Brian Casey is in his fourth season as a Tribe assistant baseball coach. Casey serves as the Tribe's pitching coach, while he is also the Green and Gold's recruiting coordinator. Prior to his time at W&M, he spent five seasons as an assistant coach at his alma mater, Tufts University in Medford, MA.
Casey helped the Tribe to 22 victories in 2015, and to the program's third consecutive CAA Baseball Tournament, which is tied for the longest streak in program history. Under his guidance six Tribe baseball players were selected to All-Colonial Athletic Association Awards, including juniors Charley Gould and Ryan Hissey, who earned first-team honors. Gould also received national recognition as semifinalist for the Dick Howser Trophy. W&M's pipeline to pros also continued as Hissey was drafted in the 14th round of 2015 MLB Draft. Casey also help tutor senior starting pitcher Jason Inghram, who set the school’s all-time wins mark (26), and also became the second pitcher in program history to record more than 300 strikeouts.
In his second season with the Tribe, the program continued to grow under the watchful eye of Casey. He helped the program to 34 victories, its third straight 30-plus win season, and to the program’s first-ever regular season Colonial Athletic Association title. In addition, the Tribe advanced to the CAA title game for the second straight season. W&M’s pitching staff finished with a 4.26 ERA with 367 strikeouts. Individually, sophomore Joseph Gaouette was named All- Conference First-team following a strong season out of the Tribe pen, while starting pitcher Jason Inghram received second team honors. The Tribe had 11 players recognized with all-conference awards including junior Michael Katz, who was CAA Player of the Year. Katz along with Nick Thompson, Ryan Lindemuth and John Sheehan each inked professional contracts following the regular season. John Sheehan was the second Tribe pitcher to sign a professional contract during Casey’s time on campus. (John Farrell, 2013)
In 2013, Casey helped guide the Green and Gold to its most successful 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 worked with the Jumbos infielders and hitters and also served as the program’s recruiting coordinator. During Casey's five years as an assistant, the Jumbos made four postseason appearances, including back-to-back NESCAC titles in 2010 and 2011 and #1 seeds in the NCAA Regionals. Off the field, Casey was also responsible for the organizing the team’s strength and conditioning program, coordinating their annual winter clinic and summer baseball placement.
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. After graduation from 2008-11, Casey was a member of the Watertown Reds of the Intercity League, an amateur baseball team in the Boston, MA area. While with the Reds, Casey was a four time all-star selection 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 his alma mater. He is a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association, and was also a member of the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association (2007-12) and Massachusetts Baseball Coaches Association (2007-12).