SAN DIEGO, Calif. – San Diego Christian College President Dr. Kevin Corsini announced today that Brian Schroeder will become the college’s next Director of Athletics, effective immediately.
Brian joined SDCC in 2015 as an assistant baseball coach before eventually becoming the head coach in 2017. Schroeder is known for his Christ-centered integrity, leadership, and heart for all of the student-athletes at San Diego Christian. Coach Schroeder has a long-standing history of success in Southern California.
“Brian is a leader who will continue to drive our mission of keeping Christ at the center of our institution,” said SDCC President Kevin Corsini. “He has led our athletes to success on the field, but more importantly, in life by establishing high levels of character and integrity. I am excited to see how Brian advances our school in this new role.”
Schroeder was a four-year letter winner at the local Christian High School in El Cajon, leading CIF San Diego Section with a record 34 wins on the mound. The All-American finished his career with 346 strikeouts. After his Senior year, Brian went north to UCLA where he spent three years pitching for the Bruins. In 2005, after completing 71.2 innings in over 31 games, Schroeder was named UCLA Pitcher of the Year. Schroeder was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2006 Major League Baseball draft.
After his professional career, Schroeder returned home to San Diego and began serving with Fellowship Christian Athletes while coaching at the high school level. During his time with FCA, Brian spent the majority of his time as the Western Region Ministry Advancement Coordinator; providing direction and training to the 120 staff in the western United States. Schroeder has a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies from Southern California Bible College and Seminary. While coaching the Hawks, Brian completed his Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership at SDCC.
“It has been a great journey at SDCC for the past 5 years focusing on building a baseball program that our college, community, and Savior can be proud of,” Schroeder stated. “I am excited to be trusted with the ability to bring that same vision of the future to the entire department and organization. There is an incredible team within the Athletic Department and it is an honor to serve alongside them to unleash the potential of San Diego Christian College.”
Today, Brian resides in Lakeside with his wife, Dianna, and their four children.