COACHES 2022-03-06T15:43:06-08:00
Coach Keith Ramsey

Keith Ramsey – Head Coach

Keith Ramsey begins his 5th season leading Mira Costa Baseball. Keith was born and raised in Westchester, California and attended Loyola high school where he starred as both a goalkeeper on the CIF 1998 championship soccer team and was an all league baseball player for the Cubs. After high school, Ramsey attended Los Angeles Harbor College and competed as both a pitcher and outfielder, earning a scholarship to the University of Florida. Ramsey was an All-SEC selection.

After being drafted his junior season by the Cincinnati Reds, he returned to school to play his senior year and earn his degree in English. Following the 2002 season for the Gators, Ramsey was drafted in the 10th round by the Cleveland Indians and played eleven years of professional baseball for five different MLB organizations up to the AAA level.

After his playing career, Ramsey coached for Manhattan Beach Little League and other travel teams. In 2016 he made his high school coaching debut at Crossroads school and doubled the Roadrunners’ win total that season. Following that success, the opportunity to become a Mustang was too hard to pass up. Ramsey took on the role as Varsity Head Coach for the Mira Costa Baseball program. He currently resides in Westchester with his wife Meagan and their two sons.

Coach Keith Ramsey

Isaac Friesen – Varsity Assistant Coach

Isaac Friesen returns to the Mira Costa program for his fourth season as Varsity pitching coordinator. After growing up in Boulder, Colorado, Isaac continued his career at the perennial-powerhouse Seminole State College in Oklahoma where he took on the role of high leverage reliever/closer for the Trojans.

The coach of the SSC Trojans, Lloyd Simmons, was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame after coaching twenty five plus years with the Trojans and amassing over 1,800 wins. Isaac now works to employ some of the culture and lessons he learned in his time under Coach Simmons in his work with the Mustangs program.

Following his time in Oklahoma, he would go on to play at the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he ended up meeting his wife, Heather, and became involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Isaac has been on staff with FCA since graduating UH in 2017 and serves as the General Manager and Pitching Coach of their collegiate baseball program, the SoCal Shepherds.

Isaac and his wife currently live in South Redondo and greatly enjoy being a part of the Mira Costa program. They look forward to the interactions, relationships and growth to come as Isaac aims to constantly improve our pitching staff and pour into the lives of these young ball players.

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John Colin – Varsity Assistant Coach

John “Turtle” Colin begins his eighth season as Assistant Varsity Coach. He strives to honor the legacy of fun-loving former Mustang captain Henry Pearson, killed by a drunk driver in April, 2009. A Mira Costa graduate, John served as Manager of the Mustangs Baseball and Football teams throughout high school and managed the football team at El Camino College.

Among his other responsibilities, he oversees the Mustang Baseball managers, works with catchers and helps with game scheduling.

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Chris Costley – Varsity Assistant Coach

Chris Costley begins his 5th year as a Mustang Varsity Assistant under Coach Ramsey.  Chris starred as a shortstop at Chaminade High School moving on to play at both St. Mary’s and Pepperdine University in the West Coast Conference.
Chris brings an array of knowledge for all facets of the game and specializes in infield play.  Coach Costley recently completed a 32-year career in law enforcement.
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Dave Williams – Varsity Assistant Coach

Coach Williams is married to his beautiful soulmate of 26 years, Lynne. Together they have three kids: Tyler, Mathew and Meghan. Williams played at Chaminade HS ini 1980 and Pierce College in ’80-’81. He was an All Metro centerfielder in ’81-’82 at Central Arizona College. In 1982, Coach Williams was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers. He played shortstop in ’82-’84 at Cal State Northridge going on to win the College World Series DII in 1984. Williams was then drafted by the Minnesota Twins and spent three years in the minor leagues. He was inducted into the Cal State Northridge Hall of Fame in 2017.

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Andre Van Gerwen – Junior Varsity Head Coach

Andre Van Gerwen takes over the role as Junior Varsity Head Coach and his first year with the Mustang program. Andre is a well-respected coach in the South Bay working with Bishop Montgomery High School and the Sand Gnats Baseball Club.

Andre played his high school ball at El Segundo and brings a wealth of knowledge to the program. He now works for Perfect Play Athletics creating camp and club opportunities for kids throughout Southern California. He is a welcome addition to the coaching staff.

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Dylan Hatch – Junior Varsity Coach

Coach Dylan Hatch joins the Mira Costa Mustangs for his first season. Hatch graduated from Redondo Union High School while earning 2nd Team All State, 1st Team All CIF honors, and 2-time Daily Breeze All Area 1st Team. He played for Nate Fernley at El Camino College which he regards as one of the best times of his life.

Hatch earned All American honors during his last year of baseball at Marymount California University where he received numerous tryouts with big league organizations, including the Cubs, Braves, Diamondbacks, and Rangers.

He played 4 years of professional baseball in Puerto Rico, Maine, Northern California and Kentucky. He has a passion to bring out the best in each and every person that wants to take this game as far as they can.

Coach Hatch resides in Torrance with his long time girlfriend Bridgett.

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Frank Wicks – Frosh-Soph Head Coach

Frank Wicks returns for his fifth season as the Fosh-Soph Head Coach. A former baseball and football teammate of head football coach Don Morrow at Aviation High School, coach Wicks also serves as offensive coordinator for the Mustang freshman football team. This is Frank’s eighth season of MCHS Baseball after serving as an assistant coach alongside his brother Tom.

Wicks graduated Cal State University Long Beach with a teaching degree and has spent his entire life in the South Bay. He and wife Cyndi have a son and two daughters.

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Coach Brad Angeleri

Coach Angeleri starts his 15th season for Mira Costa Baseball. He also coaches Mira Costa Football. Coach Angeleri enjoys watching the development of the Frosh / Soph players throughout the season.

Coach Angeleri enjoys being married for 35 years to his wife Lori and spending time at the beach in their off time. They have a grandson who Angeleri hopes to coach in the near future.

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John Giovati – Frosh Coach

With five sons, John Giovati has been involved in youth baseball for many years, coaching his sons’ teams as the boys moved through the youth baseball ranks. He also was the Varsity Baseball Head Coach for Bishop Diego High School in the early 1980s. John played baseball for Mira Costa, graduating in 1973.