Lane Potter serves as the Hitting Coach and Recruiting Coordinator for the Generals baseball program. He returned to his Alma Mater to join Jason Rathbun and the Generals staff in the spring of 2016.
Potter is a 2010 graduate from Herkimer. During his 3 years, the Generals reached the Regional Championship game each year. In 2010, Potter helped the Generals win the Regional Championship and advanced to the World Series in Tyler, Texas. During that season, Potter hit .387 with 3 homeruns, 7 doubles and 1 triple during his sophomore season when the Generals who finished 3rd in the nation. After Herkimer, Potter received a scholarship to Brescia University and was a 2 year captain. He finished his junior season leading the team in Home Runs and RBI's.
Potter began his coaching career at SUNY Oneonta in 2014. Over the next 3 seasons Potter served as infield coach and hitting coach for the Red Dragons in the SUNYAC conference. During the summer of 2014 and 2015, Potter was an assistant coach for the Oneonta Outlaws of the NYCBL. During his time with the Outlaws, Oneonta won the Eastern Division title both seasons.
During Potter’s coaching career, he has coached nine players that have went on to the professional ranks. Those include Ramon Osuna, Taylor Hicks, Brandon Agar, Mike Bunal, Steve Ascher, Trevor Putzig, Adam Scott, Ethan Evanko, Griffin Barnes and Patrick Dorrian.
Potter, an Oneonta native, holds an Associate’s degree from Herkimer in Liberal Arts and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brescia University.