Baseball Coaching Staff

Baseball Coaching Staff

Paul Mainieri

Paul Mainieri

Head Coach

Head Coach
Paul Mainieri
Spanning 13 seasons, the Paul Mainieri Era at LSU has been distinguished by tremendous success in all facets of the Fighting Tiger baseball program. Mainieri has guided the Tigers to the 2009 College World Series national championship and five CWS appearances. During Mainieri's tenure, LSU has captured a remarkable 30 team championships, including the 2009 NCAA title, eight NCAA Regional championships, five NCAA Super Regional championships, four Southeastern Conference championships, six SEC Tournament titles and six SEC Western Division crowns.   FULL BIO
 

Alan Dunn

Alan Dunn

Associate Head Coach

Associate Head Coach
Alan Dunn
Alan Dunn, who was named the 2015 National Pitching Coach of the Year by Collegiate Baseball newspaper, is in his ninth season as LSU's pitching coach. During Dunn's eight-season LSU tenure (2012-18), the Tigers have earned seven NCAA Tournament National Seeds, three College World Series appearances, six NCAA Regional titles, three SEC championships, four SEC Western Division titles and three SEC Tournament crowns.   FULL BIO

Nolan Cain

Nolan Cain

Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator

Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Nolan Cain
Former LSU pitcher Nolan Cain was promoted to assistant coach/recruiting coordinator in November 2016 after working for one season as the Tigers' volunteer coach and for two seasons as coordinator of operations.   FULL BIO

Eddie Smith

Eddie Smith

Hitting Coach

Hitting Coach
Eddie Smith
Eddie Smith, who last season directed a record-breaking Tulane baseball offense, was hired as LSU's volunteer coach/hitting coach on July 9, 2019.   FULL BIO

Travis Roy

Travis Roy

Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

Strength & Conditioning Coordinator
Travis Roy
Travis Roy is in his fifth season as the strength and conditioning coordinator for the LSU baseball program. In his four previous seasons, LSU has earned four NCAA Regional appearances, three NCAA Tournament National Seeds, won the 2017 SEC regular-season and tournament championships and advanced to the 2017 College World Series Finals.   FULL BIO

Nate Fury

Nate Fury

Director of Baseball Operations

Director of Baseball Operations
Nate Fury
Nate Fury, an LSU pitcher in 2013 and 2014, was named in January 2017 as the Tigers' coordinator of baseball operations. Fury, 29, handles a number of duties, including team travel, budgeting, community relations and working as the team liaison with the Coaches Committee, LSU's year-round booster club.   FULL BIO

Hunter Kiel

Hunter Kiel

Undergraduate Assistant Coach

Undergraduate Assistant Coach
Hunter Kiel
Former LSU pitcher Hunter Kiel joins the staff for the 2020 season as the Tigers' undergraduate assistant coach while he pursues a bachelor's degree in sport administration.   FULL BIO

Jamie Tutko

Jamie Tutko

Video Coordinator

Video Coordinator
Jamie Tutko
Jamie Tutko joined the LSU Baseball staff in the summer of 2016 as the program's first full-time video coordinator. Tutko videotapes all of the Tigers' scrimmages and games at different camera angles and develops scouting reports that assist the LSU coaches in game preparation.   FULL BIO