Mike Mayne
Mike  Mayne

1st year

Head baseball coach Mike Batesole announced the addition of Mike Mayne to the Fresno State baseball staff in November 2007.

Mayne is coming out of retirement and joins Fresno State with over 35 years of coaching experience in both high school and college baseball.

Having coached at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif., Mayne had a 15-year record of 400-188-6. His baseball team at OCC won five South Coast Conference Championships and two Orange Empire Conference Championships along with winning the California State Community College Championship in 1980.

Mayne was the conference coach of the year eight times and the National Community College Coach of the Year in 1980. He was inducted into the California Community College Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1993.

"As a former Community College Coach, I've always had respect for the quality and tradition of the Fresno State baseball program," said Mayne. "It's an honor to be asked to coach with Mike Batesole."

Along with coaching at OCC, Mayne also coached at Eisenhower High School and Kolb Junior High School in Rialto, Calif.

Mayne also worked with the Seattle Mariners as a scout and roving instructor from 1993-94 and was a catching instructor during spring training for the Oakland Athletics in 1996.

He was a four-year starter for the UC Riverside (1964-68) and a two- year football letterwinner.

While at UC Riverside, Mayne received his B.S. in Political Science then went on to earn his M.A. in Physical Education from Azusa Pacific University.

Mayne and his wife Patricia spend half of the year at their home in San Jacinto, Calif., and half of the year in Cameron, Montana.

They have two sons, Brent and Kevin and five grandchildren. Their son Brent played 15 years in the major leagues, most recently with the Los Angeles Dodgers, where in retired in 2004.

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