Avery Brandon, a former Lassen Cougar baseball player, returns to Lassen College as an assistant coach, after graduating from New Mexico Highlands University. He is in charge of the pitchers as well as recruiting and game day preparation.
Brandon was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada where he graduated from Legacy High School in 2012. After graduation, Coach Brandon attended Lassen College, where he played under head coach Frank Avilla. Coach Brandon graduated from Lassen College with an AA in Physical Science while playing two years for the Cougars.
After his two years at Lassen College, Coach Brandon accepted a baseball scholarship to New Mexico Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico. There he played 2 seasons during 2015 and 2017. Coach took a medical redshirt during the 2016 season. Coach Brandon graduated from New Mexico Highlands in the spring of 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Performance and Sport: Physical Education.
Brandon played this past summer for an independent professional league, and helped the team to a championship.