9 Conference Championships

10 NCAA Tournament Appearances

2011 College World Series

Ryan Franczek
Ryan Franczek
Title: Hitting Coach

Ryan Franczek, a 2009 UMass Amherst graduate, is in his third season on Dan Gomez's baseball staff at Western New England University.

Franczek was a four-year starter at third base for the Minutemen, appearing in 164 games during his career. As a sophomore, he hit .307, had 27 runs batted in and scored 33 times to earn the E. Joseph Thompson Memorial Trophy as the team most valuable player.

In 2011, the Chicopee, Mass., native served as an assistant coach at UMass, working with hitters and infielders.