Dylan DeBrouwer enters his first season on the Valpo baseball staff in 2019, serving as the team’s volunteer assistant coach.
DeBrouwer will serve as the infield instructor and will oversee the team’s strength and conditioning program.
DeBrouwer comes to Valpo after spending the last two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Greenville University in Greenville, Ill., where he served as the recruiting coordinator, hitting coach, infield coach and strength and conditioning coach. In his first season on staff, DeBrouwer helped lead Greenville to the second conference championship in program history and a single-season program record for wins in 2017. The team ranked in the Top 25 nationally in Division III in home runs, stolen bases and double plays turned. In addition, DeBrouwer holds sports performance certifications in “speed & agility” and “sports nutrition.”
DeBrouwer also served as the head coach of the Chesterfield Vipers in the Mid Atlantic Collegiate League, recruiting and building a summer league team that won a championship in 2018. He earned his master’s degree in education and coaching from Greenville after receiving a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Whittier College, where he was a captain on the baseball team.