Coach Ludwig, a former First Team Academic All American with Chico State Baseball, previously held the position of head baseball coach at Pleasant Valley High School where he earned a .729 winning percentage over a three year period. As a three-year baseball letterman at Chico State, Ludwig’s teammates elected him as their Team Captain 1991.
Fred is recognized as a community leader through his efforts with local kids. He has coached and mentored hundreds of our kids with both the Chico & Paradise American Legion baseball teams. Born and raised in Northern California, Ludwig is enshrined in the Paradise High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
Ludwig was named the Great West League Coach of the Year in 2016 leading the Chico Heat to the league Championship where they defeated the Medford Rogues.