Jake Mitzner was named the 1st named manager of the Texas Collegiate Baseball team the Texarkana Twins. Mitzer began his baseball career as a student manager for Murray State Aggies, the 2013 NJCAA Champions. He was inducted into the Murray State Hall of Fame for his efforts with the team. Mitzer was the head coach for the Santa Fe Fuego, where under his leadership, they won the North Division and League Championship. Currently, Mitzner serves as a Graduate Assistant at East Central Oklahoma where he is the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator.
Mitzner knows the challenges ahead of coaching a new franchise and is looking forward to making an impact in his first season with the Twins. The Twins will be hosting their inaugural game May 26, 2017 against the Victoria Generals.
"I'm excited about the opportunity to coach a brand new team and help create a brand not only on the field but in the community as well," said Mitzner. "We are going to be winners on the field and in the community. We will play hard for the team and hard for the city. I can't wait to start coaching there this summer and can't wait bring a championship to the City of Texarkana." - Jake Mitzner