Position: Field Manager Height: 0' 0" Weight: 0 lbs
College Experience: Fresno State University
Coach Gillen was named Field Manager of the 2018 Yuba-Sutter Gold Sox and was previously the Field Manager of the Yuba City Bears in 2017.
Gillen was born in Appleton Wisconsin but was raised in Southern California. A product of Laguna Hills High Schoool, he was a 4-time Varsity Letterman and 4-time All League Player. Gillen went on to play baseball at both Saddleback Community College and Fresno State University where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education. He is currently working on obtaining his Master's Degree. Gillen played professionally for 2 years in the Baltimore Orioles Organization to wrap up his baseball-playing career.
Gillen began his coaching career working with pitchers and outfielders in 1997 at Saddleback College. Together, he and Hall of Fame coach jack Hodges compiled an impressive 164-68 record over 5 years with 5 playoff berths and 1 Orange Empire Conference Championship.