|2017 Summer |
15 Tom Meusborn
||2 National, 8 City, 18 League|
Has coached Chatsworth to 13 Los Angeles City title games, including seven in a row from 2003 to 2009 ... His eight Los Angeles City Section championships are the most by any coach in the section ... Besides being selected national champions by three publications each in 2003 and 2004, his teams have been nationally ranked by different publications virtually every year since 1990 ... His 2000, 2003, 2004 and 2007 teams won the West Valley League title undefeated (15-0 each) ... Has guided the Chancellors to 18 WVL titles ... From 1994 to 2011, has failed to win the WVL title only twice, a third-place finish in 2002 and a second-place finish in 2009 ... Many of his players have moved on to college or professional baseball ... After the 2009 Chatsworth season, USA Baseball asked Meusborn to be on its coaching staff at the trials for the youth national team for players 16 and under. In 2011, Meusborn was one of the coaches on the USA team that won the gold medal at the Youth World Championships in Lagos de Moreno, Mexico ... Honors include coach of the decade by the Los Angeles Daily News, awarded in December 2009, national coach of the year by USA Today in 2003 and by National High School Coaches Assn. in 2004, California Coaches Assn. coach of the year in 2002, Cal-Hi Sports coach of the year in 2001, National High School Baseball Coaches Assn. Region 8 coach of the year in 2000 and 2007, Los Angeles Times coach of the year in 2000, 2001, and 2004, Los Angeles City coach of the year in 1990 and "Pinnacle of Success" coach of the year in 1990 ... Received the Tommy Lasorda Lifetime Achievement Award in January 2009 ... Was a physical education instructor and baseball coach at Grant High in Van Nuys before coming to Chatsworth ... Graduated from Long Beach State ... Resides in Granada Hills with his wife Mary; son Shawn, a former infielder on the varsity baseball team at Chatsworth and now a student at Moorpark College, and daughter Kellie, who attends Louisville High and plays club volleyball.