The 2018 season will mark the first for Rafael Garcia as a Grad Assistant on the Marian staff. Coach Garcia’s duties will include all offensive strategy and working with the team infielders.
Rafael Garcia has spent the last two years at Mitchell College serving as an assistant coach and the head JV coach, helping the Mariners reach their fifth consecutive Conference Finals appearance during his time as a player and coach. Coach Garcia graduated with a degree in Sports & Fitness Management in 2015 from Mitchell College.
As a player Garcia was a 4 year starter at the hot corner and 3 year captain for Mitchell College. Helping them reach 3 conference championships, while capturing two conference titles. He left his senior campaign with a 1st team all-conference nod, having his best year with Mitchell College.