Sammamish H.S. Baseball
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School Info

School Type: Public

Established: 1959

Principal: Thomas C. Duenwald

Faculty: 104

Students: 984 (2008-2009)

Asst Principal: Michelle Renee

Asst Principal: Nyla Fritz



Red, Black and White



100 140th Ave. SE

Bellevue, WA 98005


Coaching Staff



Pete Orgill

Head Coach: Pete Orgill

Coach Orgill enters his first season as the Head Coach and his fourth season for the Totems.  A 1995 Graduate of Davis High School in Yakima. Pete was a 4 year letterman in baseball and was selected to the All-state team his Sr. year. Pete went on to play Catcher and 1st base for the University of Washington. While at U.W. Pete was part of back to back Pac-10 Championships. In 1999 he was voted Captain of the Huskies and was drafted in the 36th Round by the Anaheim Angels. After re-occurring shoulder injuries, Pete began his career in Education and Coaching. For the past 5 years Pete taught at Robinswood High School, and recently began teaching elementary P.E. Prior to coming to Sammamish Pete was the Head baseball coach of Interlake High School from 2005-2008.



Assistant Varsity Coach: Hunter Sissom

Coach Sissom played at A.C. Davis High School and for the Yakima Beetles.  After graduation Sissom went on to play three years of college baseball.  Since his playing career ended, he’s transitioned to coaching.  Sissom spent three years as a baseball coach for A.C. Davis High School.  In addition, he coached six years for the Yakima Beetles Legion Baseball Program.  Most recently Sissom was an assistant coach at Central Washington University.  He has a BA in Psychology and a M.Ed in Counseling from Central Washington University.  Sissom is currently working at Bellevue High as a school counselor.




Gary McGregor

Assistant Varsity Coach:  Gary McGregor

Coach McGregor is in his 4th year with Sammamish.  He spent 13 years at Mount Si before coming to Sammamish in 2008. From 1995 to 1999 Coach "Mac" was the varsity assistant at Mount Si.  From 2000 to 2007 he was the head coach.  Under Coach Mac, Mount Si went to the KingCo playoffs 6 of his 8 years.  In 2005 Mount Si won the KingCo baseball league title.  It was the first baseball KingCo title for Mount Si and their first outright baseball title in school history.  In 2005 Coach Mac was named the WA State 3A Baseball Coach of the year.  He was also named the Seattle Times Area Baseball Coach of the year. In the eyes of Coach Ahern, "Mac has been the most valuable person in this program because of his knowledge and experience. The luxury of having someone with his credentials working with the "up-and-comers" in your program is essential to our future and development." Coach Mac played at B.C.C. and then Dickinson State in North Dakota. He lives with his wife Denae in North Bend. They have 2 sons, Jason and Josh.


Head Coach, JV: Chris Campbell


Coach Campbell marks his third year as an assistant for the Totems.  He coached the C-team for the 2009 season, and assisted with the JV team in 2011.  Campbell was a three-year letterman at Interlake High School, earning 2nd Team All-KingCo Outfielder Honors in his junior and senior years.  After graduating in 2002, Cambell played two seasons at BCC before earning a scholarship to play at the University of Hawaii- Hilo.


Assistant Couch:  Steve Goucher            

Coach Goucher played college ball at San Diego State University from 1988-1990 where they were WAC Baseball Champions.  He played professional baseball in Taiwan and Bend, Oregon.  After his playing career ended, Goucher coached at Green River College in Auburn, and scouted Northwest talent for the Atlanta Braves.  In 2002, he launched Baseball Jazz, a premier baseball-instruction organization.  Goucher has developed several trademark baseball-specific products.  He has provided baseball instruction, clinics and league organization in the Seattle area for more than 20 years.

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