Bradley LeCroy named top-10 assistant, lauded as 'recruiting phenomenon'

Former Clemson player's incoming 2013 recruiting class ranked No. 5 nationally

Clemson Baseball - Jack Leggett and Bradley LeCroy

Photo by Mark Crammer

Clemson Baseball - Jack Leggett and Bradley LeCroy

Clemson assistant head baseball coach and recruiting coordinator Bradley LeCroy was named one of the top 10 assistant coaches in the nation by Baseball America. LeCroy , who will enter his third season as a full-time assistant coach at Clemson in 2013, was listed No. 9 on the list.

"He's an outstanding recruiter – outstanding,” said National League Scouting Crosschecker. “He's got a lot of that Chad Holbrook in him. He's a tireless recruiter, and he's good at it, he's good at what he does. LeCroy is a recruiting phenomenon, which is going to get him to that next level.”

Late in 2012, Clemson’s recruiting class (2013 newcomers) was rated as high as #5 in the nation by Collegiate Baseball, thanks in large part to the recruiting efforts of LeCroy.

LeCroy’s first full-time assistant job came in 2006 at Western Carolina, where he spent two seasons. He then served as an assistant coach at Tennessee from 2008-10. LeCroy also served as Clemson’s volunteer assistant coach from 2003-05.

LeCroy earned four letters at Clemson from 1997-00. He was a valuable utility player who hit .266 in 173 career games and 395 at-bats. He was the everyday starting shortstop on the 1999 team that came one inning from advancing to the College World Series. He was the starting shortstop alongside future National Player-of-the-Year Khalil Greene, who was the starting third-baseman on that 1999 squad. LeCroy was also a member of Clemson’s 2000 College World Series team and a member of four NCAA Tournament teams as a Tiger.

© 2013 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • Discuss
  • Print

Comments » 2

TigerShore12 writes:

Played against Bradley in high school. He was a class act then and he seems to have used those skills to make Clemson Baseball a place that's attractive to top recruits. Glad he's on our side. Keep on keeping on Bradley.

NECBLfan writes:

I'm just hoping we can keep him around for a few more years before he inevitably gets a chance somewhere else.

Share your thoughts

Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them. You agree not to post comments that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be banned. Click here for our full user agreement.

Comments can be shared on Facebook and Yahoo!. Add both options by connecting your profiles.