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Lindsay Meggs

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Biographical Information[edit]

Lindsay Meggs has coached several colleges.

Meggs was taken by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 19th round of the 1983 amateur draft and the Kansas City Royals in the 15th round of the 1984 amateur draft. He hit .238/.368/.280 in 1984 for the Eugene Emeralds and stole 10 bases in 13 tries. A third baseman in college, he moved to second base (where he fielded .937) due to the presence of Luis de los Santos at the hot corner at Eugene.

After earning his master's degree, Meggs was an assistant at De Anza Junior College (1987-1988) and Cal Lutheran (1988-1989). He became a head coach at Oxnard College in 1989-1990. He then was head coach at Long Beach City College for 3 years.

Meggs became head coach at Chico State in 1994 and held the job until 2006, going 538-228-4. He took his team to the Division II College World Series seven times and won national titles in 1997 and 1999. He was named the NCAA Division II Coach of the Year twice.

Meggs was head coach at Indiana State University from 2007-2009, being named Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year in 2009. In 2010, he became head coach at the University of Washington, leading the school to the 1st Super Regional and College World Series appearances in 2018. Meggs retired after the 2022 season. Meggs joined the University of Hawai'i staff as assistant coach in 2024.

Meggs' son, Jack Meggs, played at Washington and played in the Oakland A's chain in 2017-2018. Another son, Joe Meggs, played at Washington and in the minors in 2013-2014, then became an assistant coach at Washington in 2020.

Year-by-Year Coaching Record[edit]

Year School Overall Record Conference Record Notes
1989 Oxnard College
1990 Oxnard College
1991 Long Beach City College
1992 Long Beach City College
1993 Long Beach City College
1994 California State University, Chico 26-27 15-20
1995 California State University, Chico 29-25-2 18-17
1996 California State University, Chico 43-17 25-10 Division II Regionals
1997 California State University, Chico 52-11 30-5 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
1998 California State University, Chico 37-17 23-12 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
1999 California State University, Chico 50-17 28-12 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
2000 California State University, Chico 45-12 30-7 Division II Regionals
2001 California State University, Chico 35-16 25-12
2002 California State University, Chico 55-10 33-7 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
2003 California State University, Chico 36-18 24-14
2004 California State University, Chico 42-21-1 23-15-1 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
2005 California State University, Chico 42-16-1 24-11 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
2006 California State University, Chico 46-21 18-11 Division II Regionals / Division II CWS
2007 Indiana State University 26-26 7-17
2008 Indiana State University 18-32 9-15
2009 Indiana State University 33-21 15-7
2010 University of Washington 28-28 11-16
2011 University of Washington 17-37 6-21
2012 University of Washington 30-25 13-17
2013 University of Washington 24-32 15-15
2014 University of Washington 41-17-1 21-9 CWS Regionals
2015 University of Washington 29-25 14-16
2016 University of Washington 33-23 17-13 CWS Regionals
2017 University of Washington 28-26 14-16
2018 University of Washington 35-26 20-10 CWS Regionals / CWS Regionals / CWS 7th
2019 University of Washington 28-24 12-17
2020 University of Washington 9-6 0-0
2021 University of Washington 20-30 6-21
2022 University of Washington 30-26 14-16 Pac-12

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