Coaches

Head Coach Mike Firenzi

Mike Firenzi is a native of San Francisco & Corte Madera, . He’s been around baseball his entire life and has been coaching high school baseball for over 20 years. A graduate of Redwood, Mike began his coaching career as the Frosh/Soph coach at Redwood in 1987.  He went on to head the baseball program at Marin Catholic, where he led the Wildcats to numerous MCAL and NCS Titles and Coach of the Year honors. In his first year as the Varsity Head Coach in 2015, the Giants won the MCAL Championship and the DII NCS Championship ranking #1 Northern California, #4 in California and #21 in the Nation.  As one of the elite coaches and instructors in the Bay Area Mike has had countless players come through his program to go on and play in college and professionally.  In 2018, Firenzi was inducted into the Marin County Athletic Hall of Fame. In 2022 Mike set the record for Most MCAL Baseball Wins as a Head coach, surpassing his mentor and Redwood legend Al Endriss.

 

Junior Varsity Team Coach Bill Benz

Bill Benz grew up in Corte Madera and has been around baseball his entire life. A graduate of Redwood High School and a Redwood Baseball alum, Bill began his coaching career as the assistant to Mike Firenzi for the Redwood Frosh/Soph team in 1987. He continued as Mike’s assistant during his first years at Marin Catholic and assisted Jim Brown with the 2020 and 2021 Redwood JV teams and the 2022 Redwood Freshman team. Bill has coached Twin Cities Little League (Minors, Majors and Juniors), and has coached  9u, 10u and 13u teams for Marin Baseball. Bill is also a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association.

Freshman Team Coach Adam Clear