Coaching since: 2012
FCA Player: 2008-2011
Current & Prior Coaching Experience:
Andy Littlefield has been coaching with FCA Baseball since 2012. He was the starting First Baseman for the Point Loma Sealions (NCAA Division II) in San Diego, CA his freshman and sophomore year before deciding to hang up his cleats and pursue longer-term career interests. He is a scholar athlete and a recipient of the PLNU Sportsmanship Award. He completed his B.S. degree in Finance, graduating summa cum laude and is a private pilot. Prior to college, Andy competed for the Cedar Park Christian High School Eagles as a four-year scholar athlete. He was named First Team All-League three years, team MVP two years, and First Team All-State his senior year.
Andy has a passion for game strategy and has pioneered the way we play baseball at FCA. We are known for our situational hitting approach and putting the game in motion. He is an outstanding teacher – Andy helps our players improve hitting mechanics, develops our infielders, is our game base running coach, and focuses on increasing our players’ baseball IQ. Our alumni give much credit to Andy for being prepared to play collegiate baseball.
Andy has also been a recipient of FCA’s Coach of the Year award.
Verse to live by:
Colossians 3: 23-24 - Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward.
“Good hitters adjust the next day in practice. Great hitters adjust the next at bat. The best hitters adjust the next pitch.” (Tony Gwynn)
Coaching role models:
Coach Joe Schaeffer (Head Baseball Coach, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, CA)
Favorite part of coaching:
Encouraging our players to make good decisions on and off the field, and preparing them for a successful transition to college.