Comes To Nevada From Irvine Valley College
As the volunteer assistant coach he will work with the offense, defense and help in planning practice. McMullen will coach first base and work with the outfielders in his first season as the volunteer assistant coach. He will coordinate and run the Nevada baseball camps and clinics in addition to scheduling the Pack’s community service this season. The first-year coach will also oversee Nevada’s baseball equipment ordering and distribution.
Prior to joining the Pack he was an assistant coach at Irvine Valley College where he worked with the infielders and taught kinesiology.
A summer coaching veteran he worked as the pitching coach for the Pittsfield Suns in 2014, was the field manager in 2013 with the Edmonton Prospects, in 2012 was an assistant coach for the Anchorage Bucs and in 2011 served as an assistant coach with the North Adams Steeplecats.
At the 2015 N.R.M.E.R.A. Conference he spoke on the Leadership Characteristics of Successful NCAA Division I Baseball Coaches.
A native of Huntington Beach, Calif. he was a three-time All-Sunset League selection while playing for Huntington Beach High School. His senior season he earned All-Southern Californian baseball honors and was an All-CIF selection in soccer.
McMullen played baseball two years at Golden West College where he earned first-team All-Orange Empire Conference honors and was named the All-Southern California first team. Following GWC he spent one year at UC Riverside before transferring to Massachusetts to finish his collegiate career and played shortstop for the Minutemen. While at UMass he represented the baseball team on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
During college McMullen played summer baseball for the North Adams Steeplecats in Massachusetts. He spent the summer of 2008 playing for the Regina Red Sox in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
McMullen received an associates degree from Golden West College and a bachelor of arts degree in history from UMass. In 2011 he earned a masters of arts degree in teaching from USC. While working as the Nevada director of baseball operations he earned his Ph. D. at Nevada.