Reno, Nev. - University of Nevada head baseball coach Gary Powers has added former Wolf Pack All-America Andy Dominique as the volunteer coach for the 2009-10 school year. Dominique will work with the catchers and assist coach Powers with the offense. In 2008 he was the volunteer hitting coach for the Western Athletic Champion Wolf Pack softball team under former coach Michelle Gardner.
Dominique played four years for the Pack from 1994-97. His numerous honors include being named the 1997 Big West Conference Player of the Year and was twice selected to the All-Big West team. His senior year he was named to the Louisville Slugger, American Baseball Coaches Association and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-America teams. Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1997 he played in the major leagues with Boston, Toronto and Seattle.
He holds Nevada records with 62 career home runs and 30 home runs in a season coming in 1997. In 1997 he drove in a school record 96 runs and his 239 career RBI ranks second in school history.
"We are extremely pleased to have Andy back with the Wolf Pack as a member of our coaching staff," said Powers. "His experience, knowledge and loyalty to the Wolf Pack baseball program and the University of Nevada are tremendously appreciated and we are all looking forward to having him become a member of our coaching staff this season."