Luis Reyes | Hitting/Infield Coach
Luis Reyes is heading into his second season as the Ranger infield coach.
In his first season, Reyes had an All-Defensive team player in Luis Cintron who had a great year with his glove, recording a .974 fielding percentage at second base.
Prior to joining the Northwestern coaching staff, Reyes has been the Assistant Baseball Coach at Murray State Junior College in Tishomingo, Okla. where they were very successful this past season, making it to the Junior College World Series.
At Murray State he worked with the infielders and was the assistant hitting coach as well. He was also very instrumental in recruiting as he was the assistant Recruiting Coordinator/international recruiter for the program.
Before joining on the Murray State coaching staff, Reyes was the Head Baseball Coach at Marietta High School for a season. While at the helm of the program, Reyes' club was the District Champion. He held many duties as the head coach such as, hitting coach, third base coach, field maintenance and strength and conditioning.
During the summer of 2015, Reyes was the head coach of the Myrtle Beach Riptides in the Beach League - Collegiate Summer League. Under Reyes' leadership, the Riptides were Beach League champions, the first championship in the organization's history. They finished up the year at 32-18, leading to Coach of the Year honors for Reyes.
He was also a standout player in his college days, where he played two years at Iowa Lakes Community College, followed up by his final two seasons at Clarke University. While at Clarke he was named a Gold Glove winner at the third base position in the MCC Conference. During that same season he was also named to the first team All-Conference team.
Reyes earned his bachelor's degree from Clarke in May of 2014 and will be looking to gain his Master's here at Northwestern.