Tim Montez

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Tim Montez
Sport(s) Baseball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Ottawa University at Surprise Arizona (OUAZ)
Biographical details
Born 2/11/61
Whittier, California
Playing career
1981–1984 Pepperdine
Position(s) Pitcher
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1989–1990 Pepperdine (assistant)
1994–1996 UC Santa Barbara (assistant)
1997 Cal State Northridge (assistant)
1998–2002 Arkansas (assistant)
2003–2005 Fresno State (assistant)
2006–2013 Jacksonville (assistant)
2014–2016 Jacksonville
2017–present Ottawa
Head coaching record
Overall 80-85 / 39-29
Tournaments A-Sun: 1–4

Tim Montez is an American college baseball coach, formerly serving as head coach of the Jacksonville Dolphins baseball team. He assumed this position prior to the 2014 season.[1][2][3][4][5]

Early life[edit]

Montez was a four-year letterwinner as a pitcher at Pepperdine, where he compiled a 19–11 record with three saves. He led the Waves to the Southern California Baseball Association title in his senior season, and earned All-Conference honors. He was a first round pick by the Mexico City Reds and played two seasons before returning to the United States. While redshirting at Pepperdine, Montez coached at Esperanza High School, leading them to a playoff appearance and a 1.86 ERA.[1]


Montez was 1st hired by Pepperdine's Andy Lopez as a pitching coach, where he remained for two seasons. He returned to the high school ranks, assisting Montclair College Preparatory School for three seasons, including the 1991 CA state championship season. Montez then spent three seasons as pitching coach at UC Santa Barbara followed by one season as pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at Cal State Northridge. Next, he served for five seasons at Arkansas, where he served as recruiting coordinator and helped the Razorbacks to their first SEC titles and a super regional appearance. Montez spent three seasons as pitching coach and recruiting coordinator where he helped assemble three consecutive top 15 recruiting classes on the West Coast at Fresno State before moving to Jacksonville for his first collegiate head coaching position. At Jacksonville Montez was part of 4 NCAA Regionals and 3 Conference Championships. Overall, Montez has coached in 9 NCAA Regionals and 1 Super Regional. Montez has coached several 1st round draft picks and numerous MLB players such as Russ Ortiz, Michael Young, Cliff Lee, Matt Garza, Doug Fister... Montez is known for his legendary "ikik" to get his players attention.[1][3]

Head coaching records[edit]

The following is a table of Montez's yearly records as an NCAA head coach.[6]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Jacksonville Dolphins (Atlantic Sun Conference) (2014–present)
2014 Jacksonville 21–33 13–13 t-5th A-Sun Tournament
2015 Jacksonville 26–30 12–9 4th A-Sun Tournament
2016 Jacksonville 33-22 14-7 3rd A-Sun Tournament

{{CBB yearly record entry

Jacksonville: 80-85 through end of 2016 --> 39–29- through end of 2016 -->

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Tim Montez". Jacksonville Dolphins. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Tim Montez To Succeed Terry Alexander As Jacksonville Baseball Coach". Jacksonville Dolphins. May 3, 2013. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Tim Montez picked to take over baseball program at Jacksonville". Florida Times-Union. Jacksonville, FL. May 3, 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Tim Montez". Fresno State Bulldogs. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Montez Joins Northridge Baseball Staff". Los Angeles Times. August 9, 1996. Retrieved January 2, 2014. 
  6. ^ "2014 Atlantic Sun Conference Standings". D1Baseball.com. Jeremy and Cynthia Mills. Archived from the original on June 3, 2014. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 

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