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Baseball Coaching Staff

Head Coach

Adam Roberts


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


  • 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

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

Pitching Coach

Casey Mitchell


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


  • 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



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


  • 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



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


  • 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

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

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).