Pat Doyle is being inducted in to the ABCA Hall of Fame

Pat Doyle
Pat Doyle

Pat Doyle got his coaching start at Lodi High School (Calif.) and Tokay High School (Calif.) before being hired as an assistant baseball coach at San Joaquin Delta College in 1976. He took over as leader of the program the following year and remained head coach through 2000. In his 23 seasons, he led Delta to the playoffs 17 times and compiled a 568-274 record (.675).

For two seasons (1990-91), Doyle served as manager of the Anchorage (Alaska) Glacier Pilots, and has also served as a manager and assistant coach for several teams that have competed internationally.

After serving as an assistant coach for Team USA in the 1994 Baseball World Cup, he was named head coach for the 1996 Republic of Ireland National team, managed the British national team in the 2010 European Baseball Championship, and was head coach of Team Israel in the 2011 European Baseball Championship Qualifiers. Most recently, he served as an assistant coach for Team Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

Since 1993, Doyle has worked for Major League Baseball International as a coach, coordinator and envoy. He has helped construct baseball fields and worked with players and coaches in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa.

Doyle currently serves on the Board of Directors for Play Global! and the International Sports Group (ISG). He has also been an active speaker at numerous baseball clinics at the national and international level.

He is a member of several Halls of Fame, including the California Community College Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Doyle has also been a recipient of the National Baseball Congress Coach of the Year Award (1991) and the European Baseball Coaches Association Coaching Achievement Award.