St George's School Athletics - Baseball

Baseball Coach Information

  • Head Coach

    Justin Sellar is entering his third season as Head Baseball Coach in 2021 after joining the St. George’s community in the fall of 2018. After graduating with a B.A. from Wheaton College (MA) in 2017, he completed his advanced degree, M.S. in Sports Management and Athletic Administration, from Southern New Hampshire University in 2020.

    Coach Sellar has an extensive background as a player. During his collegiate days, he spent two years at Eckerd College (FL) competing in the nationally regarded Sunshine State Conference as a catcher. After two years at Eckerd, Sellar transferred to Wheaton College (MA) and competed in two NCAA tournaments. In 2016, he played in 32 games boasting an average of .342, helped the Lyons to a 31-13 overall record, NEWMAC Tournament Championship, and #1 seed in the New England Regional. In 2017, Wheaton knocked off Shenandoah University 1-0 and advanced to the College World Series for the third time in program history.

    His young coaching career has already seen him serve in several roles across the Aquidneck Island community. In 2018, he was an Assistant Coach at Rogers High School in Newport, RI, responsible for the development of catchers. When he joined the SG community, his involvement and catching expertise continued on a part-time basis.

    Coach Sellar has served as the top assistant of the Newport County Senior American Legion Baseball team (2018, 2020), and as the Head Coach of the Junior American Legion team (2019) during recent summers. In the spring of 2021, Sellar joined the staff of Garciaparra Baseball Group (GBG) Northeast, where he serves as an instructor and assistant coach.

    In addition to his work with the baseball program, Sellar is an Associate Athletic Director and serves on the coaching staff of the football program.

  • Assistant Coach

    John Roeser teaches advanced economics and English and also coaches JV boys’ basketball and varsity baseball. Prior to his arrival at St. George’s, Roeser worked as a senior policy analyst at American International Group in New York’s financial district and as a private practice attorney for firms in New York and New Jersey. Roeser’s primary areas of legal practice included environmental, intellectual property, and banking law. Before law school, Roeser worked as a teacher at the The Pingry School in New Jersey, teaching Advanced Placement economics and government as well as coaching soccer, basketball, and baseball. Roeser holds bachelor’s degrees, cum laude, from Duke University in English and history and a juris doctor degree and master’s degree in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia.

  • Assistant Coach
    Anthony Franco joined St. George’s School in 2017 and brings with him counseling experience from both independent and public school systems. No stranger to Rhode Island, Franco graduated from Providence College where he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and then spent eight years working in California schools. Franco was a junior/senior dormitory head and head baseball coach at the Thacher School in Ojai; then an events coordinator and assistant football coach at Francis Parker School in San Diego. Most recently, Franco was a college counselor for the California Student Opportunity and Access Program, a state-funded, non-profit that works specifically with first-generation, college-bound students at local public high schools. He holds a master’s degree in higher education leadership from the University of San Diego. He coaches both baseball and football.