Roger Stinson
Roger Stinson
Title: Head Baseball Coach
Phone: (207) 768-9792
Email: roger.stinson@maine.edu
Year: 2nd Season

Roger Stinson is in his second year with the Owls as the Head Baseball Coach. Coach Stinson is from Norridgewock, Maine. Married to Michele, and the father to two sons, William and Justyn.

Stinson is a graduate from Eastern Maine Technical College, class of 1991. Graduating with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Welding Technology, while playing two years of college basketball. After graduation, Stinson began a 4-year State of Maine Millwright Journeyman Apprenticeship. Leading to a 20-year career with the Lincoln Pulp and Paper and Sappi Fine Paper.

Coach Stinson’s coaching career started after college, in the local Cal Ripken Baseball Programs and Norridgewock Recreational Basketball and Baseball League's. Continuing his coaching career through Travel and All-Star Baseball and Basketball teams, Stinson then began coaching at the High School and American Legion level.

Coach Stinson started with the Madison Jr High School athletics program as the Baseball and Basketball coach, which led him to become the Head Baseball Coach of Skowhegan Post 16 Jr Legion team. Coach Stinson led the team to a 4th place state tournament finish, after the Program had been absent from the tournament for 25 years.

 

 

Gavin Kane
Gavin Kane
Title: Assistant Baseball Coach
Year: 1st Season

Gavin Kane will be entering his 1st year as an Assistant Coach with the Owls Baseball Team.

Coach Kane has significant Baseball playing and coaching experience. Kane was a Kennebec Valley Conference 1st Team All-Star centerfielder playing for the Cougars of Mt. Blue High School and was the Team’s #2 pitcher. He went on to have a stellar playing career in the highly regarded Pine Tree Baseball League as a pitcher, centerfielder and 1st baseman for many years.

After a brief stint as the JV Coach at Mt. Blue High School, Kane took over the Varsity from 1993 to 1997 where his Teams reached the Eastern Maine Class A Tournaments three of those four seasons. The Cougars were the Kennebec Valley Conference Champions in 1997 and Kane was named Coach of The Year.

Prior to coaching at Mt. Blue, Kane had a six year stint as the Head Coach of the Franklin County Rangers American Legion Team where his clubs qualified for the State Tournament in 5 of those 6 seasons. Coach Kane also, took over the Rangeley High School Baseball Team for 1 season and guided the Lakers to their 1st ever Playoff appearance in the School’s History.

Kane began his Baseball Coaching career at an early age when as an 18 year old, he took his 1st Head Coaching position with the Wilton Babe Ruth Team. 

Kane is the Sports Information Director at UMPI and is also the Head Women’s Basketball Coach for the Owls. He resides in Wilton, ME with his wife Carole, son Connor and daughter’s Caitlin and Chelsea.

Tyler McLaughlin
Tyler McLaughlin
Title: Assistant Baseball Coach
Year: 1st Season