|College:||Siena Heights (1982)|
Gordie Theisen is in his eighth year as the pitching coach for Adrian College. Theisen has tutored the last three MIAA Pitchers of the Year in David Partyka, Josh Lancaster and Ryan Domschot. The Bulldogs staff posted a 2.56 ERA in 2011 which ranked second in Division III baseball. They also allowed just 8.18 hits per nine innings which ranked 13th in Division III. Domschot also ranked 21st nationally with 84 strikeouts.
He is one key reason for the Bulldogs success since his arrival. Thiesen’s pitching staff ranked 21st in Division III in ERA in 2010 and averaged 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings. Theisen has been coaching baseball since 1979. He served as the Head Baseball Coach at Siena Heights University from 1987-2003, finishing with 341 career wins, including several victories over Division I opponents, including Michigan State University, University of Michigan, and University of Toledo. He produced three Saints that were drafted by Major League teams during his coaching tenure and three more players that signed pro contracts.
Theisen also runs his own business, GT Athletic Consulting and Baseball Instruction in Adrian. He has a son Eric, and a daughter, Tess.