Softball Coaching Staff
Head Coach Greg Stewart
After engineering the program's first-ever softball national championship in 2011, Greg Stewart will enter his ninth year as the softball coach at Oregon Tech. In eight seasons Stewart's teams have amassed an impressive 267-115-2 mark including four Cascade Conference Championships (2006, 2008, 2011, 2012) to go with a pair of runner-up finishes (2005, 2007). Stewart also led the Owls to a school best 37-6 (.860) in 2006.
Oregon Tech earned back-to-back regular season championships after finishing with a 20-4 record in CCC action in 2012. Tech claimed the CCC tournament title for the second-consecutive season. The Owls then moved on to the 2012 NAIA national tournament in Gulf Shores, Ala. where Tech won their first two contests, before bowing out to Shorter University, GA. in the final game of pool play action. Shorter U. would move on to win the 2012 NAIA Title. The Owls went 41-8 overall and became the first Oregon Tech softball team to earn back-to-back national tournament berths.
In 2011 Stewart was named NAIA Coach of the Year, the first Cascade Collegiate Conference school coach to be honored as the NAIA softball coach of the year. Stewart and his 2011 staff were also named the 2011 NFCA NAIA National Coaching Staff of the Year. Stewart was a Region I Coach of the Year in 2006 and 2008 and earned Cascade Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year in 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2012 after winning both the CCC and regular season tournament titles.
Stewart led the Owls to just their third national championship event ending the season ranked No. 10 in the final NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 poll. Stewart's 2011Oregon Tech team became the first team in the CCC to win the national championship in the 31-year history of the event.
The Texas native grew up in Houston then headed north to Sterling College (Kansas) where he received a degree in accounting while playing four years of baseball. As a senior Stewart garnered first team all-conference and team MVP recognition. After assisting in football and baseball Greg took the head baseball job at Sterling in the fall of 1997. In 1999 the Warriors won the KCAC title and received a Great Plains regional tournament berth. After four years as the head coach at Sterling, Greg moved on to Virginia where he took the head baseball job at Bluefield College during the 2002 and 2003 seasons. In 2003 the Rams of Bluefield recorded their first winning season in six years. Stewart then moved on to Portland, Oregon where he became the assistant baseball coach at Lewis and Clark for the 2004 season before moving south to Klamath Falls. Greg's lovely wife, Nellie, is the Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Greg is the proud father of two daughters, Aubrey 12, Lindey 5 and step-daughter, Lanie 4.
Assistant Coach Bobby Mick
Bobby Mick begins his second season as an assistant coach after helping guide the Owls to the 2012 Cascade Collegiate Conference regular-season and tournament titles.
Mick played college baseball at University of Arizona where he was a member of the 1992 Pac-10 championship team. Mick then transferred to College of Idaho where he competed for the Yotes from 1994-1996 earning the Team MVP award, along with 1st team all-conference, 1st team Far West Region and NAIA HM All-American honors his senior season.
A 1996 graduate of C of I, Mick then moved back to Klamath Falls where he was a Physical Education instructor at his alma mater, Klamath Union High School, from 1996-2005. Mick was an assistant coach for the KUHS Pelican baseball team from 1997-2005 and spent his summers coaching with the Klamath Falls American Legion baseball team during that same time period.
Mick is currently a Production Manager for OneBuild Inc. Bobby and his amazing bride, Brenda, a NAIA All-American for Oregon Tech in softball, have two daughters, Kaila (11) and Malia (8), and a son, Nolan (6).