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Baseball Coaching Staff

Head Coach

Adam Roberts
360.416.7780
Adam.Roberts@skagit.edu

Education

  • 2001: Mount Vernon High School
  • 2004: Edmonds CC - Associate Arts Degree
  • 2006: Univesity of Hawaii - Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Coaching:

  • 2007: University of Hawaii - Assistant
  • 2008: Edmonds CC - Assistant
  • 2009: Skagit Valley CC - Assistant
  • 2009: Bellinham Bells - Assistant
  • 2010-2011: Mt. Vernon HS JV Baseball- Head Coach
  • 2012: Mt. Vernon HS JV Golf - Head Coach
  • 2012-Current: Skagit Sox Baseball Club - Manager/Head Coach
  • 2012-Current: Skagit Valley College - Head Coach

Personal:
Lives in Mount Vernon. Married to Heather Roberts. Son, Reese (3).

Pitching Coach

Casey Mitchell
360.416.7780
C6mitchell@gmail.com

Education

  • 2007: Graduate of Capital High School, Olympia, WA
  • 2007-08: Spokane Falls CC
  • 2008-Current: Saint Martin's University

Coaching:

  • 2011-2013: Saint Martin's University Assistant
  • 2012: Puget Sound Colliegate League Assistant
  • 2012-Present: NW Elite Baseball Head Coach and Assistant
  • 2013-Present:  Skagit Valley College

Collegiate Career:

 

          2010:  NCAA D2 GNAC 2nd Team All-League

          2011:  NCAA D2 GNAC 2nd Team All-League

 

Personal:  Coach Mitchell was born and raised in Olympia, WA and currently lives in Mount Vernon, WA.

Assistant Coach

Grady Sodergren

360.416.7780
grady.sodergren@gmail.com

Education

  • 2006: Graduate of Bellingham High School, Bellingham, WA

Coaching:

  • 2007-2013:  Bellingham High School
  • 2007-2013:  Bellingham Post 7 Legion
  • 2013-Present:  Skagit Valley College
  • 2013-Present: Skagit Sox

Personal:  Coach Sodergren was born and raised in Bellingham, WA and currently lives in Bellingham, WA.

Catching Coach

Bryce VanderArk

360.416.7780

Education

  • 1999: Graduate of Burlington-Edison High School, Olympia, WA
  • 2000-2001: Edmonds Community College

Coaching

  • 2014-Current:  Skagit Valley College

Personal:  Coach VanderArk was born and raised in Burlington, WA and currently lives in Mount Vernon, WA with his wife and three daughters.

Assistant Coach

Brian Murphy
360.416.7690
brian.murphy@skagit.edu

Education
1991 Graduate of Olympia High School
1995 Graduate of Western Washington Univ. with a BA in Recreation
2008 Masters Degree in Sport and Exercise Leadership from
Seattle Pacific University

Coaching
1995-1997 Asst., Coach Nooksack Valley HS
1998 Assist. Coach, Bellingham High School
1999-2000 Asst. Coach, Semi-Pro Bellingham Bells
1999 National Baseball Congress World Series
1999-present Asst. Coach Skagit Valley College

Coach Murphy lives in Bellingham, WA with his wife Katy and daughters Grace (13), and Natalie (11).