Paul Koss | Assistant Coach
Paul Koss will serve as the pitching coach at Colorado Christian, his third at the school, in 2020. He is in-charge of the pitching staff and is actively involved in the program's recruiting efforts.
Originally from California, Koss played baseball at Orange Lutheran High School, where he then went on to play at the University of Southern California.
After four years of playing at USC he was selected in the 11th round of the 2007 draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He played for the organization for four seasons, reaching the AA level. Koss recorded 20 saves and 140 strikeouts as a reliever in his four Minor League Baseball seasons. He was a single-A All-Star while playing in the California League in 2008.
In his playing career at USC he was the closer for three years ending his career second all-time in career saves, single season saves and appearances for the Trojans. This lead to playing for the Chatham A’s in the Cape Cod league and earning a spot on the All-Star team in 2006 and received pitcher of the year honors.
As a coach, Paul has been involved with various travel teams in California and two collegiate summer baseball teams.
Joe Gimbel | Assistant Coach
Joe Gimbel has served as an assistant coach since the 2016 season at Colorado Christian. He is involved in all facets of the game.
A lifelong Colorado native, Gimbel previously worked with Columbine High School - his alma mater. In 2006 he helped the squad to the state's 5A championships while serving as the bench coach.
He attended nearby MSU Denver where he worked towards his degree in Sports Medicine.
Andrew Liberty | Assistant Coach
Andrew Liberty comes to Colorado Christian University by way of Boca Raton, FL where he grew up and played his high school and travel baseball. Liberty was coached by current Colorado Christian head coach Gregg Mucerino while playing high school ball at Calvary Christian Academy.
Following his high school career Liberty continued his playing days at Nova Southeastern while he majored in Exercise Science. Liberty played three seasons for the Sharks, during the course of which he became an NCAA Division II National Champion in 2016.
In his senior season in 2018, Andrew's stellar play earned him first-team NBWA All-American honors. In the 2018 season, where Liberty started 36 games, he hit .429 with 48 runs scored, 37 RBI's with 26 extra base hits.