Baseball: Stephanos Stroop

Stephanos Stroop

  Pitching Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
  Alma Mater: Claremont McKenna College '10
  Office Phone: 859-336-5082 ext. 1303

Stroop begins his 2nd year on the Patriot staff. Prior to St. Catharine he had a two year stint as an assistant at George Washington University in Washington, DC.  While there, he worked with catchers and worked as the pitching coach the second half of last spring.

Last year under his direction, the Patriot staff had a 3.29 ERA and 38 wins. Opponents hit .246, struck out 344 times and walked just 147 times. The staff induced a school record 51 double plays.

Prior to GW, Stroop interned in the front office of the Washington Nationals, where he worked in advanced scouting.  He also helped scout the Ripken League, a collegiate summer league.  The Nationals won the 2012 National League Eastern Division that summer.

Stroop graduated from Claremont McKenna College in California in 2010 with a degree in Economics and History.  While there, he pitched, played third and was an outfielder.  After graduation, he played two years in the Pecos League with the Coastal Kingfish and the Carlsbad Bats.

After his playing career ended, he coached at his alma mater, Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, TN in 2011.  In 2011 he coached at the St. Albans School.

This past summer he coached in the Valley Collegiate League for the Strasburg Express.  He served as their bench coach and coached third base.  Stropp also has his masters in Sports Management from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.