This is a list of Arizona Wildcats head baseball coaches. The Arizona Wildcats baseball program is a college baseball team that represents the University of Arizona in the Pac-12 Conference in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The team has seen 17 individuals hold the head coach position since it started playing organized baseball in the 1904 season. 3 of these coaches had non-consecutive tenures.
Since 1950 - which the university considers the beginning of its modern baseball program - only six people have held the position.
The current coach is Chip Hale, who helmed his first season in 2022.
Having served for 33 seasons, J.F. "Pop" McKale is the longest tenured coach in program history. Jerry Kindall holds the record for wins at 860. Kindall won 3 College World Series titles while in Tucson, and Andy Lopez won 1. Frank Sancet, Jerry Kindall and Andy Lopez have all been inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.
|2||R. Newton||1905, 1907||13||7||6||0||.538||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|3||B.R. Hatcher||1906, 1908||14||12||2||0||.857||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|13||Jerry Kindall†||1973–1996||1,446||860||579||7||.595||326||320||1||.504||12||39||21||5||15||7||4||4||3||1976, 1980, 1986 National Coach of the Year
1980, 1989, 1992 Pac-10 South Coach of the Year
|15||Andy Lopez†||2002–2015||815||490||324||1||.601||186||183||0||.504||8||28||15||2||6||2||1||—||1||2012 National Coach of the Year
2012 Pac-12 Coach of the Year
|16||Jay Johnson||2016–2021||322||208||114||0||.646||82||67||0||.550||3||17||9||2||5||5||1||—||0||2016 National Coach of the Year
2021 Pac-12 Coach of the Year
|17||Chip Hale||2022– Present||121||72||49||0||.595||28||32||0||.467||2||2||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||—|
- A running total of the number of head coaches.
- The Wildcats played as part of the Border Conference from 1931 until joining the Western Athletic Conference in 1962. Border Conference records are incomplete, and are not included in this table. Arizona joined the Pacific-10 Conference in 1978, which became the Pac-12 Conference after the addition of Utah and Colorado in 2011.
- Postseason play involving the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.
- Postseason appearances include seasons with NCAA Division I Baseball Championship bids since the tournament began in 1947.
- College World Series appearances include seasons with CWS bids since the tournament began in 1947.
- The Western Athletic Conference hosted a Best-of-3 Playoff between division champions from 1963-1981. The Pac-12 Conference introduced a Tournament in 2022.
- National, regional and conference coach of the year awards.