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Why Choose Delta College?

  • Mission
    Our mission is to prepare our student athletes for a successful academic and athletic transition to a four year school and into our community.

  • Tradition
    In just 6 seasons, Coach Peters and his staff have built one of the most successful programs in California. The Mustangs won the State Championship in 2011, finished 2nd in 2009, and made the Elite 8 in 2013. During that time there have been 8 drafted players, 24 Division 1 transfers, 24 Division 2 transfers and 22 NAIA transfers.

  • Facilities
    With the rennovation of Nick Cecchetti Field, the Mustangs now have one of the nicest facilities in California. The synthetic "FieldTurf" field allows the Mustangs to practice and play when other teams cannot.

  • Coaching
    Delta college has one of the deepest and most experienced coaching staffs in California. Head Coach Reed Peters has been a college coach for twenty years. He was named Coach of the Year five times including the NCAA Mountain West Conference in 2002. Coach Peters has also played seven years of professional baseball. Pitching Coach Denny Peterson has been a coach for 21 years. He is one of the top pitching coaches in California and will have one of the best pitching staffs in the state this year. Chris Rodriguez coaches the catchers. He has coached for seven years at the college level and was drafted by the Colorado Rockies. He was the head coach at Modesto Junior College from 2009-2012. Mark Ruiz has coached the infielders at the college level for three years. Mat Keplinger also helps with the pitchers. Mat enters his 2nd year with the Mustangs after completing his collegiate career at the University of Nevada Reno. Pat Kelly enters his 3rd year at Delta and will once again help with the hitters. Pat's son Ty Kelly is a triple A prospect in the Seattle Mariners organization. Freddie Solari enters his fourth year with the Mustangs and will once again help with the outfielders.

  • Big 8 Conference website coming soonBig 8 Conference
    The Mustangs compete in the best conference in California. Since its inception in 2006, the Big 8 Conference has had the highest power rating of all the conferences in California in 4 of the 8 years. It has had the highest rating in Northern California every year for the past eight seasons. The Big 8 has sent TEN teams to the Final Four in the last 8 years and has never had less than 4 teams make the state playoffs. Four different teams from the conference have won the State Championship: Cosumnes River 2012, Delta 2011, Sierra 2008, Santa Rosa 2005. This means you will face great competition on a daily basis.

  • Exposure
    Being centrally located in California, playing on an all weather field, and playing against top competion attracts many professional scouts and college coaches to the Delta campus. Many big recruiting events such as the Area Code tryouts are held at Nick Cecchetti Field.

  • Academics/Transfer
    Our goal is to prepare you academically and athletically to move on to the next level. Coach Peters' teams have won the California Community College Scholar Team Award twice, compiling team GPA's of 3.41 and 3.12. In 2012 the baseball team had the highest Team GPA (2.91) of all sports at Delta. Delta College ranks 2nd in community colleges in the number of associate degrees earned, and was recently ranked in the top 120 community colleges nationally and one of the top 5 in California. See article

  • Climate
    Stockton enjoys some of the best weather in the country. The climate for Stockton is temperate, with warm dry days and cool nights in the summer. The average high temperature is 74 degrees. Winter is usually mild with rare freezing temperatures.

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5151 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95207-6370
Office: Budd 124
Phone: 209-954-5183
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5151 Pacific Ave
Stockton, California 95207
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