Oscar Hirschkorn

last updated 1/2/2018

Oscar Hirschkorn

Head Baseball Coach at Fresno Pacific University

Location:
1717 S Chestnut Ave, Fresno, California, United States
HQ Phone:
(559) 453-2000

General Information

Education

B.A.

M.A. - Physical Education , 

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Oscar Hirschkorn
Head Coach Oscar Hirschkorn has been the head baseball coach at Fresno Pacific University since the program's inception (2006). In ten seasons he's led the program to a 319-213 all-time record, seven regional postseason appearances, three World Series appearances (NAIA and NCCAA) and back-to-back World Series championships (2014-2015). The Sunbird baseball program has built a reputation for developing top-level talent and sending it to the next level. FPU has put 12 players into the professional ranks since the program's inception, including six players selected in the MLB Amateur Draft. In ten seasons at FPU, Hirschkorn has coached 28 all-conference players, three conference/region pitchers of the year, two region players of the year, eight All-Americans, two national Gold Glove winners and one player who went on to reach the major leagues.

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Oscar Hirschkorn
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Oscar Hirschkorn
Oscar Hirschkorn Oscar Hirschkorn Head Coach Email: oscar.hirschkorn@fresno.edu Oscar Hirschkorn has been the head baseball coach at Fresno Pacific University since the program’s inception (2006). In ten seasons he's led the program to a 319-213 all-time record, seven regional postseason appearances, three World Series appearances (NAIA and NCCAA) and back-to-back World Series championships (2014-2015). The Sunbird baseball program has built a reputation for developing top-level talent and sending it to the next level. FPU has put 12 players into the professional ranks since the program's inception, including six players selected in the MLB Amateur Draft. In ten seasons at FPU, Hirschkorn has coached 28 all-conference players, three conference/region pitchers of the year, two region players of the year, eight All-Americans, two national Gold Glove winners and one player who went on to reach the major leagues. I can't say enough good things about Coach Oscar and Fresno Pacific," Schwinden would say after being called up to the Mets. In 2014, Hirschkorn led the program to its first World Series title, being named NCCAA national coach of the year. He repeated both accolades in 2015. Prior to starting the FPU baseball program, Hirschkorn was an assistant coach at Reedley College and Caruthers High School and was a head coach at Sanger High School, where he inherited a team that had gone 4-23 the previous season. Three years later, he guided the squad to the school's first postseason appearance in 19 years. Hirschkorn’s playing career began at Kerman High School and took him to Reedley College, Cal Poly-SLO, and Chico State. While at Chico State, Hirschkorn, a pitcher, ranked among the top tier in the Northern California Athletic Conference in wins and was in the starting rotation on the school’s first NCAA Division II National Championship team in 1997, a year in which the team compiled a 52-11 record. He was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 1993 and again in 1994. Hirschkorn was named GSAC coach of the year and region coach of the year in 2008, and national coach of the year in 2014 and 2015. He holds his B.A. (1998) and M.A. (1999), both in Physical Education, from Chico State. Coach Hirschkorn and his wife Trisha have three children: Houston, Holden, and Jensen.

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