Nate Frantz named LHU assistant coach

LOCK HAVEN – Nate Frantz, a 1999 Lock Haven University graduate and former Bald Eagle baseball player has been named the program’s new assistant coach.

Frantz will join Heath Stover’s staff for the 2018 season. Stover, a longtime assistant coach was named LHU baseball’s interim head coach for the 2018 season on January 9.

Stover is excited to bring Frantz, a Williamsport, Pennsylvania native, onto the staff.

“We are very fortunate to have a coach like Frantz join our program,” said Stover. “His lengthy collegiate coaching experience will be valuable in many ways, including the development of our hitters and infielders”

“I’m excited to join the Bald Eagle coaching staff and looking forward to the upcoming season,” said Frantz. “This is a great opportunity and I’m looking forward to making an impact on a talented team.”

Frantz joins The Haven program with over 10 years of college coaching experience.

From 1999 to 2002 he was an assistant coach at Keystone Junior College. While there, he helped lead Keystone to three straight trips to the Region 19 Tournament. From 2002 to 2003, he served as an assistant coach at Division I Seton Hall University.

Frantz also spent time as the head coach at Lehigh Carbon Community College from 2007 to 2008 and he was the pitching coach on DeSales’ staff during the 2009 season.

In 2010, he rejoined the Keystone College staff and helped the team to a 30-9 record and guided the Giants to the Division III Tournament.

Under Frantz’s guidance a number of players have been selected in the MLB Draft.

Frantz’s collegiate playing career started at Keystone Junior College where he earned All-Region honors before joining the LHU program. He graduated from LHU in 1999 with a degree in Sports Administration.

Frantz currently resides in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania with his wife and family.