Coach Doug Hartung joined the Griffin staff
as head coach in 2012.
Hartung is a product of the California
Community College system, receiving his Associates Degree from
El Camino College in Los Angeles before completing his Bachelors
at San Diego State University. Hartung later earned a Masterís
Degree from USIU in 1989. Hartung went on to earn a teaching
credential, and recently retired after a 35-year stint as a
Spanish teacher in the Grossmont Union High School District.
Hartung is a veteran coach in the area with
over 30 years of experience before coming to Grossmont. His
experience is both as a baseball and softball coach. Hartung
served posts as the Varsity Head Coach at El Cajon Valley,
Granite Hills and Valhalla high schools.
His passion for coaching has lead Hartung
to coach travel and recreational softball teams. Hartung has
also kept his competitiveness by playing in adult baseball
leagues around San Diego.
Hartung is married with two grown daughters
and enjoys surfing when he is not on the diamond.