Ben Porter has been named new varsity baseball coach at Ben Lippen School.
Porter, a former SCISA baseball coach of the year, played college baseball at The Citadel. He served as the assistant baseball coach at Ben Lippen last season and replaces Brent Walsh.
Before coming to Ben Lippen in 2010, Porter was the athletic director, and head varsity baseball and football coach at Richard Winn Academy in Winnsboro.
In addition to being a SCISA baseball coach of the year at Richard Winn Academy during his six years there, Porter was named region baseball coach of the year four times, and won a state baseball championship in 2007. He also added region coach of the year in football to his honors while at Richard Winn.
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Porter was a coach and teacher at Calhoun Academy in St. Matthews, S.C. for two years before coming to Richard Winn.
At Ben Lippen, Porter will also serve as a strength and conditioning coach, as well as a house parent, overseeing 14 international students.