Coach Crombie has been with the Mudcats since 2006 first as a player, then named head coach and scheduling coordinator in 2013. Prior to that he served as the co-head coach and assistant to Shawn Scibek. Coach Crombie graduated from Will C. Wood HS in Vacaville Ca and went on to play collegiately as a middle infielder at Shasta College and Point Loma Nazarene University in California. Following his playing career he chose to pursue the completion of his Bachelor's Degree from Sacramento State.
Coach Stafford enters his first Summer as the head coach of the Mudcats. He just completed his first season as an assistant coach at Solano Community College. He joined the coaching staff at Solano after spending four years as an assistant coach at NAIA University of the Southwest in Hobbs, NM. Stafford began his coaching career as an assistant at Armijo High School before moving on to University of the Southwest. He spent the Summer of 2019 as an assistant coach for the Casper Horseheads in the Expedition League. In his playing days Stafford was a pitcher for the Solano Falcons in 2013 and 2014. Following his time at Solano, he attended California State University-Chico and earned his Bachelors Degree.
Sci, as he is better known by, co-founded the Mudcats in 1990. Coach Sci served as the player-head coach and then head coach for the first 22 years of the program's existence. After graduating from Armijo HS he had a successful college career at Solano College. Sci has coached high school baseball in Solano County for over 20 years, most recently, Sci joined Ex-Mudcat Ryan P. Adams as an asst. coach at Vanden High School. Coach Sci is Sports Turf Management Certified (Master Grounds Keeper) and makes sure our field is always game ready.
Nick has been with the Mudcats since 2006. Nick graduated from Will C Wood HS and played on the first ever Championship baseball team in school history. Prior to Enrolling at San Jose State University Nick injured his throwing shoulder and decided to attain his Bachelor's Degree and teaching credential and return to the field as a coach. Nick returned to Will C Wood to teach and coach baseball in 2005 and is currently their head baseball coach, guiding the team to their first league championship since his playing days.
Ryan, a former Mudcat himself has always helped support the Mudcats since his playing days. He joined the Mudcats in an official capacity in 2022 as a Board Member. A Solano College & San Jose State alumni, Ryan is the current Head Coach at Vanden High School and has amassed over 200 wins in his tenure. In 2022, Ryan became the winningest Head Coach in school history.
Coach Matlock is a graduate of Armijo HS where he played baseball and later attended Solano College. Coach Matlock joined the staff in 2014 and serves as our first base coach. Coach Matlock is also a member of the staff who works diligently alongside Coach Sci to ensure that our facilities are ready for each home game.
Gordie took on a larger role as the Mudcat Vice President in 2021 but is no stranger to the Mudcat Family. He is the team lead when it comes to social media, marketing and our go to fixer during the season. Gordie played baseball at Vacaville High School and went on to play at the University of Willamette where he was a successful two-way player (Pitcher and First Basemen) and Team Captain. While attending Willamette University, Clary played his summer baseball with the Mudcats (2013, 2014, and 2015). Clary was voted 2014 Team Offensive MVP and in 2015 was Team Defensive MVP, only Mudcat in History to win both awards. Gordie is a huge asset to the organization.
Sean or SP as he is better known has been with the Mudcats since 2013 and is our go to man for field prep, glove repair and game day facilities. SP does everything under the sun on game days to make sure that everything runs smoothly. He's served as a board member for three years and is our go to guy when the Mudcats need something done on short order.
Jared is returned to the Mudcats in 2019 as Pitching Coach. Starting in 2023 Jared has taken a step away from active coaching and has moved into the roll of our Host Family Coordinator. Jared a former Mudcat himself (2013-2015) finished his playing career at Holy Names University and went on to Oregon State to attain his Master's Degree.