Jerry Weinstein returns as the Gatemen Field Manager. Weinstein managed the Gatemen during the 2016 and 2019 seasons.
Weinstein began coaching in 1966 with UCLA. In 1974, after various coaching jobs in Southern California, Weinstein took the head coaching position at Sacramento City College. During the 23 years Weinstein spent at Sacramento City College, his teams went to 20 consecutive post seasons, 16 league championships, one California Community College Championship (1988), one National Community College Championship (1998) and compiled a record of 831-208.
Weinstein left Sacramento City College in 1998 to pursue opportunities within professional baseball, most notable spending the last nine seasons with the Rockies. Weinstein held various positions within the Rockies organization: as manager of the Modesto Nuts, 2007-11 (High A Affiliate); catching coordinator, 2011 (all levels); major league catching and defensive positioning coach; 2012-14 (Colorado Rockies), offensive coordinator, 2014 (all levels); and developmental supervisor, 2015 (all levels). In 2017, Weinstein became the manager of the Hartford Yard Goats (Double – AA affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.
In addition to his experiences in professional and collegiate baseball, Weinstein served as an assistant coach for the 1987 Pan American Baseball Team, assistant coach for the 1992 and 1996 USA Olympic Baseball Team, and was the head coach of the USA Baseball Team, which won the Gold Medal at the Maccabiah Games. Weinstein managed Team Israel at the 2017 World Baseball Classic qualifier, leading them to a perfect 3-0 record, qualifying Israel for their first World Baseball Classic appearance. He returned as the head coach in the main tournament, managing Team Israel at the 2017 World Baseball Classic in South Korea and Japan in March 2017, where the team was 4-2 overall in the tournament.
Weinstein returned to the Cape in 2018, serving as the Pitching Coach for the Cotuit Kettleers before rejoining the Gatemen in 2019.
Weinstein is a member of the Sacramento City College Athletic Hall of Fame, the California Community College Hall of Fame, and the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. He was also inducted into the Sacramento Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017. In 2018, he received Baseball America’s Tony Gwynn Lifetime Achievement Award.