2020 BULLDOG BASEBALL COACHING STAFF

VIC ALKIRE, Varsity Head Coach

JOHN GOULDING, Varsity Assistant Coach

JAKE SHULL, Varsity Assistant Coach

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 Vic is a 1962 graduate of Tracy high where he played four years of varsity ball at shortstop. He brings a wealth of coaching experience and is entering his 27th season (2020 season) as THS varsity coach with a career coaching record of 412-279-1 (as of start of 2020 season).

Vic retired from teaching  several years ago and has two sons and a daughter.  Vic and wife Marie (who manages the snack bar) live in Manteca.


Vic can be reached at vicalkire@sbcglobal.net
 

JAKE SHULL, Varsity Assistant Coach

JOHN GOULDING, Varsity Assistant Coach

JAKE SHULL, Varsity Assistant Coach

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 Jake replaces long-time varsity coach Tony Crivello.   Jake was a star baseball player with the Bulldogs from 2009- 2012.  He would go on to pitch for Fresno State and then entered the Detroit Tigers Farm system before retiring a couple of years ago.  Welcome back Jake!

JOHN GOULDING, Varsity Assistant Coach

JOHN GOULDING, Varsity Assistant Coach

JOHN GOULDING, Varsity Assistant Coach

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  Assistant Coach John Goulding - John joined the Bulldog coaching staff in 2016 and brings a wealth of experience from his many years coaching at James Logan High.    

Goulding who has spent 37 years teaching and coaching, retired from James Logan High in 2015.  There he won 18 of 23 MVAL Championships and two North Coast Section Championships (2001 & 2011).  John is member of the California Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame (inducted 2008), the Aragon High Hall of Fame (2016), and the James Logan Hall of Fame (2016). 

KENNY SERRANO, VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

TYLER SANFILIPPO VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

JOHN GOULDING, Varsity Assistant Coach

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 A 1984 graduate from Tracy High and varsity star in 1983/84, Kenny would go on to play ball at Delta Junior College and also play with the Tracy Angels for 9 years. Kenny assisted Coach Ken Perez in 2004-05 and then coached at West High for 3 seasons.  Kenny also started the baseball program at Kimball High in 2010.

TYLER SANFILIPPO VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

TYLER SANFILIPPO VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

TYLER SANFILIPPO VARSITY ASSISTANT COACH

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Tyler joined the varsity coaching staff in the 2019 season.  Tyler graduated THS in 2011 and played baseball all four years.  Tyler majored in Kinesiology at Fresno State.

JUNIOR VARSITY STAFF

Adam Deharo, JV Head Coach

Josh Celestine, Assistant Coach

Josh Celestine, Assistant Coach

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Adam grew up in Tracy and went to Tracy High where he played baseball all four years.   As a freshman, he was on the JV team and then became a 3 year starter for Coach Alkire on the varsity team.   

After graduating, Deharo traveled to Australia to play on an international baseball team representing the United States.  Adam would go on to play in a semi-pro league in the Bay Area for a couple of years then continuing to play in the Cal-Mex league for about 10 years.   It was at this point he started to enjoy coaching more than playing and he started running a travel baseball team which he has maintained for the past 6 years.

Adam was an assistant JV coach last year and stated he is very excited to now be the head coach  helping to enhance the Tracy High baseball program.  

Josh Celestine, Assistant Coach

Josh Celestine, Assistant Coach

Josh Celestine, Assistant Coach

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Raul Garcia, Assistant Coach

Josh Celestine, Assistant Coach

Raul Garcia, Assistant Coach

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FRESHMAN/SOPHOMORE STAFF

Herman Pahulu Frosh/Soph Head Coach

Herman Pahulu Frosh/Soph Head Coach

Herman Pahulu Frosh/Soph Head Coach

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New coach Herman Pahulu is Tongan and grew up across the bay in San Bruno.  He played four years on the Capuchino High School baseball team and was the Captain.  He also played 3 years on the football team also achieving Captain status.  In 1994 he was awarded Scholar Athlete of the Year at the High School.


On to college Herman played 3 years of rugby for UC Davis and had a 1997 Final Four appearance beating Stanford for a 3rd place finish.  At Davis he received a BS in Electrical Engineering.   He then went to San Jose State to get a masters in Electrical Engineering.    


He has been an engineer for 21 years working in the silicon valley and tri-valley for medical, life science, clean tech, and semiconductor companies.


Coach Pahulu has lived in Tracy since 2000.

TBA - Frosh/Soph Assistant Coach

Herman Pahulu Frosh/Soph Head Coach

Herman Pahulu Frosh/Soph Head Coach

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  TBA

TBA--- Frosh/Soph Assistant Coach

Herman Pahulu Frosh/Soph Head Coach

TBA--- Frosh/Soph Assistant Coach

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