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Coaching Staff

Nic Lops
Assistant Coach

Lops was named as an assistant prior to the start of the 2018-19 academic year and serves as the Monks' hitting coach.

A four-year starter as a catcher and infielder for the Monks, Lops posted lofty numbers with a .357 (193-541) average, 82 runs, 38 doubles, three triples, three home runs, and 130 RBI over 154 contests. Upon graduation, he ranked seventh in SJC Baseball history in at-bats, eighth in RBI and hits, 11th in doubles, and 13th in batting average.

As a freshman, Lops garnered GNAC Rookie of the Year, GNAC Tournament MVP, Second Team All-Conference, and a pair of Third Team All-New England accolades after leading the team with a .389 (51-131) batting average and a .437 on base percentage with 22 runs, five doubles, and 28 RBI. 

Lops helped lead the Monks to three GNAC Championships and subsequent NCAA Tournament appearances during his career. Also an outstanding student, the English/Secondary Education major earned Capital One Academic All-District honors in 2016 and garnered GNAC All-Academic honors on four occasions.

 

Jon Dahms
Assistant Coach

Jon Dahms was tabbed as an assistant coach prior to the start of the 2013-14 academic year. His duties include working with the catchers and hitters as well as coaching first base.

A four-year member of the Monks’ baseball program, Dahms played in 47 career games and served as a team captain during his senior season. A skilled defensive catcher, Dahms fought through a myriad of injuries over his collegiate career and played a role on three conference championship teams, including the 2012 club, which broke the College record for victories (39) in a season.

Coach Dahms collected the SJC Sports Medicine Fighting Heart Award, which goes to an individual who has overcome an injury/illness to come back in his/her sport while showing dedication, heart and faith, following his junior season and earned the baseball program's Robert R. Doyle Award, an honor is given annually to the team member who best-embodies former Pitching Coach Bobby Doyle's spirit, dedication and love for the game of baseball, as a senior.

A native of Gorham, Maine, Dahms graduated from Saint Joseph’s in 2012 with a degree in Human Resource Management.

 

Jameon Collins
Assistant Coach

Bio coming soon.
 

Mike Patane
Assistant Coach

Bio coming soon.

 

Lincoln Sanborn
Pitching Coach & Recruiting Coordinator

Lincoln Sanborn '14 was tabbed as an assistant coach during the summer of 2015.

Sanborn, the son of Head Coach Will Sanborn '86, grew up with the SJC Baseball program and, after playing his freshman year at NCAA DI insitution St. John's University, returned to the Shores of Sebago where he served as a major contributor, both on the mound and in the field, for three seasons.

For his career, he hit .309 (64-207) with 49 runs, 15 doubles, and 36 RBI while sporting a 2.78 ERA with an 18-4 record and 140 strikeouts in 145.2 collegiate innings. Sanborn earned a trio of All-Conference accolades, including First Team acclaim in 2015, and also collected a pair of All-New England honors during his career.

A two-way player in his first season with the Monks, Sanborn suffered an elbow injury while pitching for the Futures League Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide and, after undergoing Tommy John surgery, missed the entire 2013 campaign. He returned in 2014, as a pitcher, and resumed his role as a pitcher/infielder in his final collegiate season, 2015. 

In his first year with the Monks, the younger Sanborn served in a dual capacity as a frontline starting pitcher and primary third baseman. He hit .291 (25-86) with 20 runs, five doubles, and 14 RBI while going 7-0 with a 2.87 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 53.1 innings en route to earning Second Team All-GNAC, D3Baseball.com Third Team All-New England, and NCAA DIII New England Regional All-Tournament honors.

Working back into the fold after enduring a rigorous year-long rehab routine, Sanborn went 7-1 with a 2.15 ERA and 54 K's - with just 16 walks - in 58.2 innings in 2014.

In 2015, he posted a 4-3 record with a 3.74 ERA and 26 punchouts in 33.2 frames on the hill while batting .322 (39-121) with 29 runs, 10 doubles, two triples, a homer, 22 RBI and four steals as a middle-of-the-order bat for the Monks. After the season, Sanborn garnered First Team All-GNAC and D3Baseball.com Second Team All-New England honors.

A four-time GNAC All-Academic honoree, Sanborn graduated with a B.S. in Business and Sports Management and earned his Masters in Adult Education at Saint Joseph's.