Baseball Head Coach: Scott Kelly
Scott Kelly completed his second season as the Edmonds CC head baseball coach in style – by winning the 2014 NWAACC Championship. His Tritons posted a 39-8 overall record, won the North Region regular season title and swept through the North Region Tournament. Edmonds CC then moved on to Longview to play in the league championship tournament. The Tritons ended up winning its eighth NWAACC title there after a 7-6 victory over Bellevue in the championship game.
Edmonds Baseball earned numerous awards in 2014:
• North All-Stars: TC Florentine (1st team), Ryan Budnick (1st team), Matt Becker
(1st team), Andrew Kemmerer (1st team), Kyle Olson (1st team), Chris Osborne (1st
team), Zach Johnson, (2nd team), Conor Plaisance (2nd team), Ryan Archibald (2nd team),
Austin Lee (2nd team)
• North MVP: TC Florentine
• North Coach of the Year: Scott Kelly
• NWAACC All-Academic: Josh Evans, TC Florentine, Andrew Kemmerer, Chris Osborne
• NWAACC Gold Glove: TC Florentine (Outfield), Tyler Baker (Second Base)
• NWAACC All-Tournament Team: Chris Osborne, Jaimie Umbinetti, Ryan Budnick, Matt Becker, Zach Johnson, Andrew Kemmerer and DJ Oliver
• NWAACC Tournament MVP: Chris Osborne
• All-NWAACC Baseball Team: TC Florentine (1st team), Ryan Budnick (1st team), Matt Becker (1st team), Zach Johnson (1st team), Andrew Kemmerer (2nd team), Kyle Olson (2nd team)
• NWAACC Player of the Year: TC Florentine
• NWAACC Coach of the Year: Scott Kelly
• American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Pacific Association All-Stars: TC Florentine (1st team), Ryan Budnick (2nd team), Matt Becker (3rd team)
• ABCA Pacific Association Player of the Year: TC Florentine
In 2013, Kelly led Edmonds to a 27-19 overall record and a second place finish in the North Region with a 15-9 mark. The Tritons won two games at the North Region Tournament before falling in the title game to Bellevue College. Edmonds CC players were recognized at years end. Earning first-team status were outfielder T.C. Florentine, pitcher Kevin Sheets and catcher Kyle Olson. Second-team picks were second baseman Marcus Madden, shortstop Ryan Archibald, outfielder Ryland Longoni and designated hitter Kyle Baumgartner. Gold Glove award selections are catcher Jeff Beckman and outfielder T.C. Florentine. Florentine also won the national two-year Gold Glove.
Kelly, a former NWAACC player, has a decade of coaching experience, including four years as the head coach at Missouri Valley College. He played at Green River CC where his team placed third in the NWAACC Championships in 1996. He earned first team all-league in 1997 before transferring to Missouri Valley College. He was a NAIA All-American pitcher at Missouri Valley College and was drafted in the 25th round by the San Diego Padres in 2001.
In 2005, Kelly was named head coach at Missouri Valley College. The Vikings qualified for the postseason twice during his four seasons at the helm (2005-08), with his teams producing 13 NAIA All-Americans and 15 Academic All-Americans. Additionally, 11 of Kelly's players advanced to the professional ranks.
After moving back to the Northwest, Kelly worked as the pitching coach at Green River CC (2009-10), St. Martin's University (NCAA DII) (2011) and at Kentlake High School (2012). Green River broke school records in ERA and strikeouts in 2010, with three pitchers selected in the MLB Draft. The Saint Martin's staff set new standards in wins and ERA.
Kelly is currently the Vice President of the Northwest Collegiate Baseball League. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Missouri Valley College in 2006. He is married to Selene and resides in Seattle.
Assistant Coaches: Ron Omori, Paul Gehring, Tim Hiles, Jeff Carlson, Jake Wheeler, Corwin Patis