Matt LaMothe enters his first season taking on pitching and recruiting duties. LaMothe comes from Madison College (NJCAA-DII), located in Madison, Wis., and coached there for one season. He helped the WolfPack finish the season 35-22; sweeping the Regional Tournament and going to the NJCAA-DII World Series in Enid, Okla., where the WolfPack placed 5th.
Two years prior to Madison College, LaMothe was a graduate assistant and pitching coach at Central Methodist University where he graduated with his Masters of Education. In the 2015-16 season, the Eagles came off a 26-28 season before a change incurred. LaMothe assisted the Eagles to their two best seasons in program history, going 44-17 and 42-17 while gaining a bid to the Opening Round of the World Series in both seasons. His first season as a collegiate coach came in 2014 at Millikin University (DIII) located in Decatur, Illi. During the summer ball season, LaMothe coached for the Asheboro Copperheads of the Coastal Plains League in 2015 and 2016. He also coached for the Madison Mallards of the Northwoods League in 2017 and 2018, where he previously played summer ball during his collegiate career.
During his playing career, the Rochester, Mich., native attended Oakland University from 2008-10, before transfering to Georgia College from 2010-13. He is no stranger to the Peach Belt Conference, LaMothe played two seasons, being awarded 2nd-Team All-Conference Awards and 2013 PBC Tournament MVP as he pitched two of four complete games to help the Bobcats capture the tournament. He played one independent professional season for the Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League, where they won the 2013 Frontier League Championship.