Dave Nakama was appointed as head baseball coach of the Spartans in September 2012.
Under Nakama, the Spartans posted the fourth-highest batting average (.286), the third-highest fielding percentage (.972) and the second-fewest errors (58) in the Western Athletic Conference in 2013 and the second-highest fielding percentage (.970) in the Mountain West in 2014.
Nakama came to San Jose State from the University of Washington, where he was the associate head baseball coach for three seasons. In a 20-plus year college coaching career, the Honolulu, Hawai'i native has 13 seasons of experience in the Pac-12 Conference divided between Washington (2010-12) and Stanford (1997-98, 2002-09).
Nicholas Enriquez joined the San José State University baseball coaching staff as an assistant in the fall of 2012. Enriquez entered the position with eight years of assistant coaching experience at the Division I level with Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.
At San José State, Enriquez instructs the team's infielders and coordinates recruiting efforts. During his time with the Spartans, San José State recorded the third-best fielding percentage (.972) in the Western Athletic Conference in 2013 and the second-highest fielding percentage (.970) in the Mountain West in 2014.
At Dartmouth, Enriquez was responsible for instruction of hitters and infielders as well as on and off campus recruiting evaluations. He assisted the 2009 and 2010 teams that were crowned as Ivy League champions, solidifying back-to-back appearances at an NCAA Regional.
Jimmy Meuel joined the San José State University baseball program in October 2015 as an assistant coach.
In his role with the Spartans, Meuel works with the team's pitchers in addition to aiding with camps and hitting the recruiting trail alongside fellow assistant coach Nicholas Enriquez. ??
As UC Davis' first-ever director of baseball operations, Meuel coordinated team travel, assisted with prospect and youth camps, on-campus recruiting, community service, scouting reports and practice management. ??
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Mike Cummins joined the San José State University baseball program in August 2015 as the team's volunteer assistant coach.
Cummins, a familiar name to Bay Area baseball fans, brings more than 35 years of coaching experience to the Spartans, including 10 combined seasons as the head coach at Santa Clara and San Francisco State.
In his six seasons (2009-15) at the helm of San Francisco State, 14 Gators received All-California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) recognition, including the program's first conference Freshman of the Year selection in 2013. SFSU's 22 total wins in 2010 were the most since 2006, and the team's 17 CCAA wins in 2014 and 2015 were the most since the Gators tallied 21 conference wins in 2004.