Ryan Mummert Named TCC Titans Head Baseball Coach
Tacoma, WA -- Titans assistant baseball coach Ryan Mummert has been selected to the lead coaching position for Titans baseball, according to Tacoma Community College Athletics Director Carl Howell.
Mummert will take over the position left by TCC Baseball Coach Donegal Fergus, who has accepted an assistant coaching position with Seattle University.
Mummert takes on the lead role with strong experience as a coach of winning teams, as well as being a winning player himself. Says Coach Howell: "It was an easy decision for me to hire Ryan. In addition to the impact he had on our program this past season, he has a great reputation as a recruiter and as a coach throughout the Northwest. I also like the fact that he is a local guy who has experience in the NWAACC as an assistant and as a player. We look for Ryan to make the Titans a contender year in and year out. "
A graduate of Kennedy High School in Seattle where he played both baseball and football, Mummert led the Lancers baseball team to 1998 State runner-up and 1999 State champions. In the summer of 1999 Mummert played for the Kent Bulldogs and helped them to a record of 59-19.
The Bulldogs won the State and regional championships and placed 2nd at the Senior Babe Ruth World Series.
After high school, Mummert played for Bellevue Community College, where in 2001 he helped the team set a NWAACC record for the most consecutive playoff appearances. Mummert was named All-North Division infielder and team captain while playing for Bellevue.
Mummert began his coaching career in 2002 as an assistant baseball coach at Sehome High School in Bellingham, WA, under Hall of Fame Coach Gary Hatch. He coached at Sehome until 2004, and also in 2003-2004 coached the Bellingham Post 7 Senior Legion team.
After graduating from Western Washington University in 2004 with a degree in Sports Psychology Mummert became an assistant coach for the St. Martins University Saints, a Division II school in Lacey, WA where he coached infielders and hitters, first base, and also assisted with recruiting and travel. In the summer of 2006 he coached the infield and defense of the Bellingham Bells of the West Coast Collegiate Baseball League.
After St. Martins, Mummert spent three years at Midland College, Texas, where he coached infielders and hitters, and started the first ever Baseball Camps at Midland. He helped lead the Chaparrals to a 97-69 record and two NJCAA Regional Playoffs Berths, working with 28 players who moved on to four-year universities and 12 who moved on to Division I. He was also head coach for the Midland Drillers summer team.
Since coming to TCC, Mummert has coordinated the Titan offense. He has worked with infielders, manned the 3rd base coaching box, and is a recruiter with fellow TCC Coach Ron Rakowski. Mummert also coaches for Shockers Baseball(Edmonds/Mukilteo), where he coaches hitting infield and 3rd base offense.
Ryan Mummert lives in Seattle with his wife Megan.