Austin Nelson

St Louis Prospects Baseball | Austin Nelson




Austin attended Francis Howell High School (class of 2015), and played his summer baseball for the St. Louis Prospects organization. Following his high school baseball, Austin attended Southwestern Illinois College and Robert Morris University in Chicago (one season at SWIC, three seasons at RMU). Austin was the starting catcher for Robert Morris both his Sophomore and Senior seasons, as well as the starting third baseman his Junior year. It was at Robert Morris where Austin had the opportunity to play in two consecutive conference championships in 2018 and 2019.

Austin received his Bachelors degree in Professional Studies with a concentration in Allied Health in 2019. Austin was the Assistant Coach of the Joliet Generals in the Chicago Land Collegiate summer league before returning to St. Louis and joining the Prospects as a full time coach and instructor. He has been with our organization as a member of our coaching staff for 3 years.