Kevin Gately enters his third season as an assistant baseball coach at Holy Cross for the 2009-2010 season. Gately comes to Holy Cross after serving eight seasons as the primary infield and outfield coach, hitting coach and assistant recruiting coordinator at Northeastern. In his first year as assistant coach, the team won the America East conference and went on to play in the NCAA Regionals against Stanford. Gately was also a member of the Lightning Baseball of New England coaching staff for three seasons. In his tenure there he was head coach of the 14-year-old team and an assistant coach with the 12 and 15-year-old teams.
Gately was the starting shortstop for Northeastern from 1991-1994. During those years, the team set the record of most wins by the program twice, 35 in 1991 and 35 in 1994. Gately captained the 1994 team that won the America East conference, earning a bid to the program's first NCAA regional tournament since the 1960's.
Currently, Gately works full-time as the Registrar at Rivier College in Nashua, N.H. From 2006-2009 he was the Registrar at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, Mass. Gately earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Northeastern in 1995 and his MBA at Rivier College in 2006. He resides in Lowell with his wife Renee and two daughters, Julia and Amanda.