KEVIN TOMASIEWICZ | HEAD COACH
Kevin Tomasiewicz (tom-ah-shev-its) enters his third season as UW-Oshkosh's head baseball coach.
Tomasiewicz owns a 43-36 overall record in his first two seasons at the helm. He has helped three Titans garner All-WIAC first team accolades.
In 2015, Tomasiewicz guided UW-Oshkosh to a 26-17 overall record and a 14-10 WIAC mark. The Titans produced their most wins since 2008 and finished fourth in the regular season league standings and third in the WIAC tournament. UW-Oshkosh also led the WIAC with 476 hits and set a program record with 96 stolen bases.
In his debut season of 2014, Tomasiewicz led the Titans to a 17-19 overall record.
Tomasiewicz comes from North Park University (Ill.), where he served as associate head coach from 2012-13.
With Tomasiewicz handling the pitching staff, the Vikings qualified for the 2012 NCAA Division III Championship with a 32-14 record. North Park University won College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) regular season and tournament titles to earn its first postseason berth in 22 years. In 2013, North Park University finished with a 21-21 record.
Under Tomasiewicz, pitchers Steve Kuligowski and Nick Soldano achieved impressive seasons in 2012. Soldano was named an All-American and the CCIW Pitcher of the Year, while Kuligowski collected all-region honors.
Tomasiewicz was an assistant coach at NCAA Division II Southwest Minnesota State University from 2010-11. The squad went 29-18 in 2010, with the pitching staff posting a 2.06 strikeout-to-walk ratio. Tomasiewicz mentored Adam Schrader, who was selected by the San Diego Padres in the 2010 MLB Draft.
A pitcher at UW-Whitewater from 2002-05, Tomasiewicz is the WIAC's career leader with 35 victories. He received All-America awards in 2003 and 2005, while being named the Most Valuable Player at the 2005 NCAA Division III World Series. Tomasiewicz led the Warhawks to a national title in 2005 and a fourth-place finish in 2003.
Tomasiewicz went 16-0 during the 2002 and 2003 seasons. His 2005 campaign featured league records with 15 wins and 108 innings. Tomasiewicz finished his career with a 35-5 record, 3.19 ERA and 232 strikeouts over 253.1 innings. In 2012, he was named to the WIAC All-Centennial Team.
The New York Mets selected Tomasiewicz in the 26th round of the 2005 MLB Draft. He pitched four years in the minor leagues, totaling a 17-8 record and 4.04 ERA. Tomasiewicz compiled 19 saves and a 2.60 ERA for the Hagerstown (Md.) Suns during 2006. In 2008, he reached the AA level for his highest advancement in the system.
Tomasiewicz, a native of Sleepy Hollow, Ill., earned his bachelor's degree in marketing from UW-Whitewater in 2005 and his master's of business administration from Southwest Minnesota State University in 2011. He is the sixth head coach in UW-Oshkosh history, including just the third since 1971.