Oklahoma City University Baseball Camps
Keith Lytle has been recognized as one of the top hitting instructors in the nation during his 20-year tenure with Oklahoma City University. Lytle has helped OCU win 50 games each of the past 10 years and the 2005 NAIA title. His pupils have included four national players of the year and 2006 National League batting champion Freddy Sanchez.
Lytle joined OCU the same year Denney Crabaugh was named head coach. Crabaugh has consistently recognized Lytle as a key factor in the success of the Stars baseball program. In 2003, he was named the AFLAC national assistant coach of the year.
From 1988-1995, Lytle coached in the Shenandoah Valley League. He served as head coach for Harrisonburg (Va.) and led the Turks to the league championship in 1991.
Lytle has experience coaching at the Triple-A level with the Texas Rangers organization. Lytle has served the past two years as assistant hitting and first base coach with the Oklahoma City RedHawks. In 1990-91, Lytle worked as a bullpen coach for the Oklahoma City 89ers.
Prior to coming to OCU in 1989, Lytle served as an associate coach at New Mexico State. Before that, he was a pitcher and first basemen for the Aggies. He graduated from New Mexico State with a bachelor’s degree in education in 1986.
Lytle is married (Jane) with one son (Joe Jackson).