Clay Cederquist was named a San José State volunteer assistant coach in 2017.
While coaching the Spartans this season, Cederquist serves as an assistant coach at American River Community College. He is the team’s outfield, first base coach, and hitting coach. He also aids the Miami Marlins as an Associate Scout.
Cederquist comes to the Spartans after serving as head coach of two different summer collegiate baseball teams the last two years. The Dodge City A’s in 2017, and San Luis Obispo Blues in 2016.
In 2015 he was head coach of Nor Cal Baseball’s 18 & under summer team as well as Director of Baseball Operations for Sacramento State.
Cederquist began his college baseball career in 2010 at Fresno State where he earned Pre-Season All WAC. He finished the year as a WAC Champion with the sixth highest batting average in the Western Athletic Conference.
He transferred to Fresno City College his sophomore season, and was the team MVP in 2011. There he earned First Team All-Central Valley Conference.
He finished his collegiate baseball career with two seasons at Sacramento State. There he earned Academic All-WAC in 2014. Cederquist helped the Hornets to a WAC championship in 2014, and advanced to the NCAA Regionals that season.
Cederquist earned his Master of Arts degree in communication studies from Sacramento State in May of 2017.