Monks Baseball Camps

Coaching Staff

John McGlinn
Assistant Coach

John McGlinn was hired as an assistant baseball coach during the summer of 2012.

Upon graduation from Husson University, Coach McGlinn was hired as the bullpen catcher for the Columbus Clippers, the Triple A team for the New York Yankees. After returning to Maine, he worked as an assistant coach for his alma mater and has also served as an assistant for the Lincoln Lumber and Hampden River Dogs American Legion Baseball teams.

For the past few years, McGlinn has worked as a baseball instructor for The Edge Academy, which was formerly known as Frozen Ropes. He is the stepson of Brian Butterfield, who currently serves as the third base coach for the Boston Red Sox.

Coach McGlinn and his wife Kiera reside in Standish with their three children, Madison, Mason and Grace.


Adam Tielinen
Assistant Coach

Adam received his BS in Kinesiology and Physical Education from the University of Maine, Orono in 2001.

Since the fall of 2009, Adam has designed and implemented the Off-Season and In-Season strength training programs for the Monks, and was hired as an assistant coach during the winter of 2013.

His passion for baseball is shown through his knowledge and enthusiasm for the game. Adam specializes in training the overhead athlete utilizing proven methods to improve the athletes’ shoulder health, mobility, velocity, strength and speed. Baseball players ranging from middle school, high school, college and professional levels have improved their level of play through his expertise in pitching mechanics as well as strength and conditioning for baseball.

Adam is currently a Performance Coach at the OA Performance Center in Saco and is also a member and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).


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.


Lincoln Sanborn
Assistant Coach

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, 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 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 is currently pursuing his Masters in Adult Education at Saint Joseph's.