Baseball Coaches

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Our Coaches

STEVE FREY

After presiding over the Elkhorn High School baseball program for six seasons, Steve Frey took over the head coaching reigns for Millard West in May of 2015, following the retirement of one of the most accomplished coaches in Nebraska High School baseball history in Frank Ryan.  MW’s 2nd head coach in school history has the led the Wildcats to a state tournament berth in his first 5 years at the helm at Millard West including a state championship in 2019, the programs first championship in school history.  

 

Head Coach, Pitchers

At 127-43 over his career at Millard West, Steve Frey's teams have accumulated 21+ win seasons in each of his 1st five seasons including three 28-win seasons (2016, 2019, 2021). During the 5 state tournaments under Frey, Millard West has earned a state champion (2019), a 2x state runner-up (2016, 2021) and a 4th & 5th place finish (2018, 2017).

25+
Years of Experience
8+
Years of Experience
Our Coaches

ZACH LEIGHTON

Zak Leighton is in his eighth year (2016-2022 & 2024) as an Assistant Coach for Millard West. Zak coaches the Varsity team for the spring and summer seasons. Zak serves primarily as the Varsity Infield Coach and he also coaches Varsity hitting. He has helped bring two State Championships (’19 & ’22) to the program as well as two Central Plains Regional Tournament appearances (’16 & 18)

Assistant Coach

Zak is from Omaha, NE and is a graduate of Creighton Prep (2011). During his senior campaign, he helped the Jr. Jays capture the American Legion State Championship and qualify for the Central Regional in Dickinson, North Dakota.

ANDY PEACOCK

Varsity Catchers

SHAWN JURICEK

Varsity Outfielders

JARRETT SEATON

Varsity Pitchers

PEYTON BARNES

Varsity Assistant & JV Head Coach

KEYTON BARNES

JV Assistant Coach

BRYCE BISENIUS

JV Assistant Coach

CONNOR HARGIS

JV Assistant Coach

CHRIS TAUBER

Reserve Head Coach

DAN ANDERSON

Reserve Assistant Coach

TUCKER MOLONEY

Reserve Assistant Coach

LEON HAITH

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

BRENDEN TAUBER

Reserve Assistant Coach