NORTHRIDGE, Calif. –
Christopher Hom has been hired as an assistant baseball coach at Cal State Northridge, head coach Greg Moore announced today. Hom will join Moore's staff for the upcoming season and work primarily with the infielders.
Hom has spent the last two years as a volunteer assistant coach at the University of San Francisco, where his duties included developing the team's catchers, academic support, facilities maintenance and camps. While on staff, USF reached the NCAA postseason in 2013. During the 2013 season Coach Hom's core of freshmen catchers lead the West Coast Conference with the fewest wild pitches and passed balls. He assisted in the academic support for a team that set a program record for team GPA.
Prior to joining the Dons, Hom was an assistant coach at the University of California, San Diego from 2009 to 2011. While with the Tritons, the team reached the NCAA Division II College World Series in 2009 and 2010 and hosted the program's first Division II regional in 2011. Hom coached six offensive All-Americans and three national Gold Glove winners while at UCSD and the Tritons led all of Division II in defense in both 2009 and 2010.
Chris will oversee the internal operation of the Matador Baseball Program, along with Successful Speaker Series as part of the Diamond University Leadership Program.
"Coach Hom has a knack for bringing out the best in players," said Moore. "He has the rare mix of a big-picture vision for development and best practices day-to-day. He is a fine example for young players in the way he works and in the way he lives."
Hom received his bachelors degree in communications from UC San Diego in 2008 and completed his masters in coaching and leadership administration at Concordia University in Irvine, Calif., in 2011.