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Lars Davis Leaving

Discussion in 'Diamond Gators' started by gatorfan5220, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. KendallGator922

    KendallGator922 GC Hall of Fame

    Mar 27, 2015
    Collège baseball seems to be the only place where hired and volunteer are acceptable in the same sentence.
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  2. MatsideObserver

    MatsideObserver GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 24, 2008
    And when a paid assistant leaves his job to take a role as a volunteer assistant, it seems clear the term "volunteer" is a misnomer.
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  3. DoubleDown11

    DoubleDown11 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 12, 2007
    It wasn't that long ago that the pay gap in baseball was so stark that guys left head coach jobs at smaller schools to become UF assistants.
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  4. gtj31

    gtj31 GC Hall of Fame

    FAU’s pitching stats aren’t great in 2021 or 2019. Anyone have thoughts on this guy?
  5. 74nole

    74nole GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 9, 2007
    Marianna, Fl
    NEVER heard of him…;)
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  6. GatorStu1

    GatorStu1 Senior

    May 9, 2015

    There is an article on the front page of Gator Country by Ethan Hughes that does a pretty good job of describing Kopp's attributes. He was a three year starter at Clemson when Sully was their Pitching Coach, was on good Tiger teams (one was #1 seed heading to Omaha). Made it to Triple A, but not the Bigs.

    It also talks about his Coaching background also. FWIIW.
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  7. gator1977

    gator1977 All American

    Apr 15, 2019
    So I thought Sully worked with the pitchers and Gators were more in need of a hitting coach. It just gets more and more peculiar in Gators baseball. Some have suggested that Gators' pitchers have gotten very little coaching instruction in last few years- I've heard the same.... so where does that leave us? Never heard of this hire from FAU but wish him all good luck. Sully's Clemson buddy ... so whatever.
  8. gtj31

    gtj31 GC Hall of Fame

    Jeroloman was hired last year as the hitting coach.
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  9. dadx4

    dadx4 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Gainesville, Fl
  10. dadx4

    dadx4 GC Hall of Fame

    Apr 3, 2007
    Gainesville, Fl
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  11. Matherly87

    Matherly87 GC Hall of Fame

    Oct 3, 2016
    Ocala, FL
    If Caddyshack is your answer for a hitting coach then here is Kris Armstrong turning on one...

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