|Born||March 28, 1918|
Los Angeles, California
|Died||February 15, 2009(aged 77)|
|1938||Corpus Christi Spudders|
|1939||St. Joseph Angels|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1962–1991||Cal Poly Pomona|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
3 NCAA Division II (1976, 1980, 1983)
John Scolinos (March 28, 1918 – November 7, 2009) was American football and baseball coach. He was the head baseball coach at Pepperdine University from 1946 to 1960 and at California State Polytechnic University Pomona from 1962 to 1991, compiling career college baseball record of 1,070–954–13. Scolinos was also the head football coach at Pepperdine from 1955 to 1959, tallying a mark of 17–26–1.
Scolinos was born in Los Angeles. He died at age 91 in November 2009.
Scolinos totaled 1,198 victories. While coaching Cal Poly Pomona, he won NCAA Division II national championships in 1976, 1980 and 1983, along with six California Collegiate Athletic Association championships and was named Division II coach of the year three times.
He was inducted into the American Association of Collegiate Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame in 1974.
Scolinos was the pitching coach for the 1984 U.S. Olympic Baseball team which finished second behind Japan, losing 6–3 in the final game.
Head coaching record
|Pepperdine Waves (NCAA College Division independent) (1955–1959)|
- "John Scolinos dies at 91; Cal Poly Pomona baseball coach". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 18, 2013.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference (Minors)