Scott Laverty has been Head Coach for the Baseball Team at Chapman University for the past six years. In addition to coaching at Chapman, he was previously the head coach at the University of Redlands for 18 seasons and assistant coach at the University of California, Riverside (1997-1999).
Within Lavery’s first year of coaching at Chapman, Scott led the Panthers to the SCIAC Tournament championship. He and his team also made it to the SCIAC Tournament four times and two of those appearing in the championship game. Since being Head Coach, he has led the Panthers to a .660 winning percentage and five consecutive winning seasons.
Adding to coach Lavery’s accolades, In 2017, Laverty won his 100th game as a Panther and 400th overall while guiding the Panthers to a second-place finish in the SCIAC and third SCIAC Tournament appearance in four years.
2aDays was able to connect with coach Laverty to discuss recruiting advice, when he looks at potential recruits, how you can get on his radar, why Chapman’s baseball program, academic assistance, social media, and the funniest way a high school athlete marketed themselves to him. Let’s listen to this great coach give great advice.
* Originally published on November 10, 2018, by Keri Caputo