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Century High School Baseball
"BE HUMBLE ENOUGH TO PREPARE AND CONFIDENT ENOUGH TO PERFORM"
1993, 1994, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2019
2014 & 2016 Orange League Champions
Head Coach, Theo Cortes
Coach Cortes is entering his 24th year coaching baseball at Century High School, 17th year as the head coach. He is a member of Century's first graduating class, class of 1992. After graduating from high school, he attended the University of San Diego, where he was a member of the baseball team. He graduated with honors in 1996, earning his B.A. and California teaching credential. In 1999, he received a Masters degree in education from Cal State San Bernardino. Currently, Coach Cortes teaches AP Human Geography at Century H.S.. He's been married to his wife Melissa for 20 years--has a son, Noah (16), two daughters, Olivia (14) and Faith (10).
Assistant Head Coach, Jeff West
Coach West has been a member of the Century baseball program for the past 12 years. He started his coaching career as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Irvine High School. Coach West attended and played baseball at Irvine Valley College. He continued his education at Cal State Long Beach, B.A. degree in psychology, teaching credential at Cal State Fullerton and a Masters in education from Grand Canyon University. He has been an instrumental part of the baseball program for the past 12 years; he first started at Century as the junior varsity baseball coach and quickly moved to his current position, assistant head coach. His primary baseball duties are to work with infielders and serve as a bench coach. He teaches math at Century H.S., and he's also the head girl's tennis coach. He is married to his wife Tracy; they have two young daughters, Kiley and Riley, and a son, Easton.
Hitting Coach, Luis Diaz
Coach Diaz is entering his 10th year as the hitting coach for the Centurions. During his tenure, the Century varsity baseball team is consistently one of the best hitting teams of all the Santa Ana USD high schools and the Orange League. Coach Diaz played his high school baseball at Century for Coach Cortes and went on to break numerous baseball hitting records. He lettered both his junior and senior years, was honored as an All-Orange League performers both of his varsity years. In his senior year, he was also selected for the All-CIF second team, division IV. Upon graduating high school he went on and studied 3 years at Cypress College while playing baseball under Coach Scott Pickler. He continued his baseball career at Texas A&M Kingsville where he earned a B.A. in criminal justice. Currently, he is the head athletic grounds keeper at Cypress College. Coach Diaz resides in Santa Ana and loves to play softball in his spare time.
Assistant Coach, Ruben Galvan
Coach Galvan is entering his 11th year as an assistant varsity coach at Century. He is a wonderful role model to our student-athletes who teaches them hard work, dedication, and commitment by simply being himself. Coach Galvan's son, Ruben Galvan, is graduate of Century and lettered his senior year, 2010. Coach Galvan attended Mater Dei High School as a freshmen and later transferred to Saddleback H.S., where he graduated in 1982. While attending Saddleback he lettered two years in baseball. Coach Galvan is a resident of Santa Ana and all of his children have attended our district schools. He is a wonderful man who truly cares about the children in our community and wants them to be productive members of our society and become young men of integrity.
Freshmen Coach, Fausto Molina
Coach Molina is going into his 10th season as the freshmen coach at Century. His work on the development of the fundamental baseball skills for his players is imperative to the overall success of the baseball program. He often coaches players with limited baseball experience, with his guiding and nurturing approach his players often become meaningful varsity players in subsequent years. Coach Molina is a graduate of UCLA and is currently a member of the English department at Century H.S. He is married and has two young daughters.
Junior Varsity Coach, Edgar Ojeda
Coach Ojeda is on his first year as part of the Century H.S. Baseball program. He will take the responsibilities of being the head junior varsity coach in his second year of coaching baseball. Coach Ojeda is another Century H.S. graduate who has come back to help in the development of our young players. Coach Ojeda graduated from Century H.S. He was instrumental in changing the culture of our program into a winning one. While at Century, he started in the outfield his junior and senior year.