COACHES

MICHAEL KEERAN

michaelk@lafayettebaseball.com

Field Manager

On October 19, 2020, Michael was name the Aviators field manager for the 2021 season. He has a history of championships in summer college baseball having won the 2019 Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League title while managing the Bancroft Bandits and also the 2018 Pioneer League title as manager of the Albert Lea Lakers.

Ten players off the 2019 championship team accepted professional contracts with five players from the 2018 team going pro including two players selected in the Major League Baseball Draft.

Keeran is currently the head coach at Bismarck (ND) State College. Prior to joining Bismarck State in January 2020, he was an assistant coach at Valley City (ND) State University.

As a player, Keeran was a 4-year starter for Waldorf University (NAIA) and a two-time all-conference selection.

Keeran received a Masters of Organizational Leadership (emphasis in Sports Management) from Waldorf University in 2019. He earned a BS in Elementary Education from Waldorf University in 2017.

KYLE FLOYD

Assistant Coach – Hitting

Floyd brings experience to the Aviators coaching staff as he is currently in his sixth year coaching at the college level. He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Lincoln Memorial University (NCAA D2) followed by three seasons at University of South Carolina (NCAA D1). Last year Floyd coached at Eastern Illinois University (NCAA D1) before moving to Kaskaskia Community College for the 2021 season. He played college ball at Kaskaskia before transferring to Lincoln Memorial for his junior and senior seasons.

BRYAN DELGADO

Assistant Coach – Pitching

Delgado is from New York, New York. He played at ASA College in Brooklyn for two years before transferring to Grambling State University (NCAA D1). Delgado was considered the ace of Grambling’s staff in 2019 and 2020 compiling a record of eight wins and six losses with a 3.58 earned run average. He was slated to pitch professionally for the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks of the American Association before the pandemic hit and cancelled the 2020 season.