Tom Walter

From BR Bullpen

Tom Walter is a college coach.

Walter was a four-year starter at Georgetown. He then spent two years as assistant general manager of the Greensboro Bats. While getting his MBA at George Washington, he was an assistant coach in 1994. He then spent eight years as George Washington's head coach, going 275-184 to set a school record for wins. He also was head coach of the 1997-1998 Cotuit Kettleers, managing Aaron Harang, Chris Capuano and Garrett Atkins.

Walter was head coach at the University of New Orleans for five years, going 153-147. He helped the team win the Sun Belt Conference tournament for the first time in 28 years when they did so in 2007. During his time at New Orleans, the team had to cope with moving to three temporary "home" sites following Hurricane Katrina.

In June 2009, Walter became head coach at Wake Forest University. Walter got national attention in February 2011, after donating a kidney to one of his team's players, Kevin Jordan.

Sources: Wake Forest bio, 2/9/11 edition of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mister Baseball