Vipers Recruiting Blog

This blog contains multiple articles to help you learn the complex world of college baseball recruiting. You will find information on showcases, recruiting rules/guidelines, the importance of academics, advice for parents and lots more.  

You will also find interviews with Viper coaches and players along the way to learn how we support each other within the organization.

Enjoy and GO VIPERS!

Recruiting Blog Articles

Recruiting Dirtbags and Busriders with Coach Hamilton!

In our continuing efforts to learn about recruiting, we scored an interview with Kentucky Wesleyan Associate Head Baseball Coach Casey Hamilton.  Casey Hamilton joined the Kentucky Wesleyan College Athletic Department in the summer of 2016. A native of Ashland KY, Hamilton currently resides in Owensboro.

Thanks to Coach Hamilton!  Enjoy the interview.


Trent: Every level of college baseball has its own unique flavor and benefits. Can you tell us what makes D2 baseball special for you?

Player Interview: Nolan Pender Recruiting Process

Thanks to Nolan Pender for taking the time to answer questions about his recruiting process. Nolan has recently committed to Bellarmine University, they are getting a great player and a great young man.  Current prospects can learn from Nolan's interview about his journey toward a "great fit" commitment.

Trent: How did you establish initial contact with the school to which you committed?

Recruiting Lessons: Think Best FIT!

We are very excited to continue our series of interviews with professionals who are (or were) involved in college coaching and recruiting.  Our questions focus on areas that can help players (and parents) learn what is most important in finding the best fit for your college experience.  Thanks to Pat Rigsby for getting this great information for our players!

Pat Rigsby:  Can you share an example of something you have seen at a game (high school or Summer ball) that put a player ON your list who was not previously on your list?

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