A walk-on who will add solid depth to the Aztec catching corps this season.
Played four years of baseball at Central High School in El Centro, Calif., where he was a three-sport athlete as a senior ... Coached in baseball there by Gene Martin ... Team captain as a senior ... Hit .280 in 11 games as a junior ... Member of the San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team as a junior and senior ... Also played football (2015 and 2016) and basketball (2016) at CHS ... Basketball team advanced to CIF semifinals ... Honor Roll student all four years of high school
Giancarlo Armand Coronado was born Sept. 4, 1998, in El Centro, Calif. ... Son of Joel and Carmila Coronado ... Enjoys fishing and spending time with friends ... Favorite athlete is Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton ... A business major at San Diego State with career plans as a sports agent.