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Baseball Coaching Staff
Dean Stiles
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Coach Info:
Position: Volunteer Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: Oregon
Graduating Year: 1982
Experience: 5 Years
Dean Stiles is in his fifth season as the Oregon baseball program’s volunteer assistant coach, helping head coach George Horton with the team’s pitchers.

Stiles has been instrumental in the development of one of the top pitching staffs in the nation during his four seasons at Oregon, helping lead the team to four straight postseason appearances. In Stiles’ first two seasons in 2012 and 2013 working with the Ducks’ pitchers, Oregon finished in the top-15 in the country with consecutive sub-3.00 ERAs.

While at Oregon, Stiles has coached one Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year (Alex Keudell - 2012), three All-America selections (Keudell - 2012 and Jimmie Sherfy - 2012 and 2013) and seven first-team all-conference selections (Keudell - 2012, , Sherfy - 2012 and 2013, Tommy Thorpe - 2013 and 2014, Jake Reed – 2014 and Garrett Cleavinger - 2015).

Following the 2015 season, Stiles served as the assistant pitching coach for the Eugene Emeralds, a Class-A (Short) affiliate for the Chicago Cubs.

Before joining the Oregon coaching staff, Stiles spent one season as the head coach at Lane Community College in Eugene. The Titans finished the year with a 26-20 record and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges Tournament.

Prior to accepting the position at Lane, Stiles worked for two years as an administrative assistant at Oregon, helping with the Ducks’ camps and clinics.

Other coaching positions that Stiles’ has held include Tualitin High School (Ore.), Crook County High School (Ore.), Summit High School (Ore.) and St. Joseph High School (Calif.). Stiles was a high school administrator, teacher and coach in Oregon and California for more than 20 years.

In addition, Stiles has headed several 16U Junior Olympic Teams and NTIS USA Baseball teams. He served as the general manager for the Bend Bandits of the Western Baseball League before co-founding and coaching the Bend Elks of the West Coast League.

Stiles played infield at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, Calif., before transferring to Oregon and finishing his career with the Ducks. He graduated with a degree in journalism in 1982, and in 1986 completed his secondary education credential at the UO College of Education. He currently resides in Eugene with his wife Megan, sons Taylor and Cooper, and daughter Chloe. Cooper in a member of the Oregon baseball team.