Gordon Eck joined the staff as an assistant coach in 2009. A 2004 graduate of Franklin and Marshall College with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Eck works with hitters and in the bullpen.
A four-year starter for the Diplomats, Eck played first base, left field and pitched during his career. He finished with a career .317 average in 375 at-bats, with 24 doubles, and 75 RBI (9th All-Time). A spot-starter and reliever, he appeared in 21 games with 13 starts compiling an 8-6 record with three complete games. His career ERA of 3.97 was aided by a 3.2 KK/BB ratio including his junior season in 2003 when he struck out 30 and walked none in 31.1 innings.
In the field, Eck finished with a .984 fielding percentage in 623 total chances and holds the record for a single season at 1.000 in 121 chances in 2003. He notched career bests in batting average (.352) and RBIs (39), which is 5th best all-time in a season while playing left field for the 2002 team - a squad that holds the program record for most wins (31) in team history. Eck is in the top-10 of the all-time record book RBIs, sacrifice flies, and sacrifice bunts.
Eck teaches Social Studies at Penn Manor High School and also serves as the Offensive Coordinator on the high school’s football team. He resides in Lancaster.