Ryan Orr joined the Kalamazoo College coaching staff as pitching coach in August of 2018.
Orr graduated from Kalamazoo College in June of 2018 with a degree in business and a focus on marketing. He was a four-year starter for the Hornets and earned numerous accolades while breaking many school records. Orr was a two-time captain and member of the winningest four-year class in program history while helping lead the team to its first-ever regional appearance.
Orr earned All-MIAA honors all four years and was named MIAA Co-Pitcher of the Year and All-American Utility Player (RHP/2B) in 2017. He threw two no-hitters and was honored five times as MIAA Player of the Week and once as National Pitcher of the Week (2018). Orr holds Kalamazoo College career records for ERA (2.28), wins (30), innings pitched (288.2), strikeouts (267), complete games (21), shutouts (5), and saves (9).
Orr was a two-time Northwoods League All-Star (2015 & 2016) and helped lead the Kenosha Kingfish to the franchise’s first NWL championship in 2015. He played in the Cape Cod League in 2017.
Orr signed his first pro contract in June of 2018 to play for the River City Rascals of the Frontier League.
A native of DeWitt, Mich. (Bath High School), Orr was a three-time All-State pitcher and 2014 Prep Baseball Report Player of the Year for the state of Michigan. He holds Michigan High School Athletic Association records for consecutive no-hitters (3), perfect games in a season (3), ERA in a season (0.09), and career ERA (0.24).
Orr began his coaching career as an assistant with the Capital City Kings 16U team in 2017.