Essay about Kevin Davidson : Professional Baseball

1562 Words Nov 30th, 2015 7 Pages
Kevin Davidson: From Professional Baseball to Coach, Mentor and Friend
Kevin Davidson’s playing days are behind him, but now he passes his knowledge on to the next generation. He is an assistant coach for the varsity baseball team at Orangewood Christian School, which is coached by Scott Hilinski. The two swap roles after the high school season. Davidson has coached in the Florida Collegiate Summer League (FCSL) the past seven seasons, including the past five as a head coach.

He became the first coach in the history of the Altamonte Springs Boom, in 2015, after winning back-to-back league championships, with the Winter Park Diamond Dawgs.
According to the FCSL, Davidson has posted a 133-80-2 (.623) overall record, including a 25-14-1 (.638) record in his first year with the Boom. The .638 winning percentage was the second highest in his five years, at the helm.

Brett Morales, from the University of Florida was named league CY Young winner. The Boom sent a league-high nine players to the Florida Collegiate Summer League South All-Star team. Tanner Stanley, from the University Richmond and Austin Glorious from Valdosta State signed professional contracts during the season.

“This is probably the deepest team I have ever had,” Davidson said. “With that being said, I have warned them that we will have a target on our backs because of the championships and we welcome that challenge.”

Davidson had nine players on the roster who have played in the league in prior seasons,…

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