Assistant Coach, Baseball
Scott Coffman enters his first season as an assistant baseball coach at Washington University after a successful playing career at New Mexico State University. He will be working primarily with the Bears' pitchers at Washington U.
Coffman was a 2012 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American and a two-time first-team all-Western Athletic Conference selection for the Aggies in 2011 and 2012. In 2011, he became the first pitcher in school history to ever receive first-team all-conference honors with any of the Aggies' league affiliations (WAC, Sun Belt, Big West, Missouri Valley). Coffman finished his career as the all-time saves leader at New Mexico State with 22 saves, and tied the school's single-season record with nine saves in 2011. In his four seasons with the Aggies, Coffman recorded a 12-5 record while appearing in 108 games. He finished with a 3.29 career ERA in 134.0 innings, with 152 strikeouts. In addition, Coffman was a three-time academic all-conference honoree from 2010-12.
A native of Albuquerque, N.M., Coffman was named the 2007 Army National Guard New Mexico Player of the Year. He also received the 2007 State Farm Insurance Senior Student-Athlete of the Year award. Coffman graduated from Albuquerque Academy in 2007. He received his bachelors of science in aerospace engineering from New Mexico State in December 2011.
Coffman resides in St. Louis with his wife, Kristin. He is employed by Sandia National Laboratories, and is pursuing a master's degree in mechanical engineering at Washington U.