Brian Murphy was named head coach of the Tribe baseball program on Dec. 3, 2013. He spent the previous season as the Tribe's top assistant coach.
Murphy, who oversaw the Tribe hitters in 2013, helped the Green and Gold to its most successful season in school history. The Tribe won a school record 39 games, garnered its first at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament and won games in a regional for the first time. Offensively, the Green and Gold finished with a combined .290 batting average, 110 doubles, six triples, and 17 home runs.
The Easton Mass. native, who enters his second season with the Tribe baseball program, after spending three-seasons at Ivy League school Brown.
Brian Casey is in his second season as a Tribe assistant baseball coach. A native of Milford, Mass., Casey spent five seasons as an assistant coach at Tufts University.
Casey, who is the Tribe's pitching coach, helped guide the Green and Gold to its most successful season in season in school history. The Tribe won a school record 39 games, earned its first at-large bid in school history, and won its first-ever regional games. Under Casey's guidance, the Tribe pitching staff ranked third in the CAA with a 4.07 ERA in 2013.
While at Tufts, Casey served as the recruiting coordinator, strength and conditioning coordinator and scouting director. During his time, his responsibilities on the diamond included the development of infielders, hitters and pitchers. In the Jumbo's daily practice plan, Casey orchestrated a video analysis, helping improve mechanics and hitting production. He also served as the Jumbos junior varsity coach, overseeing every aspect of the program.
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Josh Tutwiler is in his second season as the Tribe's volunteer assistant coach. A native of Bridgewater, VA, Tutwiler joined the College's staff after graduating from Old Dominion University in 2012.
During his first season with the Tribe, Tutwiler helped the Green and Gold to its most successful season in school history. The Green and Gold won a school record 39 games, garnered its first at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, and won its first ever NCAA Tournament games.
At Old Dominion, Tutwiler earned All-CAA accolades as a catcher. In 2012, he led the Monarchs in homeruns, slugging percentage, and walks. Tutwiler also helped in leading ODU to a second place regular season and CAA tournament finish in 2011. During the summer of 2011, he played for the Staunton Braves in the Valley League, where he was awarded team Offensive MVP after leading the squad in numerous statistical categories including batting average, on-base percentage, doubles, RBI's, and walks. Tutwiler also led the league in throwing out potential base stealers.