Eric Osborn joined the Valparaiso University baseball staff in July, 2008 as an assistant coach.
Osborn arrives at Valpo after serving as an assistant coach of Indiana Tech in 2008, where he handled infield duties as well as base running and bunting for the Warriors. The team’s first base coach, he also aided in recruiting as well as served as the program’s camp coordinator.
Osborn spent the fall of 2007 as an undergraduate assistant at Purdue University, assisting with the day-to-day operations of the baseball program. With the Boilermakers, he worked with the infielders, base runners, and hitters.
He was a four-year starter at second base for Purdue during his playing days, and was twice an Academic All-Big Ten selection. Osborn was a .280 career hitter for the Boilermakers, driving home 96 runs over four seasons.
Osborn is a 2007 graduate from Purdue, earning his bachelor’s degree in management.