Allen Names Charlie Tilson as Assistant Coach

EVANSTON, Ill. – Charlie Tilson has joined the Northwestern baseball coaching workers as an assistant coach, head coach Spencer Allen introduced this week.
A native of close by Wilmette, Ill., Tilson comes to Evanston soon after numerous stints with a handful of MLB organizations. He most not long ago was with the Pittsburgh Pirates on a slight league deal and spent time with the Chicago White Sox and St. Louis Cardinals as perfectly. 
“We are truly thrilled to have Charlie Tilson join our coaching workers below at Northwestern,” stated Allen. “His career speaks for alone, taking part in nine several years professionally and four of those several years in the huge leagues. What truly tends to make Charlie special is his humility and eagerness to find out. He is going to be a superstar in the coaching planet, and we are so happy he could join the Wildcat Baseball method!”
Tilson was initially selected by the Cardinals in the 2nd spherical of the 2011 MLB Draft soon after forgoing his offer you to enjoy collegiately at the College of Illinois. Five several years afterwards, he played with Triple-A Memphis for one hundred game titles, making a .282/.345/.407 slash line with four dwelling runs, 34 RBI’s, fifty three runs and fifteen stolen bases. 
Halfway by means of the 2016 period, Tilson was traded from the Cardinals to the White Sox. Just two times soon after signing up for the group, he designed his qualified debut and recorded his 1st main league strike. Tilson would go on to shell out 3 seasons with the Sox.
This will be Tilson’s 1st stint on the coaching side of the match. As a participant, he worked with some of the most progressive minds in qualified baseball these types of as White Sox Standard Manager Rick Hahn. He joins a coaching workers with shut to a put together 3 a long time really worth of working experience.

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