Former MLB player and coach, Brian Burgamy, has been named Head Coach this week by Director of Athletics, Colleen Cashman.
Born and raised in Lawton, Oklahoma, Burgamy was an All-State baseball player in high school where he earned a scholarship to Wichita St. University under Hall of Fame coach’s Gene Stephenson and Brent Kemnitz. Brian became an All-American at WSU and later in 2018 he was inducted into the Shocker Hall of Fame.
After a stellar career in Division 1 baseball, he entered the MLB Draft and was selected in the 9th round by the San Diego Padres. He went on to play professional baseball for 16 years with stops in 4 MLB organizations, 6 countries, and 5 independent organizations. This includes a championship and MVP season at the New York Mets Double A affiliate the Binghamton Mets in 2014. Burgamy led the team in many offensive categories including home runs.
After retiring in 2018, he began his coaching career with the St. Louis Cardinals organization and was part of 2 championships within 3 seasons. Most recently, he was an assistant coach for the George Washington University softball team and produced a high-ranking offense which led the A10 conference in hitting and finished with a top 10 ranking nationally in doubles per game. He has accumulated over 20 years of high-level knowledge and experience in the game of baseball and has a strong will and passion for developing young athletes.
Brian currently resides in Binghamton, New York with wife Suzanne and their three kids, Evelyn, Wyatt, and Henry.
Submitted by: Mike Huggler