Doug Williams is entering his 22nd year as the head baseball coach at the College of San Mateo. The CSM Bulldogs have averaged 32 wins per season since 1995 and have recorded 20 trips to the Northern California State Playoffs. During the past 18 years, 248 of 255 Bulldog players have transferred to four-year colleges or signed professionally. His twenty-one year record at CSM is 649-274 and he is a eight-time recipient of the Coast Conference Coach of the Year Award, most recently winning the award in 2015.
Doug played NCAA Division I baseball and graduated from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has a Master’s Degree in Health and Physical Education with an emphasis in Biomechanics. His thesis “A Three Dimensional Biomechanical Analysis of Fastball and Forkball Pitchers” was featured on the front cover of an issue of Collegiate Baseball Magazine.
Doug is a local product, having played baseball and graduated from Carlmont High School. He was an assistant coach at the College of San Mateo under the legendary John Noce. He was the head varsity baseball coach at Carlmont High School, capturing the Central Coast Section Division II Title. He then became the pitching coach at the University of San Francisco before moving to his current position at CSM.
Walker Bullington enters his first season as an assistant coach with Preparing Legends. Coach Bullington will be working with catchers and hitters. Bullington comes to San Mateo by way of Russellville, TN. He played baseball at Carson Newman University in Jefferson City, TN where he graduated with a Business Education degree. His coaching career began while still in college, as he began a private baseball instruction business called Walkoff Baseball Training that he still operates when in Tennessee. He has also worked as a color commentator broadcasting his high school’s baseball games for WCRK 105.7 FM. The summer after graduating from college, Bullington worked the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees MLB Youth Camps. During this time, he was able to interview and work with several major league players. Bullington then accepted a position in Singapore to become the general manager, catching coach, and tournament director for The Hit Factory in Southeast Asia. Bullington coached and traveled all over Southeast Asia for 8 months before returning for this summer to become the site leader for the Atlanta Braves MLB Youth camps. During this position, he interviewed several current and former major leaguers and coordinated with Braves staff to run 6 weeks of successful Braves baseball camps. Bullington is engaged to his fiancé, Samantha Thomsit, and they currently resides in Belmont, CA.
Rich Sciutto is a member of the CSM coaching staff. He has coached for 42 years and worked at the high school level for 22 years. Rich has coached at Burlingame High School for the last 16 years. In his 14 years as varsity coach at Burlingame High School, they won seven championships in the Peninsula Athletic League and two Central Coast Division II championships — the only CCS championships in Burlingame baseball history! Coach Sciutto has been voted Coach of the Year three times, and San Mateo County Coach of the Year twice. In 2010, he was selected as Cal-Hi Sports Coach of the Year for California medium schools. Rich is enjoying retirement with his wife, Nancy, and their four grandchildren. Rich is beginning his fifth year with Preparing Legends.