Coach Shermet comes to Westcliff University with a tremendous baseball background. While attending Cypress High School, he was a first team All-County selection and played in the All-County All Star game his senior year.
He earned a scholarship to the University of Arizona and was part of the 1986 National Championship team and graduated as the career home run leader. He still appears in many career leading categories at the U of A and played in Taiwan representing the United States in tournaments there.
After playing one season in the Alaska League and two seasons in the Cape Cod League, he was drafted in the 12th round by the Houston Astros organization. Most recently, David has been the outfielders coach and worked with the hitters at Irvine Valley College. David lives in Irvine and is honored to represent such a prestigious university as Westcliff on the baseball field.