March 26, 2020
We recorded the conversation above on Thursday, March 26 with Chris Gordon, Assistant Baseball Coach at Duke University.
Coach Gordon’s bio on the Duke Athletics website describes his role, in which he “assists with the recruiting process and on-campus visits, facilitates the team’s statistics and analytics technology, and coordinates all Duke baseball camps.” Within a program at the forefront of college baseball in using the data and analytical tools in their player development and recruiting, Coach Gordon works closely with collecting, analyzing and leveraging this data in the team’s efforts – and offers incredible insights for young student-athletes.
The conversation covers some broad ground in the state of data and analytics in college baseball and softball – including how it is used in player development, how valuable it is in recruiting and assessing prospective student-athletes and how players can think about and use data in the development of their own game.
In addition to the full video above, below area few key takeaways for student-athletes and families.