Fairport Baseball

Our head coaches

Kieran Murphy

Varsity Head Coach

A Fairport native, Coach Murphy has been a part of the Fairport Baseball community for nearly 30 years. He is a 2009 Fairport Graduate who then moved on to play collegiately at St. John Fisher College from 2010-2013. Upon graduation as a Math Education Major in 2013, Coach Murphy began coaching at the High School level at Fairport. As a teacher and coach in the district since 2014, Coach Murphy has been the Head Coach at the Modified A and JV levels as well as an assistant at the Varsity level. Outside of interscholastic baseball, he has been the Head Coach in the Interstate Collegiate Baseball League for 2 seasons (League Champions '21, Regular Season Champions '21, '22) and the Head Coach for the Brooks Shepard American Legion Post for 3 seasons (District Champions '15, '16, '17, NYS Legion Tournament Participant '15, '16, '17). This is Coach Murphy's first season as the Head Varsity Baseball Coach and he is extremely excited and proud to be a Red Raider. Have questions for Coach Murphy? Contact him via email at [email protected]

Evan Newkirk

JV Head Coach

Coach Newkirk played in the Fairport Baseball program and graduated from Fairport in 2017. He played Division III baseball at Castleton University in Vermont. He is currently a building substitute in the Penfield Central School District.

Tom Rogers

Mod A Head Coach

Coach Rogers is excited to return to Fairport Baseball this spring. Growing up in Fairport, Fairport Baseball has been a part of his life for 30 years. He graduated from Fairport in '04 and went on to pitch for two seasons at MCC. Coach Rogers finished his playing career at Columbia Union College (Takoma Park, MD) Winning a USCAA National Championship in 08’. While at CUC, he earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education. Overall, he has been coaching baseball for 17 years at most levels in the community, ranging from Little League to college having spent one summer as pitching coach with the Hornell Dodgers in the NYCBL. While in college, Coach Rogers was Head Coach for Brooks Shepard American Legion. After graduation, He started coaching Section V Baseball in '09 as a pitching coach for the Section V Champion, Churchville Chili Saints. The next season, he joined the Fairport coaching staff. For Fairport, he has spent time as the Varsity Pitching Coach, being a part of sectional championship teams in '11 and '13. He was the JV head coach after his time with Varsity. After stepping away before last season, Coach Rogers is excited to get back to working with Fairport Baseball.

Steve Ryan

Mod A Head Coach

Coming soon

Johnny Lansdowne

Mod B Head Coach

Coach Lansdowne is excited to return for his 2nd year of coaching Mod B in the Fairport Baseball program. Coach Lansdowne grew up in Webster where he played both football and baseball through the Varsity level. He graduated from St. John Fisher College in 1996 with a degree in Elementary Education. He has been coaching both baseball and softball for over 16 years and is proud to have coached the 2021 Fairport Little League 12u State Tournament team to the state level for the first time in over 25 years. John has been assisting with the Fairport Baseball off-season practices and is excited to start the season.

Our assistant coaches

Zach Frost

Varsity Assistant Coach

Nate Reynolds

Varsity Assistant Coach

Alec Teska

Varsity Assistant Coach

Tyler Holmes

JV Assistant Coach

Bill Hartnett

JV Assistant Coach

Jackson Sullivan

Modified Assistant Coach

Devin Marshall

Mod A Assistant Coach

Ethan Bigelow

Mod A Assistant Coach

Don Young

Mod B Assistant Coach

Brian McGuire

Mod B Assistant Coach