Head Coach

NameBrad Cook was named the head coach of the Hobart baseball team in November 2021. He comes to Geneva following three years as the pitching coach at UMass-Lowell.

Cook oversaw the River Hawks pitching staff and assisted in the program’s recruiting efforts. He mentored four All-America East selections, including 2019 first team pick Nick Rand. Cook also developed Josh Becker from a walk-on to an America East All-Rookie Team selection. Cook’s staff was third in the AE in ERA in 2021, walking the fewest batters in a season since 2015.

Before locating to Lowell, Cook spent a decade coaching in the Sunshine State, spending eight years as the pitching coach at NJCAA Division I Polk State College and two more as the pitching coach at NCAA Division II Florida Southern. During his time in Winter Haven, Florida, he helped the Eagles to a 306-123 record with his pitchers leading the nation in ERA three times.

Cook has coached 11 players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft or signed as free agents. Two, Alec Asher (Philadelphia, Baltimore, Milwaukee) and Gus Schlosser (Atlanta), pitched in the majors.

Cook began his coaching career in his hometown, leading the varsity baseball team at Johnson City (N.Y.) High School.

Cook is a graduate of Marist College with a bachelor’s degree in special education. He played two seasons for the Red Foxes, winning back-to-back MAAC Championships. The right-handed pitcher was named to the 2002 MAAC All-Tournament Team. Cook transferred to Marist after two seasons at Keystone College. He earned All-America honors as a sophomore with the Giants finishing the year with a 2.08 ERA.

After graduating from Marist, Cook went on to play for the Elmira Pioneers of the Can-Am League.

Cook also holds a master’s degree in mathematics education from Walden University.


Assistant Coach


Redmond joined the coaching staff in the summer of 2022.

Redmond comes to Hobart after spending the past season as an assistant coach at William Peace University. With the Pacers, he worked as a hitting and outfield coach and was responsible for daily practice plans and the development of hitters. Redmond also assisted in scheduling, helping with team travel, compiled scouting reports and assisted in summer ball placements. William Peace finished the year with a program record 23 wins and won their first postseason game. The Pacers had four players earn All-USA South honors.

Prior to his time with the Pacers, Redmond had stints as an assistant with Elon, Manhattan and UMass Lowell. With the Phoenix and the Jaspers, he also worked as a hitting and outfield coach. With the River Hawks, he was an infield coach and helped with hitting and base running. At Elon, he helped the team finish with a 33-24 overall record, The Phoenix captured the Colonial Athletic Association regular season championship. Redmond mentored 4 All-CAA selections and a MLB draft pick.

Redmond graduated from Le Moyne in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in political science. He also earned a master's degree from Le Moyne in education in 2014. Redmond was a three-year member of the Dolphins baseball team. In 2012, he helped LeMoyne capture the NE-10 Championship and advance to the regional finals of the NCAA tournament. In 2013, Redmond NE-10 All-Conference third team selection and was named to the 2013 ABCA NCAA Division II East Region Gold Glove first team. He was named to the NE-10 Commissioner's honor roll twice.



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