A 1990 graduate of Princeton University, Matt Noone is entering his 15th season as head coach of Babson's baseball program in 2016. In his first 14 years at the helm, Noone has led to the Beavers to a record of 306-237-2 (.565) and four postseason appearances, including a NEWMAC Championship and the program's first NCAA Tournament berth in 2004, and another conference title and NCAA bid in 2009. He was selected as the NEWMAC Coach of the Year following the 2004 season.
The winningest coach in program history, Noone has led the Green and White to 13 winning seasons and 22 or more wins on nine ocassions. He guided the Beavers to a school-record-tying 26 victories in 2008 and guided the program to its first NCAA Tournament win in 2009. Noone led Babson to 25 wins in 2011 and helped the 2016 squad record 24 victories while earning a spot in the NEWMAC championship series.
Prior to his arrival at Babson, Noone spent 12 seasons as the pitching coach at Northeastern University, where the Huskies twice captured America East titles and appeared in the NCAA Tournament regionals. Under Noone, the Huskies' pitching staff was consistently recognized as one of the finest in New England. Noone's 1999 pitching staff led America East and the ECAC Northeast Division in ERA and fewest walks per nine innings pitched.
Coach Noone has also spent time in the prestigious Cape Cod League as a pitching coach for the Bourne Braves from 1995 to 1996 and the Hyannis Mets in 1999. Most recently, he served as the head coach of the Bourne Braves.
As a player, Noone was a captain and a four-year letter winner as a pitcher and outfielder for Princeton University. He was a two-time First Team All-Ivy selection and a Northeast Regional First Team All-Star for the Tigers.
In addition to his coaching duties, Noone served as teacher and chairman of the history department at his alma mater, St. Sebastian's School in Needham, Mass. He earned his master's degree in education from Boston College. Noone currently resides with his family in Needham, Massachusetts.
|2003||19-18||10-2||ECAC Tournament, NEWMAC Tournament|
|2004||24-19||8-4||NCAA Tournament, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|
|2005||22-19||8-4||ECAC Tournament Finalist, NEWMAC Tournament|
|2007||25-14||6-6||NEWMAC Tournament Finalist|
|2009||23-20||6-6||NCAA Tournament - New England Regional, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|
|2012||22-19||10-8||NEWMAC Tournament Finalist|
|2016||24-16-1||10-7||NEWMAC Tournament Finalist|
|2017||29-15||12-5||NCAA Tournament New England Regional Finalist, NEWMAC Tournament Champions|