Mark Machtolf

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Mark Machtolf
Sport(s) Baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Gonzaga Bulldogs
Conference West Coast
Record 298-241-1
Biographical details
Alma mater Stanford University
Playing career
1984-1987 Stanford Cardinal
Position(s) Designated hitter
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988-1990
1991
1996-2003
2004-present
Gonzaga Bulldogs (asst.)
Whitworth Pirates
Gonzaga Bulldogs (asst.)
Gonzaga Bulldogs
Head coaching record
Overall 298-241-1
Tournaments WCC: 0-2
NCAA: 1-2
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 NCAA Tournament Appearance (2000)
1 WCC Championship Series Title (2009)
2 WCC Regular Season Championships (2009, 2013)
Awards
1 WCC Coach of the Year Award (2009)

Mark Machtolf is an American college baseball coach, the head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs baseball team since prior to the 2004 season, when he succeeded Steve Hertz as the team's head coach. Machtolf had previously served as an assistant to Hertz from prior to the 1996 season through the 2003 season. Under Machtolf, Gonzaga appeared in the 2009 NCAA Tournament.[1] As a result of Gonzaga's successful season, Machtolf was named the West Coast Conference Coach of the Year.[2] His career head coaching record is 266-220-1.[3][4]

Machtolf attended Gonzaga Prep and Stanford University.[5] At Stanford, he played college baseball for the Cardinal from 1984-1987. In 1987, he was named to the All-College World Series Team as a designated hitter.[6] He also played college football at Stanford from 1983-1984.[7]

Head coaching record[edit]

Below is a table of Machtolf's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.[3][4][8]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Gonzaga Bulldogs (West Coast Conference) (2004–present)
2004 Gonzaga 24-27 16-11 3rd (Coast)
2005 Gonzaga 28-26 15-15 3rd (Coast)
2006 Gonzaga 29-24 9-12 5th
2007 Gonzaga 33-25 15-6 2nd WCC Championship Series
2008 Gonzaga 30-23 10-10 5th
2009 Gonzaga 36-18 14-7 1st Fullerton Regional
2010 Gonzaga 20-36 8-13 t-5th
2011 Gonzaga 32-19-1 15-6 2nd WCC Championship Series
2012 Gonzaga 34-22 14-10 t-3rd
2013 Gonzaga 32-21 18-6 1st WCC Tournament
Total: 298-241-1

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "#28 Mark Machtolf". GoZags.com. Gonzaga Sports Information. Archived from the original on 2012-08-14. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Machtolf, Fields Awarded Top WCC Honors". SWXRightNow.com. 21 May 2009. Archived from the original on 2012-08-14. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "2012 Baseball Record Book". GoZags.com. Gonzaga Sports Information. Archived from the original on 2012-08-07. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "2012 WCC Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Archived from the original on 2012-08-14. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  5. ^ Derrick, Merle (18 May 1982). "Machtolf Providing Bullpups' Extra Pep". The Spokesman-Review. p. 23. Archived from the original on 2012-08-14. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "2012 Stanford Cardinal Baseball Record Book". Stanford Sports Information. pp. 42, 50. Archived from the original on 2012-08-14. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Letterwinners". 2011 Stanford Football Media Guide. Stanford Sports Information. p. 214. Archived from the original on 2012-08-14. Retrieved 14 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "2013 West Coast Conference Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy Mills. Archived from the original on June 3, 2013. Retrieved June 3, 2013.