8 Tyler LaTorre
Tyler La Torre was named a San José State University’s Assistant Baseball Coach in 2017. La Torre comes to San Jose after serving two seasons at San Francisco State. He was the team’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator.
La Torre brings nearly a decade of professional baseball experience to the Spartans. He began his professional career with the San Francisco Giants organization in 2006. He won a league championship with the 2007 Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, short-season Class A team in the Northwest League. In 2009, he won another league championship with the Class A San Jose Giants.
La Torre was the recipient of the 2008 Nettle Rappe “Good Guy” in the
He participated in two major League spring
Presently, La Torre is a catcher for the Italian National Team. The team competed in the 2013 World Baseball
La Torre received his Bachelors of Arts in
Tyler and his wife, Stacey, have a daughter named, Arabella, and reside in Aptos, California.