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.
As Tufts' recruiting coordinator, Casey organized the Jumbos recruiting schedule and commanded the Jumbos Winter Prospect Camp, which annually draws over 100 prospects from across the country. Serving as the strength and conditioning coordinator, Casey implemented in-season and off-season workouts. During Casey's five years as an assistant, the Jumbos made four postseason appearances, including back-to-back NESCAC titles in 2010 and 2011.
Off the field, Casey was the liaison between the program and the top collegiate summer baseball leagues, placing Jumbos in various leagues throughout the country, including the Future's and Cal Ripken off-season leagues. He also spearheaded fundraising functions and organized alumni events, including the annual golf tournament.
Collegiately, Casey was a four-year member of Tufts' baseball team (2004-2007). A team captain in 2007, Casey earned second-team All New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) honors. He also garnered second-team All-New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (NEIBA) accolades in 2007 as a SS/P. Casey was the recipient of the Tufts Jit Ricker award, which is given to the individual who exemplifies dedication, loyalty, and competitive desire. Casey was a member of the 2005-2007 Jumbo teams that made the NESCAC playoffs, including final appearances in 2006 and 2007.
Since 2008, Casey has been a member of the Watertown Reds of the Intercity League, which is an amateur baseball team in the Boston, Mass., area. While with the Reds, Casey has been an all-star selection on multiple occasions and earned Intercity League co-pitcher of the year distinctions in 2010 and 2011.
Casey graduated from Tufts in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. In 2010, he earned a Master's degree in Educational Studies from Tufts.