Kevin Loftus, a 1993 graduate of UMass-Lowell, is in his 20th year of his second tour of duty as a Bentley assistant, and his 24th season overall with the Falcon baseball program.
A former All-America outfielder at UMass-Lowell, the Woburn native is also an associate athletics director at Bentley, with his duties including handling all the financials for the athletics department, including financial aid.
Loftus, 49, has been affiliated with Bentley since September 1994 when he was hired by Bob DeFelice as an assistant coach, a position he held until February 1999. He resumed assisting Coach DeFelice in baseball in 2001.
Loftus rejoined the athletic department in July 2000 after four and a half years in the college’s systems and networks department. He served as a network technician from Feb. 1996 until June 1999, when he was promoted to network analyst.
A third-team Division II All-America and the New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Year in 1993, Loftus hit .366 during his two years at UMass-Lowell, helping the Chiefs to a pair of ECAC Division II tournaments and a composite 47-28-1 record. Following his college career, Loftus played a year with the Nashua Hawks of the Independent League in 1995. He finished the year with a .348 average, second best in the league.
In Nov. 2013, Loftus was inducted into the Intercity League Hall of Fame.
The recipient of a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Loftus earned his MBA from Bentley in 2009, with a concentration in Management. He lives in Waltham with his wife Carol Ann and their sons Dylan (10) and T.J. (8)
Loftus primarily works with the outfielders and hitters. Responsibilities include recruiting coordination, travel logistics for the multiple Florida trips each season, and coordination of the annual alumni golf tournament and other related activities throughout the year.