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Baseball Head Coach: Scott Kelly

KELLYEmail: scott.kelly@email.edcc.edu

Scott Kelly completed his seventh season as the Edmonds CC head baseball coach in 2019. He has led the Tritons to three North Region titles in his tenure at Edmonds. He was named Coach of the Year for the third time as the Tritons finished 3rd in the NWAC, winning 40 games overall, in 2018. Edmonds won the 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 CC 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.

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 in August 2017. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Missouri Valley College in 2006 and currently resides in Camano Island, Wash.


Associate Head Coach: Paul Gehring

Paul GehringEmail: paul.gehring@email.edcc.edu

Phone: 360-649-3995

Paul Gehring has been on the Edmonds coaching staff since the winter of 2012 and was promoted to Associate Head Coach in 2014. During his tenure he has overseen many aspects of the program including hitters, catchers, strength conditioning, speed, and recruiting. Gehring has starting his coaching career in 2002 and has experience at various levels including high school, summer amateur and collegiate programs, and had a stint in the Cape Cod Baseball League with the Wareham Gatemen.

Gehring graduated from Bremerton High School and moved on to play at Centralia College and then York College where he played under head coach Nick Harlan. After graduating with his Bachelor’s in Education (minor in Athletic Training), Gehring earned his Master’s in Sports Administration and Leadership from Seattle University. He was named the NWAC North Region Assistant Coach of the Year, and was also given the Ron Omori Assistant Coach of the Year Award in 2019 from Edmonds CC Athletics. Gehring resides in Shoreline, Wash. 


Assistant Coach: Adam Geaslen

Adam Geaslen starts his first year as an assistant with the program. He formerly assisted the Clark College baseball program and will return to the Bellingham Bells of the West Coast League for his second season this summer (2019).


Assistant Coach: Brooks Roy

Triton baseball alumni Brooks Roy returned to the dugout in 2017 and enters his third season with the program in the spring of 2019. Roy, a former Triton hurler, works with the pitching staff. He moved on to pitch at NCAA DI Liberty University after playing for the Tritons.


Assistant Coach: Ron Omori

Ron Omori has been the longest tenured coach in Edmonds CC 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.