Coach K will be entering his 5th spring with the Lions, after joining the staff in January of 2016. Chaves graduated from NEWMAC rival Babson College in 2012 with a degree in Business Management with a concentration in Finance and Economics.
After 4 seasons as pitching coach, Coach Chaves will be working with the outfield for the 2019-2020 season. He will also be assisting with many of the operations of the program.
Chaves played two seasons for the Beavers varsity team as a relief pitcher and then decided to organize, manage and play for Babson College's very successful club baseball program. His time there overlapped with Coach Vennochi as a player and a coach.
Since graduation Chaves has played and coaches for the Malden Maddogs in the Intercity League alongside Vennochi.
A native of Martha's Vineyard MA, Chaves currently works as a Financial Analyst at O'Reilly Media in Downtown Boston and lives in East Boston.