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Matt McCue to Join Baseball Coaching Staff

Matt McCue, a Radford, Virginia native, begins his first year as an assistant baseball coach with the Royals. His primary duties consist of working defensively with the outfielders, recruitment of outfielders and will either coach first or third base.

Prior to being named as an assistant baseball coach at Ecclesia College, McCue served as an assistant baseball coach during the 2016 and 2017 seasons at New River Community College in Dublin, Virginia. Coach McCue assisted the head coach with formal duties, worked defensively with the outfielders and served as the hitting coach, third base coach and recruiting coordinator. During his two year tenure at New River Community College, McCue helped guide the Muskies to their first ever conference tournament appearance in program history, a school record for single season wins and raised the team’s batting average from .218 to .270.

During the summer of 2017, McCue served as an assistant baseball coach for the Cobras of the Show Me Collegiate Baseball League based out of Ozark, Missouri. His primary duties included hitting coach and third base coach.

After a successful high school playing career, McCue attended New River Community College where he was a two year starting outfielder and relief pitcher. From NRCC, he signed a National Letter of Intent with NCAA DII Saint Andrews University in Laurinberg, North Carolina where he hit .309 his junior season and .366 his senior year that garnered him All-Appalachian Athletic Conference honors as an outfielder.

After his collegiate career, McCue played two years professionally. He signed a professional contract for the 2013 season with the Raton Osos of the Pecos League of Professional Baseball. In 2014, he signed with the Shovel City Crawlers of the Independent Baseball League.

McCue graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in History and is currently working towards a Masters in Christian Leadership. He has been married for two years to his wife, Kelsey.

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