JANUARY 2, 2018 - KLAMATH FALLS, OR: Nick Gauna has been named Manager for the Klamath Falls Gems. Coach Gauna comes back to the Klamath Basin for the 2018 campaign with the Gems after coaching at Oregon Tech Univesrity from 2015 – 2017. During his time as the pitching coach at Oregon Tech he helped the Owls increase win totals each of the three years, with the 2017 staff had the lowest ERA since 2011, lowest WHIP in program history, and the most strikeouts since 2009. Along with being the pitching coach he was also a recruiting coordinator.
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