Nick Callahan joined the Coker baseball staff as the pitchingcoach in August of 2013.
In his first year leading the Cobra pitchers, the staff postedan ERA of 4.07 with 190 strikeouts in 383 innings of work. TheCobras had the fourth best ERA in the South Atlantic Conference andthey allowed the fewest number of walks (110) and the fewest numberof runs (209).
Callahan came to Coker after three seasons at Case WesternReserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He has workedprimarily with the pitchers during his time with the Spartans,including in 2011 when the team earned the first NCAA Tournamentberth in program history.
Under Callahan’s tutelage in 2011, the CWRU pitching stafflowered its earned run average by .87 from the prior season whileproducing three University Athletic Association Athletes of theWeek and an ABCA All-Mideast Region selection.
In addition to his duties at Case Western, Callahan served asthe head coach of the Geneva Twins in the New York CollegiateBaseball League during the summer of 2013.
Prior to joining the staff at CWRU, Callahan served for twoseasons as pitching coach and recruiting assistant at Finger LakesCommunity College. During his time, the team won the Mid-StateAthletic Conference Title.
As a player, Callahan pitched collegiately at WesternConnecticut State University. As a freshman, he posted a 5-0 recordwith a 2.60 earned run average before seeing his career cut shortdue to injury.
Callahan earned a bachelor’s degree in business managementfrom SUNY-Brockport in 2007.