Position: Asst. Coach
Resides: Poughquag, NY
Assistant Coach Sean Buchanan returns to Albany for his fourth season with the Dutchmen organization. Buchanan previously served as an assistant coach in Albany during stints in 2013 & 2014. He has had roles on the coaching staffs at Ave Maria, Bard College, Dutchess Community College, New Paltz, and the Cooperstown Hawkeyes (PGCBL). Buchanan is currently a graduate assistant coach at DeSales University.
As the hitting coach at Ave Maria, Buchanan led the team to school records for home runs in three consecutive seasons from 2015-2017. In 2012, Buchanan helped to guide New Paltz to the highest team fielding percentage in program history and one of the best ever conference records.
Sean attended high school at Arlington High School in LaGrangeville, NY and was a letter winner for 4 years in baseball and football. During his senior year, Sean won the Arlington Baseball Coaches Award which is considered to be one of the program's highest honors. He played 2 years of baseball at Dutchess Community College, winning academic all conference honors both years he was there before ending his playing career due to injury.
When not coaching baseball spends time at families summer home in Long Beach Island, NJ. Sean is currently pursuing his Masters Degree in Sport Management.
Collegiate Coaching Career
2013, 2014, & 2018: Albany Dutchmen (Assistant Coach)
2018-2019: Graduate Assistant Coach at DeSales University
2015-2017: Ave Maria (Assistant Coach & Recruiting Coordinator)
2015: Bard College (Assistant Coach)
2014: Dutchess Community College (Assistant Coach)
2013: New Paltz (Assistant Coach)
2012: Cooperstown Hawkeyes/PGCBL (Assistant Coach)