Rick Vanderhook, Cal State Fullerton (Shotgun Spratling)


Coach Buzz: CS Fullerton’s Vanderhook Retires; Candidate Hot Board

Coaching Buzz

Cal State Fullerton is one of the more storied programs in college baseball history, and it will now look for a new head coach after long-time skipper Rick Vanderhook announced his retirement after 10 seasons with the program.

Vanderhook, 60, made the decision on the heels of a tough 2021 campaign, where the Titans finished with a 20-35 overall record and notched just a 13-23 Big West record, obviously missing the NCAA tournament for the second-straight full season, not including the COVID year.

Before his stint as head coach for the Titans, Vanderhook was a mainstay on the Fullerton coaching[…]