(SIGNED IN FRANCE FOR 2020 SEASON) All-American RUN PRODUCER ++Athlete from California with Coaching Experience | Baseball Jobs Overseas

(SIGNED IN FRANCE FOR 2020 SEASON) All-American RUN PRODUCER ++Athlete from California with Coaching Experience

Name: Jimmy Hill

Height: 180cm

Weight: 86kg

DOB: November 28, 1995

Date Available: October 1, 2019

Bats: R

Throws: R

Positions: OF, C

Positions (alt): Coach, Utl, 1B, 2B, 3B

College: Loyola Marymount University

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At my core, I am a run producer, a versatile athlete, and a proven winner. I have led and won championships at every level I have played, from HS to Division 1. As a young JuCo prospect, I began tapping into my power. This newfound power parlayed with my already developed ability to barrel baseballs for high average and skill-set as a defensive standout sparked the beginning of a very fruitful college career. At Santa Barbara CC, I earned ABCA/Rawlings All-Region and All-American honors, All-State, and All-So Cal, as well as Western State Conference North Division Co-Player of the Year and 1st team All-Western State North Division selection as a Catcher. There I hit .372 and slugged .553 in regular-season play.

My JuCo performance earned me a Division 1 scholarship to Loyola Marymount, where I helped lead my school to their first conference title in 17 years. After an underwhelming start to my final season, I scorched through West Coast Conference play where I earned All-WCC honors as an Outfielder, and never slowed down until our historic season ended. During WCC conference play I led the team in OB% (.454), SLUG (.579), 2B (10) and was second on the team in RBIs, HRs, and SBs.

As a man and a coach, I am a lifelong learner, passionately curious and effective leader/communicator. I have an uncommon knack for taking complex movements and concepts and simplifying then relaying this information. I pride myself on my growing knowledge of the offensive side of the game and am excited for the opportunity to continue learning and growing this beautiful game worldwide.

Since graduating, I have been training with athletes from youth ball up to professional baseball and all levels in between, expanding my knowledge of the game and observing through a different lens- as a coach and instructor. While serving as an instructor, I have also been training aggressively for the last few months and am absolutely game ready.


Playing Experience

2013-2015 Santa Barbara CC Junior College Starting Catcher, Clean-Up Hitter (All-American)
2016 Terre Haute REX Prospect League (Summer Collegiate) Starting Utility, 3/4 Hitter
2015-2017 Loyola Marymount University NCAA D1 Starting Outfielder, Middle of the Order (All-conference)

Coaching Experience

2 years Private Hitting Instructor/Consultant Self Employed N/A Acted as a resource for aiding in the development and production of mechanics and mindset to succeed on the offensive side of the game
1 year 4th Grade Head Coach/Roving Hitting Instructor North County Mavericks Travel Baseball Create a challenging and engaging environment that prepares young players for success on aand off the field through organized practice and competitive tournament/exhibition play


College/Amateur Batting

2014 Santa Barbara 26 58 15 14 1 0 0 11 13 11 6 0 .241 .378 .259
2015 Santa Barbara 41 154 26 52 11 3 2 34 13 24 5 2 .338 .399 .487
2016 Loyola Marymount University 32 81 14 18 2 0 4 11 8 18 2 1 .222 .308 .395
2017 Loyola Marymount University 56 177 29 52 11 0 4 26 20 34 15 4 .294 .387 .435

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Brad Marcelino

Great Britain Baseball Coach

Jason Gill

University of Southern California Head Coach

Jimmy would be a great addition to any team. He is a talented player with a full skill set. He can hit for average and power and will steal bases. He worked as hard as any player I have ever coached and has a high baseball IQ. I would recommend Jimmy to any organization as a person and an athlete.

Spencer Erdman

San Jose State University Coach

Additional Info

Abilities summary: run producer. true pop to all fields. intelligent and aggressive baserunner. plus speed (6.6 60 time) strong leader and effective communicator. 90+ mph arm

Overseas goals: Extend my career a little longer before hanging them up, Experience new cultures and meet new people, Use my knowledge and experience to help grow the game globally, Gain coaching experience

Playing Preferences Europe (Summer), Canada (Summer), Australia (Winter), New Zealand (Winter), Latin America (Winter)

Living preferences: Living on my own, Living with teammates with my own private bedroom, Living with a host family

Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season

Prior engagements: no

Recent injuries/illnesses: no.

Traveling with a companion: No



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