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.
Warren Trott – Varsity Assistant
Warren Trott returns for his third year as Mira Costa varsity assistant. Native of the South Bay, Trott graduated from West Torrance high school where he was the warrior shortstop earning Daily Breeze all-area honors his junior and senior seasons. He led West Torrance to back to back Bay League championships and advanced to the CIF Semi-Finals each year prompting the Detroit Tigers to select him in the 47th round of the 1998 MLB Draft.
He attended UCLA on a baseball scholarship instead, playing five seasons and was named All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention. In 2003, he left UCLA after earning his bachelors degree in History. Trott works with the infielders and hitters for the Varsity team.
John Colin – Varsity Assistant
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.
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.
Chris Costley – Varsity Assistant
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.
Spencer Kreisberg – Junior Varsity Coach
Coach Spencer Kreisberg is an alumnus of Tigard High School in Tigard, OR, before studying Kinesiology at San Francisco State University. He received his teaching credential at Long Beach State and now teaches PE and is the Athletic Director at Hermosa Valley School.
Spencer ranks in the Top 10 in Innings Pitched and Strikeouts in SFSU Gators program history. After college, he played professionally in Sweden and England and has been a member of the Great Britain national baseball team since 2011, playing in multiple European Championships and the 2016 World Baseball Classic.
This will be Spencer’s 3rd year on staff at Mira Costa.
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.
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.
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.