Volunteer assistant coach Brett Scyphers begins his third season in an official coaching capacity after serving as a student team manager the previous three seasons.
In his role as the volunteer assistant, Scyphers' primary responsibilities are to coach outfielders and assist in all areas of the program. Scyphers also assists in the operation of the Andy Lopez Baseball Academy. He coaches first base during games.
Scyphers has been a member of the Arizona program since the 2005 season when he began his playing career as a second basemen. Shoulder injuries cut short his career after just two seasons, but Scyphers remained an integral part of the program for the next three seasons as a manager.
While serving in his role as a manager, Scyphers built close relationships with head coach Andy Lopez and assistant coach Mark Wasikowski. His tireless work before, during and after practices with players and coaches demonstrated his ability to take the next step and become a coach.
Scyphers graduated with a degree in Regional Development from Arizona in 2009. Born in Panorama City, Calif., Scyphers is the son of Michael and Sally Scyphers. He has two sisters, Kelly and Krista.