Former Liberty catcher Payton Scarbrough joined the Flames coaching staff in July of 2018. Scarborough works with the team's catchers and hitters and is responsible for field maintenance and camps.
In two seasons at Liberty, Scarbrough played in 79 games, posting a .261 batting average with eight home runs, 33 RBI and 43 runs scored. The catcher threw out 39 percent of the runners trying to steal during his Flames career. In addition, Scarbrough earned inclusion on the Big South Presidential Honor Roll in each of his two years for his efforts in the classroom.
Before transferring to Liberty, he hit .383 with 39 RBI and 42 runs scored in 46 games at Eastern Oklahoma State in 2015.
Scarbrough graduated from Liberty with a degree in criminal justice in 2017 and is currently, working on his master's degree in Christian Ministry. A newlywed, Scarbrough and his wife Danielle, a Liberty student, married this past summer.