Lead Catching Instructor
Brent Trask begins his fourth season in 2018 as an assistant coach under head coach Marty Hunter at George Fox University, where he is also the lead catching instructor. And this November, he begins his first season at Advanced Skills Baseball, where he will direct The Catching Academy at ASB.
A George Fox standout, Trask was named second-team All-NWC his junior season (’09) and first-team All-NWC his senior season (’10) as a catcher. He finished his career hitting .308 and played in over 60 games. He was a part of the 2009 season, in which the team won the Northwest Conference Championship and made the NCAA D-III National Tournament.
After graduating from Lebanon High School, Brent spent two years at Linn Benton Community College. He earned honorable mention as a catcher for his freshman year and earned 1st-team all-conference accolades as a sophomore.
Trask graduated from George Fox in December of 2010 earning his degree in pre-physical education. He later received his master’s degree in June 2013 from Oregon State University in physical education teacher education.
During his time at GFU, Brent played in the prestigious West Coast Summer League for the Moses Lake Pirates and then went on to play in the Western Major Baseball League in Saskatchewan Canada where the Swift Creek Indians won the WMBL Championship.
Prior to his coaching position at GFU, Track spent four years coaching high school baseball mostly at Corvallis HS (2012-2014). During his high school coaching career, he coached three 1st Team All-Conference catchers, one Honorable Mention All-State receiver and two 1st Team All-State backstops.
Brent is married to former women’s basketball national champion Elise (Kuenzi) Trask. They reside in McMinnville.
Now, in his quest to expand and solidify the art of catching, as well as create interest in baseball's most intense position, Brent is endeavoring to stage a world-class catching academy program at Advanced Skills Baseball Academy. All of our students will be the beneficiaries of a wealth of information from one of the few individuals in this region who guides college athletes to new and greater heights.