Rob Reese
Rob Reese, Varsity Head Coach, #25
During his 30 years at the helm, Coach Reese has led the Eagles to a 453-239 record, 17 state tournament appearances, seven Final Fours and three State Championships (2000, 2004, 2007). He has been named WIAA Coach of the Year twice (2004, 2007), KingCo Coach of the Year (2017) and was inducted into the WSBC Coaches Hall of Fame in 2013 and the Washington State American Legion Hall of Fame in 2023. A graduate of Interlake High School (1984), coach Reese played ball at Bellevue Community College before earning his degree at the University of Washington in 1990. He is married to his wife Tami and has two sons Todd and Tyler and a grandson Easton.
Steve Sanelli
Steve Sanelli, Assistant Coach, #26
Steve joined the program in 1999 as the varsity head assistant coach and handles the outfielders, hitters and coaches first base. In 2023, Steve will server double duty and also skipper the C-team. ... Steve was selected as the Washington State Baseball Coaches Association's Assistant Coach of the Year in 2015. ... Has coached summer ball for the past 40 years for various programs in the greater Eastside area - the last 19 with Lakeside Baseball's senior and junior programs as either an assistant coach, head coach or GM. ... Played high school ball at Interlake (1975) and summer ball for coach Bob Albo. ... Played two years at San Jose State (OF/1B) ... Married to Melinda for 40+ years and has four children (Angelina, Stephen, Sicily, and Mario) and 10 grandchildren (Brody, Isabella, Oliva, Payton, Nicco, Brooklyn, Hailey, Gino, Blake and Taylor).
Dan Desmond
Dan Desmond, Assistant Coach, #9
A former Eagle, coach Desmond was a four year varsity starter ('89-92) in the infield and earned All-KingCo and Team Captain honors as well as the 1992 Team MVP. ... After his career at Issaquah, he played college ball at Pacific Lutheran University, where he started three years ('93-96), was an All-League selection and twice named Team Captain. ... Following his playing career, Dan joined the PLU Baseball staff as an assistant coach while finishing his teaching degree. Dan has coached baseball for 20+ years and been a varsity head coach for eight of those years, with stops at Bellevue and Sammamish High School. He has also coached various summer teams, been a private instructor and ran baseball camps and clinics. ... Beyond the diamond, Dan also coached on the hardwood for 10 years, notching the 2006 State Basketball Championship with Seattle Prep. ... Dan is currently in his 24th year as a teacher.
Jared Carvalho
Jared Carvalho, Assistant Coach, #2
A former Eagle, coach Carvalho was a two year varsity starter (1996-97) in the infield and earned All-KingCo and Team Captain honors in 1997. After his career at Issaquah, he played college ball at Bellevue Community College prior to moving on and playing at University of San Francisco, where he was the starting SS for the 2000 and 2001 seasons. Following his collegiate career, he moved back to the Pacific Northwest and has been involved coaching football and baseball in the Issaquah community for the last 12 years. He is married to his wife Julie and has two sons Hudson and Brody.
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