Pete Suarez – Director of Player and Program Development – Staff Directory – Texas A&M Athletics

In September 2021, Texas A&M Softball Head Coach Jo Evans announced the addition of Peter Suarez to his team as Director of Player Development and Program. With the Aggies, Suarez will be responsible for helping develop strategies through analytics, data and new technology.

Suarez comes to Aggieland after a five-year stint at Iowa State as director of softball operations where he assisted with team video, scouting reports, team travel and recruitment arrangements.

During his stint with the Cyclones, his organization and diligence played a vital role in the program’s rise to the national stage. In 2021, Suarez was part of the Iowa State staff that guided the greatest season in program history – culminating in the Cyclones’ first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1988. Iowa State also advanced to his first-ever NCAA Regional Finals in Columbia, Missouri.

Suarez was with the Cyclones throughout the 2017 season which saw tremendous progress, as Iowa State won six of its last seven Big 12 games to finish fifth in the conference and advance to the Big 12 tournament in Oklahoma City. Suarez was then kept on the team by new head coach Jamie Pinkerton, who arrived on campus in August 2017.

Suarez was hired at Iowa State by then-head coach Jamie Trachsel of Stephen F. Austin, where he was an assistant coach for the Ladyjacks, specializing in defense and hitting on the field. . While graduating from Florida State, Suarez served as student director for the softball program from 2012 to 2014, where he worked alongside current A&M hitting coach and recruiting coordinator Craig. Snider. With Suarez on the team, the Seminoles qualified for the 2014 Women’s College World Series, moving past the Tallahassee Super Regional with a 2–1 win over Michigan.

The Miami, Florida native earned his bachelor’s degree in sports management from Florida State in May 2014.

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