CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Tom Fiala, a 2014 graduate of Washington College and four-year member of the baseball team, has been named the pitching coach at his alma mater. Fiala has been active in coaching baseball since his graduation from the school.
Most recently, Fiala served as the pitching coach at CCBC-Catonsville. While there, he developed and implemented a pitching program for a staff of 14 pitchers and also assisted the head coach in evaluating and developing mental and physical attributes for all student-athletes on the team. Prior to his time at CCBC-Catonsville, Fiala spent three years as a coach for his scholastic alma mater, New Hope-Solebury (Pa.) High School. He saw time as an assistant junior varsity baseball coach before moving up to assistant varsity baseball coach and also served as an assistant varsity basketball coach.
Outside of coaching, Fiala has also worked as Manager of Business and Operations for Black Bear Sealcoat in Lambertville, N.J.
As a student-athlete at Washington College, Fiala improved upon his earned-run average during each of his four seasons, finishing his collegiate career with a 1-0 record in 12 pitching appearances and a career-best 3.68 E.R.A. as a senior in 2014. A Dean's List student, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History with minor in Economics from the College in May 2014.