Wes Yourth Hired As Supervisor of Facilities and Events at Pacific
"We are very pleased to be able to hire someone with Wes' experience," said King. "He did an outstanding job for us in baseball operations and we are confident of his ability to do a tremendous job in this position."
"It's definitely great to be back on University of the Pacific's campus," said Yourth. "I am excited to move into my new role as Supervisor of Athletic Facilities and Operations and I look forward to once again being a part of the Pacific Athletics family."
Wes spent three season as the Director of Baseball Operations for Pacific. He created and maintained the operating budget for the Tiger baseball program. In working with the equipment, he secured over $50,000 in sponsored equipment for the program. He also developed a database and managed correspondence and gifts for the On Deck Circle Booster Club. In providing direction and organizational support for program marketing, he was instrumental in beginning the "Salute to the Troops" promotion.
Yourth spent the 2007 season as an assistant coach and program instructor at Laney College in Oakland, Calif. The preceding three seasons, Wes served in a similar capacity at City College of San Francisco. Yourth's international experience came in both 2000 and 2005. Wes spent the summer of 2000 in Bern, Switzerland, developing the Bern Cardinals Baseball Club. The Cardinals went on to win their first Swiss National Championship and a berth into the Euro Cup Tournament. Yourth also served as an MLB International Envoy in Great Britain in 2005. Among his accomplishments, Yourth worked with the Great Britain Junior National Program.
During his playing days, Yourth spent the 1998 season at City College of San Francisco as well as the 1999 and 2000 seasons at Hillsdale College in Michigan. Yourth led his team in home runs and doubles in each of his three seasons and earned All-Coast North Second Team honors as a shortstop in 1998.
Wes and his wife Aleta Kotecki have one daughter, Cora (2). They currently reside in Stockton, Calif.