Joe Duran – Head Coach
Joe Duran is entering his 12th season as head coach of the Barbers. In eleven seasons, the Barbers have accumulated a record of 340 wins, 130 losses and 2 ties for a .723 winning percentage. The Barbers have won nine zone 2 league championships and have qualified for the state tournament every year since their inaugural season (2010). Coach Duran graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1994. There he earned nine varsity letters in football, baseball, and basketball and was recently inducted to the Portland Interscholastic League Hall of Fame. In 1993, Joe was a 1st team all-city running back and defensive back and selected to play in the Oregon Shrine game. That spring Joe was selected as a 1st team all-city shortstop and runner up P.I.L. player of the year. Joe went on to play baseball at Portland State University where he graduated with his bachelor’s in science in 1999. Coach Duran was the head baseball coach at Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, California from 2002 to 2006. Joe currently resides in SW Portland with his wife Rachael and sons Mason and Nolan.
Ben graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy in 1997. During his undergraduate years at OSU, Ben was a baseball standout. Ben was a two-year starter and was named to the All-Pac 10 team in 1996 and 1997. Ben’s senior year he hit .365 and had the third highest single season slugging percentage .368 in Oregon State history along with 10 home runs and 49 RBI’s which earned him 2nd Team All-American honors. Ben went on to play for the San Francisco Giants organization for two seasons. Ben currently resides in Hillsboro with his wife Rachel and four children Brett, Brittney, Brooke, and Brady.
Phil is starting his second season with the Barbers. Phil is organized, a great communicator detail oriented and most importantly is passionate about coaching and working with young adults. Phil Graduated from Wilson High school in 2008. He received a dual degree in Economics and Political Science from Easter Oregon University. For the past 13 years he has been a coach at Wilson High school, in various levels. In 2012 he led his team to the State Title. In 2013, he led the Alpenrose Dairymen to the Junior State Title. Phil also coached the Alpenrose Red Sox, A Legion Team, in 2019. He is currently a Real Estate Broker with The Clopton Team and resides in Southwest Portland.
Dave is starting his second season with the Barbers. Dave was a standout baseball player at Tigard High school where he received All- League honors in 1985, 1986, and All-State honors in 1987. Dave earned a full scholarship to Oregon State and received All Pac-10 North honors in’89, ’90, and ’91. Dave spent two summers (’90-’91) playing for the Orleans Cardinals in the Cape Cod league and another 13 seasons playing semi-pro baseball in the N.W. Leagues. Dave started his 28-year coaching career in 1992 at Tigard where he stayed for ten seasons, four of those as the head coach. Dave helped guide Lake Oswego ’04 and Jesuit ’19 to state titles. Dave teaches P.E./Health at Tualatin High school, and resides in Tigard with his wife Christie, sons Stanley, Jackson, and his daughter Maddie.