Assistant coach Jeff Casper returns to his alma mater after a two-year absence in a full time position. His primary responsibilities will be to work with the outfields and hitters, as well as assist with recruiting, coordinate UA’s schedule and travel plans and help run the
A native Tucsonan and two-time graduate of the university,
He returns to
Previous to his stint at Yavapai, he was the volunteer assistant coach at UA for Lopez’s first three seasons in
Casper, who appeared in 59 games and batted .261 for his career at UA, received his undergraduate degree in business in the spring of 2001 and complete his Master’s Degree in business and public administration from the Eller College of Management at UA in the spring of 2004.
As a player, he was honored with the Jim McConnell Award as the most inspirational player as voted by his teammates after his senior season in 2001. He was also named the inaugural recipient of the Kelsey Osburn Award, presented by the local professional scouts to the
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