On Monday morning Palisade High School announced the hiring of Nate Porter as the new Head Baseball Coach, to replace Aaron Howard.
Nate Porter grew up in San Diego playing baseball at El Capitan High School under head coach Steve Vickery, who was inducted into the National High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame in 2012. Following High School, he played for two years under Ed Olsen at Grossmont Community College where he played middle infield, and finished his collegiate career at Colorado Mesa University for Chris Hanks.
Upon graduating, Nate coached with Ken Johnson at Central High School in Grand Junction for four years and was a part of the CHS 2002 State Championship team. He is excited to be a part of the winning tradition at Palisade High School.
Nate has already begun building his coaching staff. One of his assistants will be Kiel Roling who played for Central High School, Arizona State University and drafted by the Colorado Rockies organization.