Conor Brooks enters his first season as assistant coach under Mikio Aoki and is responsible for coaching the Eagles' pitching staff. Prior to coaching at Boston College, he played for a number of professional baseball organizations at different levels, including the Boston Red Sox organization, where he was a member of the Portland Sea Dogs from 2004-05.
In addition to playing with Portland from 2004-05, Brooks also served as a pitching and hitting instructor at the Mo Vaughn Training Center in Stoughton, Mass and as an instructor at the Nomar Garciaparra Baseball Clinic in Easton, Mass.
As a professional pitcher, Brooks played at three levels in the Cincinnati Reds organization in 2000 as well as the Oakland Athletics organization from 2000-2002. Brooks also pitched for Team USA in the World Baseball Cup in Cuba in 2003.
A native of Plymouth, Mass., Brooks enjoyed an excellent four-year collegiate playing career at Dartmouth College (1996-2000). A right-handed pitcher, he was named the Ivy League Pitcher of the Year in 2000 as well as the Dartmouth College Athlete of the Year.
Brooks also finished in the top 10 in season and career wins, season and career strikeouts, and season and career innings pitched for the Big Green. He was drafted in the 24th round by the Oakland Athletics in 2000.
As a player, Brooks worked under the tutelage of Al Nipper and Ralph Treuel (Boston), Rick Peterson, Curt Young, and Ron Romanick (Oakland), and Vern Ruhle and Sammy Ellis (Cincinnati).
Conor resides in Brighton, Mass.