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Jaime CortesAssistant Coach
Jaime Cortes enters his first year as a Pippins assistant coach in 2016. Cortes, a Toppenish High School graduate who played college baseball at Yakima Valley Community College and Lewis-Clark State College and is currently the director of advising at Heritage University in Toppenish. After graduating from Top-Hi in 1998, Cortes played one summer for the Yakima Beetles, then two years at YVCC under coach Bob Garretson Jr. He walked on at LCSC in 2002 and played for coach Ed Cheff, and started his coaching career there as a student assistant from 2004 to 2005. His coaching career also includes stints with the Beetles’ Junior team, the Bellevue Baseball Club’s 13-U select team, Eisenhower High School, Toppenish High and the Central Washington Baseball Club.