Former Santa Clara University baseball standout Shawn Epidendio was added to the Broncos coaching staff prior to the 2008 season. Epidendio continues to be an integral part of the SCU program, working closely developing the team's outfielders, assisting with the hitters and coaching first base.
Epidendio has done a remarkable job as a head coach in the wood bat summer leagues in both 2009 and 2010. In the summer of 2009, Epidendio led the North Fork Ospreys of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League on Long Island to a 27-17 mark, winning the regular season league title and advancing to the league's championship series.
As a coach at SCU in 2008, Epidendio was instrumental in helping the Broncos win 33 games. Prior to returning to his alma mater, Epidendio served as assistant coach for the Archbishop Mitty varsity baseball team. He also gained professional experience a representative for M.E. Fox and Company.
Prior to coaching at Archbishop Mitty, Epidendio spent two summers coaching in the Alaska Collegiate Summer League, tutoring a number of MLB Draft picks.
Epidendio appeared in 151 games during his playing career at Santa Clara from 2002-05, starting 93 at third base. As a junior, Epidendio hit .338 and led the team with a.443 on base percentage. As a senior, he finished with an on-base percentage of .415 and recorded 42 hits in 149 at-bats. He ended his collegiate career with over 100 hits, 47 runs and 42 RBI.