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OC Baseball Coaching Staff
Jon Larson - Head Baseball Coach
Office: (805) 986-5800 x 2076
Mailing Address: Oxnard College Athletics
4000 South Rose Avenue
Oxnard, CA 93033
Larson, a former Oxnard College Star, has been head coach of the Oxnard College baseball program since 1999. Larson is an Oxnard native graduating from Hueneme High School in 1978. He attended Oxnard College where he began an illustrious college baseball career. In his freshman season at Oxnard College, he hit an impressive .342 while helping guide the Condors to their first Western State Conference Championship. As a sophomore, he hit .489 earning him "All American" honors. He went on to bat .306 as a junior at Fresno State University and hit .346 his senior year at Azusa Pacific University, helping his team finish third place in the NAIA College World Series and once again, Larson received top honors, being named to the All-Conference and All-District Teams.
Larson has comprised a coaching staff totaling over twenty years of professional baseball experience.
Larson holds a B.S. in criminology from the University of LaVerne. He is employed by the Hueneme School District and resides in Oxnard with his wife Beverly and three children, Aubrey, Meagan and Jonathon.
In 2005 the team won the Western States Conference Championship (28-7) and went to the playoffs as the number one seeded in Southern California. The 2005 team had 5 Division I scholarship players. Brock Butcher, an All American pitcher, signed professionally with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Roger Frash - Head Assistant Coach, Hitting/Outfield Coach
Office: (805) 986-5800 x 2076
Roger Frash is a former Condor athlete and been on the Condor coaching staff since 1999.
In 1979, Roger as a pitcher and an outfielder earned All-State and 1st team All-American Honors while helping head the team to their 1st WSC title and a berth to the State Championship Tournament. With over 50 full scholarship offers, Coach Frash was drafted by the New York Mets in the 1st round of the 1980 Major League College Draft with the second pick overall.
Roger, a retired Departmental of Corrections and Rehabilitation Officer currently involved in summer showcases and scouting camps throughout southern California and is also a private hitting coach with many current MBL, MIBL and collegiate players. His connections with major college coaches and professional scouts for placement of players to the next level.
Coach Frash says: "Come to Oxnard and you will see how hard we work both on and off the field for you as a player. We will make you a better player and a better person."
Frash, who received his Associate of Arts degree from Oxnard, lives in Camarillo with with his high school sweetheart Debbie and their two children Justin and Lauren. Justin, a former OC player, played at the University of Hawaii and Oakland A's.
Steve Hernandez--Pitching Coach
Coach Hernandez started with the Condors in 1990 as a player for two years, and then moved on to Chico State where he played and received his BA in Social Sciences. He received his Master's in Education from National University.
He started his coaching career at Urban High School and then became the Head Coach at Carlmont High School, with a stint as coach of the Bay Area Rams and San Francisco Seals. From 2002-2005 Coach Hernandez as been the Assistant Coach for Sierra College, the Alexandria Beetles (Northwoods League) and for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots (Alaska Baseball League).
Coach Hernandez then moved on to become the Head Coach at Pacifica High School. As the coach, they set school records for most wins by a team, team batting average, team stolen bases, and team runs scored.
Coach Hernandez joined the Oxnard staff in 2008, and under his tutelage the Condors have thrived. In 2009 the pitching staff was ranke #2 in the WSC, with the conference pitcher of the year (Justin Bricker) and two All-Americans (JC Aguayo and Brian Willson) benefiting from Coach Hernandez.
Geno Beville - Assistant Coach
Coach Beville began with the Condors in 2005. He enjoyed playing baseball and football at the high school and collegiate levels. He coached baseball at Ojai Valley School for four seasons and capturing three league championships. He managed the Ocean View Devil Rays to the 2007 Pony Palamino Regional Championships. Geno presently serves on the board of Ocean View Pony baseball. His son Geno was a former OC player, who earned his AA degree and graduated from CLU.
Wally Barnett--Assistant Coach
David Shoonmaker--Assistant Coach