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2017 Coaching Staff

Robin Guiver

Robin Guiver pitched for the Humboldt Crabs in 1998 and 1999. Guiver was used in relief and went 2-0 with a .98 ERA in 1998. In 1999, Guiver went 3-0 and posted a 1.21 ERA. Guiver was hired as an assistant coach in 2000. Guiver has coached alongside many Crabs alumni and notables such Reggie Christiansen, Eric Brown, Matt Pidgeon, Mike Jordt, Nick Giacone, Brad Morgan, Jeff Giacomini and Matt Nutter. Even after leaving the team in 2013 for family reasons, Guiver has remained with the organization throughout the years as a player recruiter. Guiver started recruiting for the Crabs back in 2003 and he’s been reaching out to colleges ever since. Guiver is currently coaching at San Lorenzo Valley High School in Santa Cruz where he lives with his wife and two children.

Eric Giacone #15
Pitching Coach

Eric Giacone is entering his 3rd season as Pitching Coach for the Crabs. In 2015, the pitching staff's ERA was 2.61 with 420 strike outs and in 2014, the Crabs pitching staff posted a 2.26 ERA and recorded 370 strikeouts. Giacone played collegiately at College of the Redwoods as a pitcher and outfielder, before transferring to play at Chico State University as a pitcher. Giacone played for the Crabs in 2004 and 2005, posting a 6-3 record during the two summers on the mound. In 2009 Eric was named head baseball coach at Eureka High School, guiding the Loggers to a 17-11 record in the 2014 Season. When he's not on the baseball diamond, he's probably out at the Samoa Drag Strip racing his 1966 Ford Ranchero. Giacone works for Eureka City Schools.