Sean WalshHitting Coach
Alma Mater: N.C. State
Office Phone: (919) 538-2387
Coach Walsh will help out the Brevard College baseball program and Coach McCay by primarily serving as the hitting coach in helping to direct the team offense. Coach Walsh will also be in charge of the infield defense, while managing team defensive positioning. He will also serve as the director of team travel.
Prior to coming to Brevard, Coach Walsh served as the Head Baseball Coach of the Carolina Naturals based in Durham, N.C. where he coached high school players aspiring to play college baseball with a focus on skill development.
Walsh worked from 2007-2008 with M.V.P. Baseball in Raleigh, N.C., serving as Assistant Baseball Coach where he coached the Showcase team, working primarily with players on hitting and fielding.
Before his coaching career, Walsh was drafted in the 47th round of the 2001 Major League Baseball draft by the Philadelphia Phillies and spent four years in the Phillies program playing in the minor leagues from levels of Low-A to Double A, where he spent time on the field as an infielder, outfielder and catcher. Walsh was also named the Organizational Player of the Month for June of 2003.
Walsh also played for the Fullerton Flyers in the Golden League in 2005 where he was a Golden League All-Star and Gold Glove Award Winner at Third Base, while finishing second in the league with a .357 batting average. In 2006, he played with the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the Northern League where he was a Northern League All-Star.
Walsh played two years at North Carolina State University where he played shortstop and third base for the Wolfpack, being named to the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Tournament team in 2001.
Prior to N.C. State, Walsh played at Radford University where he was on the Big South All-Conference team in 2000 as a member of the Highlanders.
In addition to his playing career, Coach Walsh also was influential in organizing and facilitating a travel team tournament to help raise money for the American Cancer Society in 2009 and participated in the D.A.R.E Child Mentoring program in 2003.