason twice during his four seasons at the helm (2005-08), with his teams producing 13 NAIA All-Americans and 15 Academic All-Americans. Additionally, 11 of Kelly's players advanced to the professional ranks.
After moving back to the Northwest, Kelly worked as the pitching coach at Green River CC (2009-10), St. Martin's University (NCAA DII) (2011) and at Kentlake High School (2012). Green River broke school records in ERA and strikeouts in 2010, with three pitchers selected in the MLB Draft. The Saint Martin's staff set new standards in wins and ERA.
Kelly was the head coach of Taylor Baseball Club from 2014-2018 and compiled an overall record of 191-59. They were the Brandy Pugh Tournament champions twice (2014, 2015) and won the Kurt Daniels Tournament title three times (2014, 2015, 2018). Taylor is one of the top premier summer baseball programs on the West Coast with a majority of the roster moving on to Division I schools. Many players have landed at local DIs such as the University of Washington, Washington State University, Seattle University, Gonzaga University, Oregon State University, and the University of Oregon. Taylor's final season was 2018.
Kelly was hired as the Assistant Athletic Director at Edmonds College in August 2017. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Missouri Valley College in 2006 and currently resides in Camano Island, Wash.
Recruiting Coordinator/Pitching Coach: Brooks Roy
Triton baseball alumni Brooks Roy returned to the dugout in 2017 and enters his sixth season with the program in 2021-22. Roy, a former Triton hurler in 2010-11, serves as the pitching coach for the program and has been elevated to the role of recruiting coordinator as of September 2021. He moved on to pitch at NCAA DI Liberty University after playing for the Tritons. Roy still holds the sixth-best ERA in Liberty's program history and played in the 2013 Super Regional with the Flames. Roy prepped at Franklin Pierce High School and is currently in his sixth year as the pitching coach for the Merchants Baseball Club 18U Premier program. He also works for EL1 in Woodinville, Wash. as the lead assistant for the pitching development program. Roy resides in Bothell, Wash. with his wife Samantha.
Assistant Coach: Haydan Hastings
Haydan Hastings joins Scott Kelly's staff for the 2021-22 season. In the summer of 2021 he assisted the Bellingham Bells of the West Coast League, helping the Bells to a playoff appearance. Hastings is from San Diego, Calif. and prepped at Francis W. Parker High School before moving on to Palomar College. At Palomar he earned a JUCO Gold Glove Award. He then transferred to Gonzaga University, and would up finishing his playing career at Tulane University. Hastings will work with Triton catchers and begin recruiting for the program.
Assistant Coach: Ron Omori
Ron Omori has been the longest tenured coach in Edmonds College baseball history. Omori was inducted into the Triton Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014 as a member of the inaugural class. In 2017 the Ron Omori Assistant Coach of the Year Award was established in his honor for the top assistant coach in the athletic department. His coaching career at Edmonds spans over 20 years.
Omori played professionally in Japan and later became a top NCAA basketball official.
Ron resides in Shoreline, Wash., with his wife Suzie.
Assistant Coach: Rey Corujo
Rey Corjuo enters his second year with the Triton baseball program in 2021-22 and oversees the program's strength and conditioning program as well as working with outfielders and hitters.
Corujo has been a baseball coach for many years and served as Taylor Baseball's hitting coach. Taylor was arguably the best 18U summer baseball program in the Pacific Northwest, and moved countless players on to all levels of baseball, including pro ball.
Corujo attended Southeastern Oklahoma State University and helped his team to the 1993 NAIA World Series and was all-conference. He later played with the Puerto Rican National Team. He signed with the San Francisco Giants organization and played three years in the minor leagues. Corujo was recently inducted into the Puerto Rico Baseball Hall of Fame.
In 2019 and 2020 he assisted with the Edmonds College softball program as the hitting coach and played a huge part in the team's success, helping them reach the NWAC Championship game in 2019.
He currently teaches physical education classes as a part-time faculty at the college and is a personal trainer and hitting coach. He resides in Lynnwood, Wash. with his family.
Assistant Coach: Sam Parris
Sam Parris is a former Triton who will assist infielders and hitters. Parris has helped the program on and off for the past five years. The first baseman moved on to play at NCAA DI University of Arizona after his time at Edmonds.