Bishop Stang High School hires former Red Sox player Brian Rose as head baseball coach


NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. — Bishop Stang High School announced the hiring of Brian Rose as head baseball coach. Well-known and respected in the area, Rose is a retired professional baseball player with 12 years of playing experience in Major League Baseball. He began his professional career with the Boston Red Sox and also played with the Colorado Rockies, New York Mets and Tampa Bay Rays.

Rose brings his impressive credentials to the Stang Spartans as the current owner/head coach of his own baseball company, Brian Rose Baseball, and continues to make alumni appearances for the Boston Red Sox and assist with their Youth Clinics. 

Previously, he served as the assistant general manager and pitching coach for the New Bedford Bay Sox of the NECBL and worked with both the MLB and Pawtucket Red Sox Youth Clinics. Rose could also be seen as a Red Sox Analyst for NESN Sportsdesk. In addition to his baseball experience, Rose coaches hockey in the area and has served on the Board of Directors for the South Coast Panthers Youth Hockey.

Bishop Stang Athletic Director, Ryan Silvia, stated, “After meeting with Brian to discuss the baseball program at Bishop Stang, it became clear that even though he has a wealth of knowledge and experience about the game of baseball, he is more concerned about developing young people and has a student centered approach to coaching. We are excited to have a coach of his caliber join the Bishop Stang family.”

With the desire to share his passion for baseball within his own community, Rose works for the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office for the Community Affairs Division acting as Program Manager, Neighborhood Liaison, Youth Prevention Programmer, and Office Volunteer Coordinator. 

Rose shared, “I am really excited to start my next chapter in this great game of baseball as new head coach of the Bishop Stang baseball program. I feel obligated to give back to my community what I have learned throughout my baseball career as a player, and I look forward to being the best coach, role model and mentor that I can be.”

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