|Born||October 3, 1950|
Glendale, California, U.S.
|1969||Los Angeles Pierce|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||NCAA: 2–4 (.333)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Stephen Lawrence Hertz (born October 3, 1950) is an American former college baseball coach. Hertz was the head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs in 1978 before holding the same position at UC Irvine from 1979 to 1980. Hertz returned to Gonzaga prior to the 1981 season and coached there through the end of the 2003 season. Under Hertz, Gonzaga appeared in two NCAA tournaments (1978 and 1981), six Pac-10 Northern Division Tournaments (1986–1991), and one West Coast Conference Championship Series (2001). Hertz's career head coaching record was 697-678-5.
Hertz played college baseball at both Los Angeles Pierce College and at Gonzaga. He was signed by Major League Baseball's Minnesota Twins in 1972 and played three seasons of minor league baseball (1972–1974).
The following is a table of Hertz's yearly records as an NCAA head baseball coach.
|Gonzaga Bulldogs (Northern Pacific Conference) (1978)|
|UC Irvine Anteaters (Southern California Baseball Association) (1979–1980)|
|UC Irvine:||59–62–2 (.488)||27–28–1 (.491)|
|Gonzaga Bulldogs (Northern Pacific Conference) (1981)|
|Gonzaga Bulldogs (Pacific-10 Conference) (1982–1995)|
|Gonzaga Bulldogs (West Coast Conference) (1996–2003)|
|Gonzaga:||636–628–7 (.503)||284–331 (.462)|
Postseason invitational champion
Hard-throwing Steve Hertz became the third Gonzaga University baseball player to sign with a major league organization when he joined the Minnesota Twins following a free agent workout.