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Coaching Staff

Nate Burns
Assistant Coach

Nate Burns is entering his first season with the Garnet in 2019 as the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator.

Before arriving at Swarthmore, Burns spent the 2018 season at Elizabethtown College where his primary duty was to oversee and develop the pitching staff. In his first year leading the pitchers, the Blue Jays tabbed two pitchers on the Landmark All-Conference list. Prior to his time at Elizabethtown, Burns worked as an intern coach at Pro5 Baseball Academy based out of Holly Springs, N.C., where he assisted with the development of some of the area’s premier athletes.

Burns is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College where he received a bachelor's degree in sport management as well as Biblical studies. The Lancaster native was a three-year team captain and helped lead the Chargers to the school wins record in 2016 as well as being awarded Northeast Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Year and first-team All-NEAC in 2017.


Josh Throckmorton
Assistant Coach

Josh Throckmorton entered his sixth season with the Garnet in 2018. He is responsible for coaching baserunners and assists with training hitters and outfielders. In 2018, Throckmorton helped lead the Garnet to their first ever Centennial Conference title and appearance in the Division III World Series.

Before arriving at Swarthmore, Throckmorton played at Occidental College in Los Angeles, Calif., where he served as team captain. In his final year, he helped lead the Tigers to their best record since 1982.

Throckmorton has coached youth baseball locally for Nether Providence's American Legion Program, Langhorne Borough's American Legion Program, and Dave Gallagher Baseball. In 2015, his Nether Providence Bulldogs won the Southeast Pennsylvania championship.

Throckmorton received a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from Occidental in 2012. Originally from Bedford, Mass., he attended high school at the Northfield Mount Hermon School and now resides in Philadelphia, Pa., with his wife, Tessa.


Brian Booth
Assistant Coach

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Andrew Ellis
Assistant Coach

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Mike Halpern
Assistant Coach

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