In Pursuit of Excellence!
Coach Eric Cyr has more than 28 years of coaching experience, including head and assistant coaching positions with Methuen High School (1997-2005, 2011), Merrimack College (2005-2009), Methuen Legion Post 122 (2001 - 2005, 2011), Central Catholic High School (1994-1996). During those years he and his teams have earned; MVC 1 Conference Champion, Methuen High School (2003, 2004) / MVC 1 Coach of the Year, Methuen High School (2003), / Lawrence Invitational Tournament Champion, Methuen High School (2001, 2003, 2014) / Melrose Invitational Tournament Champion, Methuen High School (1999) / MVC 1 Conference Champion, Central Catholic, assistant / pitching coach, (1995, 1996) / and MIAA North Sectional Champion, Division 1, Central Catholic HS, assistant / pitching coach (1996), and several state tournament appearances including Methuen High School's first North sectional semi final appearance (the deepest MHS baseball has gone in its' history).
Prior to coaching, Coach Cyr pitched for the Nashua Hawks of the North Atlantic Independent Baseball League, where he set the league record for the most strikeouts in a game (17). From 1996 to 1999, Coach Cyr functioned as Owner / Head Coach / Player for the semi-professional Methuen Giants, Stan Musial League. From 2000 to 2006, Coach Cyr served as Player / Coach of the semi-pro Lowell Braves, Inter-City League, and continued to pitch until the age of 36. During his 18 years as a player / coach, Coach Cyr’s teams made 3 National Championship appearances, won 3 Regional Championship titles, 4 State Championship titles and 5 League Championship titles. As a college pitcher, Cyr had his best year in 1993 as a UMASS Lowell River Hawk, going 6W – 1L, 2 saves, 2.75 era. He was awarded All American (honorable mention), 1st team - All New England, 1st team - All Conference; New England Collegiate Conference, 1st team All Confrence / All Star; Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference. Coach Cyr went 11W – 1L, 3 saves his junior and senior years combined.
Coach Cyr currently works as a Behavior Management Specialist at the Gerard A.Guilmette Middle School, Lawrence, MA. He has his Master’s Degree in Education Counseling from Rivier College, Nashua, NH, his Bachelor of Science Degree on Psychology from UMASS Lowell, and an Associates Degree in Business Administration. He currently resides in North Andover, M
Chris Cyr is the Freshman Coach for the Methuen Rangers. As a Methuen Junior Legion Coach, he is part of the staff that won two State Championships. Coach Cyr has been working with Methuen youth for over 15 years as part of Methuen Youth Baseball . Under his guidance, our Methuen youth have been given access to a growing list of baseball opportunities. A 17/18 year old league was formed to ensure opportunities throughout high school and fall and winter programs were created to ensure that those with a love of the game can build their skills throughout the year. As President of Methuen West Baseball, Coach Cyr played a critical role in the merger with Methuen East Little League to begin a new era of baseball in the city in addition to buildout of facilities throughout the city.
Coach Cyr has coached multiple teams in our in-town system as well as in the North Suburban PONY League and has served as Junior Legion Coach for the last 8 years.
Coach Cyr graduated from Merrimack College in 1984 and served as the Vice President and General Manager of Comverse Americas Service in high tech prior to his current position of teaching English at Greater Lawrence Technical School.
Junior Varsity Coach
Eddie Araujo has been coaching at Methuen High School for the last three years as a volunteer. He graduated from Methuen High School in 2006 and was a three sport athlete playing baseball, basketball, and football for the Rangers. On the diamond, Eddie was an MVC All-Conference player his junior and senior year and captain his senior year. He also played semi-professional for Rockingham Red Storm in 2006. He traveled to Arizona to play Junior College ball in Scottsdale. Eddie graduated from University of Massachusetts Boston with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise & Health science. He is currently working at Methuen High School.