The 2019 season marked Matt Karabin's first year as an assistant coach with The University of Scranton baseball team. He helped the Royals return to the Landmark Conference playoffs with a 17-22 (9-9 Landmark) record in his first season with the program.
Karabin enjoyed an outstanding career at nearby Misericordia University where he was a key member of the Cougars’ pitching staff, leading the team to three-straight Freedom Conference championships.
Karabin was a two-time First Team All-Freedom Conference selection and was named the Middle Atlantic Conference’s (MAC) Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. He was also named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Division III Academic All-District Team and was chose as Misericordia’s ECAC/Robbins Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Karabin, who graduated from Misericordia in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a certification in secondary education, currently teaches high school math at the Commonwealth Charter Academy. He also coaches for Baseball U PA and previously coached ninth grade baseball at Dallas High School.