Athletic Director/Baseball Coach
|Phone:||858-759-9737 ext. 143|
Steve Whitley joined Maranatha at the end of the 2014 school year. He is a former collegiate baseball player at MiraCosta College and Texas Tech University, a professional baseball scout for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and highly successful collegiate and high school baseball coach. Since taking the helm of the athletic department and instilling the "All Things" philosophy, Maranatha has won 5 CIF championships, 18 League Championships, and 1 California State Title. Maranatha teams have a .560 winning pct. in his tenure and more importantly, have exhibited strong Christ-like behavior on the field. As a baseball coach, he has more than 600 career wins with a winning percentage well above .600. Dozens of his former players have received college scholarship and/or played professional baseball. In his 5 seasons at Maranatha, they have advanced to the CIF semi-finals 3 times and won a CIF Championship in 2017. He is a strong leader who is highly organized, an exceptional communicator, and is teeming with vision to continue taking the Eagle athletic program to new heights. He is married with four children. He owns Pacific Edge Insurance Agency in Carlsbad.