August 9, 2011
Vaughn replaces Peters as UC
Davis head coach
Associate head coach Matt Vaughn has been
promoted at UC Davis after the resignation of Rex Peters.
Peters stepped down to pursue another coaching
opportunity. He posted a record of 234-265-1 in nine seasons as
head coach of the Aggies, including a pair of postseason
appearances. Peters guided UC Davis through its transition into
Vaughn has been an assistant at his alma mater
for the past 19 years. He pitched for the Aggies from 1989-92
and was honorable mention All-Northern California Athletic
Conference as a senior. Vaughn began coaching at UC Davis in
1994 under head coach Phil Swimley. He was named associate head
coach in 2007.
During his time at UC Davis, Vaughn has coached
36 players who have played professional baseball, including 15
pitchers. There have been 10 All-Americans and three West Region
Pitchers of the Year.
Vaughn earned a degree in biological sciences
from UC Davis in 1992 and a Master’s degree in management from
National University in 1999.
The Aggies were 18-36 this past season, including
10-14 in the Big West.
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