After serving as Senior Associate Athletic Director for four years, Mike Rupcich joins the FPU baseball coaching staff. He brings with him a wealth of experience as a player and a coach, having worked as the head assistant at Fresno State from 1976-2002. While at Fresno State, he was the team’s hitting coach, third base coach and recruiting coordinator. He was a part of 15 conference championships, 19 NCAA Regional appearances, and two College World Series teams. The Bulldogs compiled a 968-510 record during his tenure with the program and he would coach 25 NCAA All-Americans. Rupcich was inducted into the Fresno State Baseball Hall of Fame in 1996.