A native of Monmouth, T.J. Lindburg has been the Carl Sandburg College baseball coach since 2008. Prior to becoming head coach, Lindburg was an assistant coach for the Chargers for two seasons under former head coach Justin Inskeep. While a student at Monmouth High School, Lindburg earned all-conference honors all four years and was a three-time team MVP. He went on to play first base for Eastern Illinois for one year and then transferred to Parkland College. Lindburg graduated from Western Illinois University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Lindburg is also an associate scout for the Philadelphia Phillies and resides in Galesburg.