Mark Marquess

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Mark Marquess
Sport(s) Baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Stanford
Conference Pac-12
Biographical details
Born (1947-03-24) March 24, 1947 (age 70)
Stockton, California, U.S.
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1972–1976 Stanford (asst.)
1977–present Stanford
Head coaching record
Overall 1,579–849–7
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
College World Series (1987, 1988)
Awards
NCAA Coach of the Year: 1985, 1987, 1988

ABCA West Region Coach of the Year: 2001

Mark Edward Marquess (born March 24, 1947) is an American college baseball coach. He has served as the head coach of the Stanford Cardinal baseball team since the start of the 1977 season.

In his 34 years at Stanford (through the end of the 2010 season), he has compiled a record of 1,387–619–7 (.661). His teams have made the postseason 23 times, and have had a record of 109–50 there. In the NCAA Regionals, his teams have a 65–25 record. In the NCAA Super Regionals, his teams have a 10–2 appearance. In the College World Series, he has compiled a 34–23 record, winning back-to-back national titles in 1987 and 1988. On April 3, 2011, Marquess won his 1,400th game. He is a member of the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

He attended Stanford from 1965 to 1969, where he played baseball and football, he was also a member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.[1] His freshman year roommate at Stanford was Mitt Romney, who went on to become Governor of Massachusetts and the Republican nominee for President in 2012.[2]

He spent four years in minor league baseball with the Chicago White Sox and Cincinnati Reds organizations, the last year as a player-coach for the Iowa Oaks, the White Sox' top affiliate. While still with the Oaks, he became an assistant coach at his alma mater in 1972, and was named head coach in 1977.

Head coaching records[edit]

The following is a table of Marquess's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.[3][4][5][6]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Stanford Cardinal (Pac-8/Pac-10/Pac-12) (1977–present)
1977 Stanford 43-23 5-13 t-3rd (South)
1978 Stanford 35-20-1 6-12 t-3rd (South)
1979 Stanford 35-23 13-17 5th (South)
1980 Stanford 29-24 13-17 t-5th (South)
1981 Stanford 43-22-1 16-14 2nd (South) NCAA Regional
1982 Stanford 49-18-1 20-10 2nd (South) College World Series
1983 Stanford 41-17-1 20-10 1st (South) College World Series
1984 Stanford 38-26-1 18-12 t-2nd (South) NCAA Regional
1985 Stanford 47-15 23-7 1st (South) College World Series
1986 Stanford 38-23 18-12 t-2nd (South) NCAA Regional
1987 Stanford 53-17 21-9 1st (South) College World Series
1988 Stanford 46-23 18-12 2nd (South) College World Series
1989 Stanford 30-28 12-18 4th (South)
1990 Stanford 59-12 24-6 1st (South) College World Series
1991 Stanford 39-23-1 18-12 2nd (South) NCAA Regional
1992 Stanford 39-23 17-13 2nd (South) NCAA Regional
1993 Stanford 27-28 10-20 6th (South)
1994 Stanford 36-24 21-9 1st (South) NCAA Regional
1995 Stanford 40-25 20-10 2nd (South) College World Series
1996 Stanford 41-19 19-11 2nd (South) NCAA Regional
1997 Stanford 45-20 21-9 1st (South) College World Series
1998 Stanford 42-14-1 22-8 1st (South) NCAA Regional
1999 Stanford 50-15 19-5 1st College World Series
2000 Stanford 50-16 17-7 t-1st College World Series
2001 Stanford 51-17 17-7 2nd College World Series
2002 Stanford 47-18 16-8 2nd College World Series
2003 Stanford 51-18 18-6 1st College World Series
2004 Stanford 46-14 16-8 1st NCAA Regional
2005 Stanford 34-25 12-12 t-6th NCAA Regional
2006 Stanford 33-27 11-13 t-5th NCAA Regional
2007 Stanford 28-28 9-15 8th
2008 Stanford 41-24 14-10 2nd College World Series
2009 Stanford 30-25 13-14 t-5th
2010 Stanford 31-25 14-13 4th NCAA Regional
2011 Stanford 35-22 14-12 5th NCAA Super Regional
2012 Stanford 41-18 18-12 t-4th NCAA Super Regional
2013 Stanford 32-22 16-14 t-4th
2014 Stanford 35-26 16-14 t-5th NCAA Super Regional
2015 Stanford 24–32 9–21 10th
2016 Stanford 25–21 11–13
Stanford: 1,579-849-7 634-465
Total: 1530-807-7

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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

Coaching Highlights[edit]

  • 5 College World Series Championship Appearances (1987, '88, 2000, '01, '03)
  • 15 College World Series/NCAA Regional Titles (1982, '83, '85, '87, '88, '90, '95, '97, '99, 2000, '01, '02, '03, '06, '08)
  • 6 NCAA Regional Titles (1999, 2000, '01, '02, '03, '08)
  • 25 NCAA Regional Appearances (1981, '82, '83, '84, '85, '86, '87, '88, '90, '91, '92, '94, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99, 2000, '01, '02, '03, '04, '05, '06, '08)
  • 12 Pac-10 Titles (1983, '84, '85, '87, '90, '94, '97, '98, '99, 2000, '03, '04 – First 8 Southern Division)
  • 9-Time Pac-10 Coach of the Year (Southern Division: 1983, '85, '87, '90, '94, '97, '98; Pac-10: 1999, 2003)
  • 1,000th Career Win (February 9, 2001)
  • 1,400th Career Win (April 3, 2011)
  • 100th Career Postseason Win (June 7, 2003)
  • He is top ten among all active division 1 coaches in wins

International coaching[edit]

  • USA Baseball Olympic Head Coach (1988)
  • USA Baseball Head Coach (1981, '87, '88)
  • USA Baseball Assistant Coach (1984)
  • Gold Medal (1988 Seoul Olympics)
  • Gold Medal (1981 Intercontinental Cup)
  • Gold Medal (1981 World Games)
  • Silver Medal (1987 Intercontinental Cup)
  • International Coach of the Year (1988)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Rainbow, vol. 132, no. 3, p. 50
  2. ^ Scott Conroy, Laura Strickler (June 7, 2012). "At Stanford, Romney got his bearings in a year of change". CBS News. 
  3. ^ "2012 Pac-12 Conference Baseball Media Guide". Pac-12 Conference. Archived from the original on May 7, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "2012 Stanford Cardinal Baseball Record Book". Stanford Sports Information. Archived from the original on May 8, 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  5. ^ "2012 Pacific-12 Conference Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy Mills. Archived from the original on May 8, 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2013. 
  6. ^ "2013 Pacific-12 Conference Baseball Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy Mills. Archived from the original on June 3, 2013. Retrieved June 3, 2013. 

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