Mike Nadeau finishes his fourth season within the Seattle University baseball program, including his second as the top assistant coach for the Redhawks.
As the head coach of the Pierce College baseball program, Nadeau led the Raider team to the most successful seasons in the program's thirty-six year history. While at Pierce, Nadeau had an overall record of 79-45 and league record of 53-20. In 2012, Pierce won the NWAACC Championship after going 33-13 for the season, Pierce College's first-ever baseball championship. Mike was named Pacific Division Coach of the Year for 2012 and NWAACC Baseball Coach of the Year. He was also named a two-time Western Region Coach of the Year. The Raiders won their first-ever Western Division titles, and placed first and fifth at the NWAACC Championships the last two seasons.
Nadeau came to Pierce in 2009-2010, following one year as the head assistant coach at the University of Puget Sound. Prior to that, he had been on the staff at Shoreline Community College for four years.
For the past ten years, Nadeau has been the head coach of The Buzz, a very successful summer select program based in Federal Way. Nadeau is also the founder and president of Nadeau Sports Training.
A native of Oregon, Nadeau attended George Fox University, earning his bachelor's degree in history in 1995. Nadeau played at George Fox under former head coach Pat Casey. In his junior year, Nadeau was named the National NAIA Division II Player of the Year (1994). Following his junior year, he was selected as a 17th-round draft pick by the Baltimore Orioles, and played for six years in the minor leagues.
Nadeau lives in Northeast Tacoma with his wife Heather, daughter Ella, and son Keedan.