2018 East Cobb Academic Showcase is June 27 - June 28 at the East Cobb Complex.
For a Registration Form Please email Showcase Director Jim Lovejoy at ECAShowcase@aol.com
Emory Coach Bobby Perez: “The East Cobb Academic Showcase is a great event we attend every year. It provides us an opportunity to see outstanding baseball players with outstanding grades. The number of student-athletes mixed with all the great colleges that attend is a win-win situation for both.”
Schools that have scouted East Cobb Academic Showcases in the past three years:
Centre, UAB, Wheaton, Bucknell, Amherst, Transylvania, Tufts, Mercer, Samford, Piedmont, Kennesaw State, Sewanee, Washington and Lee, Emory, Rhodes, Davidson, Maryville, Coast Guard, University of Texas-Dallas, Berry, Shorter, Millsaps, Franklin & Marshall, Dickinson, Point, Whitman, Covenant, Trevecca, Denison, Georgetown, NC Wesleyan, Birmingham Southern, LaGrange, Northwestern, Washington University, Tusculum, Young Harris, Wofford, Montevallo, Lee, Huntington, Hendrix, Savannah State, Georgia State and Harvard.
Coaches from Mercer, Davidson, Kennesaw State will be field coaches at this summer’s Showcase. We expect an additional 30-40 coaches to scout the Showcase.
Sponsored by the East Cobb Patriots and Opportunities for Kids, Inc.
Ages: 2019, 2020, 2021 Grads.
Dates: June 27, 2018 – June 28, 2018; Location: East Cobb Complex Field 3;
Check-in 3:00 PM on June 27; Cost: $250.
Day 1: Check-in, stretching, 60-yard time, throwing warm-up, infield and outfield evaluation, catching pop times, hitting. All pitchers, including secondary pitchers, may throw bullpens.
Day 2: Teams scrimmaging. Pitchers evaluated during scrimmage games. Players are guaranteed to play in their PRIMARY Position only during the game portion of the Showcase. The Showcase Coordinator will use secondary positions as needed. All Pitcher Onlys will have the opportunity to throw 2 innings.
Registration Information: You must have a 3.0 GPA or 85% overall grade or greater to register for the Showcase. The entry cost is only $250 payable to Opportunities For Kids. Participation is limited to the first 120 student athletes to register.