Paul LaMarr was born and raised in Flushing, New York and attended the prestigious Stuyvesant High School in New York, NY. After graduating, he accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Division 1 Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. After two years as a member of the baseball team there, LaMarr transferred to Stony Brook University. While at Stony Brook, he was a part of the 2001 team that set a then school record for wins in a season, posting a 35-17 record in just the school’s second season competing at the division 1 level. He would go on to earn a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Statistics.
After graduating, LaMarr began his college coaching career at Concordia College in 2008, where he served as Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator. During his three year stint, LaMarr had three of his pitchers earn All-Conference honors and helped the Clippers reach the conference playoffs twice.
In 2011, LaMarr was hired by the College of Mount Saint Vincent to serve as Head Baseball Coach. In 2012, in his first game at the helm, his Dolphins pulled off a major upset, defeating the 3rd ranked team in the nation, Kean University. In his first season, LaMarr would go on to lead CMSV to the Skyline Conference playoffs. He would lead the Dolphins to a second playoff appearance in 2014. Under LaMarr’s watch, the Mount Saint Vincent baseball program was recognized with three All-Skyline Conference selections as well as seven Skyline Conference weekly awards. Off the field, LaMarr had 17 student-athletes named to the Skyline Conference Academic Honor Roll.
LaMarr also spent three seasons coaching in the Valley Baseball League, one of the top college summer leagues in the nation. In 2010, LaMarr served as the pitching coach for the Staunton Braves. That summer he mentored a pitching staff that would go on to produce … MLB draft picks. After the 2010 summer, LaMarr would be named manager for the 2011 season. He would go on two spend two seasons as manager, guiding the Braves to the playoffs in 2012. In his three seasons in Staunton, LaMarr coached 17 players that would move to play professional baseball.
LaMarr also spent eight years working for the New York Mets Academy, beginning in 2000 as a Junior Instructor and rising up to become a Site Director. The academy focused on teaching young players the proper fundamentals of the game, while giving the opportunity to meet and work with the New York Mets players and coaching staff.
LaMarr currently resides in Fulshear, TX with his wife, Venessa who is an Internal Medicine Physician in Katy. The couple has two children, Samantha, 3 and Matthew, 1.