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Assistant Coach

Mike Yingling

2nd Year

A.A., Ventura College, 2009

B.S., Bethany College (Kan.), 2012



     Mike Yingling is in his second year with the Pirates in the 2013 season.  He joined the Pirate baseball team in 2008 after a standout career at Camarillo High School, including a 2007 CIF Runner-Up season.  He was a member of back-to-back regional teams for the Pirates in '08 and '09, including a program record 55 wins in two seasons with VC.  He started as the Pirates' catcher for his two seasons and earned honorable mention All-WSC honors in 2009.  Yingling signed a scholarship offer to play for the Bethany Swedes in Kansas, an NAIA school, where he lead them to the KCAC tournament for the first time in school history in 2010.  Upon completing his two years at Bethany, he returned to Ventura College baseball this past summer joining the Pirate coaching staff.  He completed his degree from Bethany this past fall.

     Yingling worked several baseball camps in the local community during his playing days and provides hitting and catching lessons around Camarillo.  He also spent time during the fall baseball season serving as the assistant coach for a local travel team during 2008.  Yingling plans to continue coaching in collegiate baseball and is in the process of deciding upon attending graduate school to earn his master's degree.


2013 Ventura College Athletics