Marcus Pointer

Field Manager

Marcus Pointer was a three -year letter winner at Junipero Serra HS in San Mateo, graduating in 2007. Later, he attended Skyline Junior College and continued his achievements by winning 21 games in two seasons while achieving 1st team all-conference unanimous pitcher-of-the Year in 2009, and first-team All American at the Junior College ranks. Pointer then went on to play at the University of Pacific for two seasons. After playing for one year in the independent Pecos League he got into coaching.

Pointer has coached two seasons with the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in the Alaska Baseball League. In 2017, Pointer performed as an assistant coach at Canada Junior College, and in the summer, was the pitching coach of the Orange County Riptide and helped win a Championship. He also instructed several all-league pitchers and top prospects. Pointer currently coaches at Canada Junior College in Redwood City, California.


Stu Pederson

Hitting Coach

Stu Pederson, the Huskies new hitting coach has spent 12 years in professional baseball, from 1981-1992 in the Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays organizations. He was drafted in the ninth round of the 1981 MLB Draft out of the University of Southern California. An outfielder, Pederson played eight Major League games for the Dodgers in 1985 and made his MLB debut on September 8, 1985. He spent much of his professional career- parts of nine of his 12 seasons- at the triple-A level.

He played for five seasons with the Syracuse Chiefs in the Blue Jays farm system, becoming one of the team’s most popular players and even earning “Stu Pederson Night” in 1991. The Chiefs honored his achievements with induction into the team’s Wall of Fame in 2012.
Since the end of his playing career, Stu has coached baseball at both the high school and summer collegiate levels. He also had his fair share of college ball with spending three seasons (2014-2016) as an assistant coach with the Anchorage Glacier Pilots in the Alaska Baseball League and as the field manager of the North Adams Steeplecats of the New England Collegiate League this past summer.

Stu as a range of accomplishments continues as he coached high school baseball in California, which was one of the top states for prep baseball in the nation, along with contributing at Palo Alto and Cupertino High Schools. There it has been counted to helping over 100 players get drafted into professional baseball and another 150 players advance on to Division I collegiate baseball programs.

Stu and his wife Shelley have four children, including two that have professional baseball experience of their own. His son Joc, a former MLB All-Star, is in his fourth season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. And Huskies fans already know about his youngest son Tyger Pederson. His eldest son Champ is a motivational speaker and has competed at the Special Olympics, and his daughter Jacey plays soccer at UCLA and is a member of the U.S. Youth National Team program.


Max Fecske

Assistant Coach

Max Fecske the Duluth Huskies new Assistant Coach has had a life full of baseball with before beginning his coaching career, he played collegiate baseball with Glendale College before transferring to Webster University in St. Louis, Mo.

In his freshman campaign, Fecske hit .311 in 24 games for the Glendale Vaqueros. Fecske helped contribute to the Vaqueros’ third consecutive Western State Conference Championship, a CCCAA Regional win and CCCAA Super Regional Berth.

In his sophomore season, Fecske led the Webster Gorloks with a .419 average and .463 on-base percentage while manning left field. With the Gorloks, Fecske was a part of their 10th consecutive SLIAC Conference Championship, an NCAA Division III Central Regional Championship, and a berth into NCAA Division III World Series.

After hip and shoulder injuries ended Fecske’s career, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Webster University in 2016.

Following his graduation, Fecske began his coaching career at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. At Notre Dame, Fecske coached the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft, Hunter Greene. In his two years there, Fecske helped the Knights win the Mission League in 2017, and garner national attention as Baseball America’s No. 1 ranked team in the country from February to April in 2018.

Fecske was born and raised in Studio City, Calif. He graduated from Notre Dame High School in 2012.


Anthony Lim

Assistant Coach

Anthony Lim grew up in East Palo Alto, California and graduated from Palo Alto High School in 2014. After high school, Lim went on to play four years at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington while receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Lim primarily played left field and second base for the Whitman College Blues and served as a two-year captain.

Since graduating, Lim has coached youth travel baseball, high school travel baseball, and junior college baseball all in the Bay Area in California. He works with Swagger Athletics, California Club Baseball and is finishing up his first season at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. Lim primarily works with outfielders and hitters at De Anza College.

This is Lim’s first season with the Huskies.

 


Tyger Pederson

Director of Operations

Pederson, who turns 30 in October is a graduate of Palo Alto High School.  Pederson starred as a Second Baseman at The University of Pacific before being drafted in the 33rd round by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He played 4 seasons of professional baseball before retiring and pursuing a career in coaching.

In the summer of 2016, Pederson was a coach in Taiwan for Major League Baseball. The following year, he was a graduate assistant coach at Hawaii Pacific for the 2017 season and managed the Orange County Riptide to the California Collegiate League championship in the summer of 2017, earning CCL manager of the year honors.

In 2018, Pederson managed the Duluth Huskies to a Northwoods League Division Championship and set franchise records in wins, runs scored and stolen bases while leading the Huskies to the playoffs for the first time in years.  Along with his duties as Head Coach, Pederson was also the Director of Baseball Operations for the Huskies overseeing the recruitment of players, ordering equipment, planning travel, running baseball clinics, hiring coaches and directing the Analytics Team.

Among the players he has coached are NCAA All-American Dominic Fletcher of Arkansas and recent draft selections Eric Wagaman (Yankees), Dean Miller (Braves), Alex Mckenna (Astros), Kyle Marinconz (Nationals), Nick Meyer (Team USA/Mets), Trent Shelton (Padres), and Matthew Gunter (Blue Jays).

Tyger is the son of Stu and Shelly Pederson, and growing up, Pederson was heavily surrounded by the game of baseball. His father played 13 years of professional baseball with the Dodgers and Blue Jays organizations. His brother, Joc, plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers and with Israel’s World Baseball Classic team, his sister, Jacey, plays soccer for team USA and UCLA, and his brother, Champ, is a motivational speaker and advocate for his organization, “Live Like a Champ.”