Braden Wells Joins Oregon State Baseball Staff
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Mitch Canham, the Pat Casey Head Baseball Coach at Oregon State, announced Wednesday that Braden Wells has returned to Corvallis as the team's Director of Student-Athlete Development.
In the position, Wells will work with OSU baseball's student-athletes in mental skills and academics. In addition, he will serve as OSU's contact with baseball alumni and assist with the team's camp organization.
"Braden is back home," Canham said. "This position is perfect for his experience and communication strengths. He has a huge heart for helping others and is ready to mentor our student-athletes in their holistic development."
Wells last worked on the OSU staff in 2009 when he served as an undergraduate assistant coach. Prior to that, he patrolled the outfield for the Beavers in 2007 and 2008, helping the Beavers to a national title in his first year with the program.
He most recently served as an assistant coach at Linn-Benton Community College. He also worked as an assistant at Washington State for two seasons and at Concordia for three. He was a graduate assistant at Grand Canyon in 2011 and 2012.
Wells played in 88 games over two seasons at OSU. He came to Corvallis from Dixie State, where he was an All-Region selection as a sophomore.
Oregon State opens the 2022 season Feb. 18 when taking on New Mexico in Surprise, Ariz.
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