Taylor clemmons - 17u north head coach

Coach Taylor Clemmons will be entering his first season coaching the East Coast Sox. Coach Clemmons has been a former Sox alumni before going off to play his collegiate baseball for West Alabama.  As a player, Clemmons played hard and was focused every day.  We are excited to see his playing personality transition into coaching this summer.  Last summer Taylor spent his time working for Perfect Game, the world's largest nationally known baseball recruiting and tournament entity.

2020: Named to Gulf South Conference Spring All-Academic Team and GSC Honor Roll ... Played in and started all 20 games in pandemic-shortened season of 20 games ... Started all 20 games at first base ... Batted .264 with three doubles, a triple and 10 runs batted in ... Handled 134 total fielding chances with no errors ... .689 OPS ... Hit .294 in nine GSC games with two doubles and six RBI ... Batted .295 in 10 road games with two doubles, a triple and seven RBI ... Hit .200 in nine home games with a double and three RBI ... Batted .364 against left-handed pitching, .220 versus righties ... .333 hitters with runners on base and when leading off an inning ... Batted .535 with opportunity to advance runners, .600 with a runner on third and less than two outs, 310 with two outs and .381 with runners in scoring position ... Led team with six multiple-hit games and tied for team lead with three multiple-RBI games ... Longest hitting streak was five games ... Longest reached base streak was five games.

2019: Played in and started 42 games ... Started 27 games at first base and 15 at third base ... Batted .304 with 10 doubles, a triple and three home runs ... Drove in a team-leading 38 runs ... .877 OPS ... Led team by drawing 25 walks ... Had a team-best four sacrifice flies ... Put together a .979 fielding percentage, making just five errors in 237 total chances ... Batted .320 against GSC opponents with eight of his 10 doubles coming against the league ... Batted .324 against right-handers and .256 against lefties ... Batted .339 with runners in scoring position and .600 with runners on third base and less than two outs ... Had a team-leading 18 two-out RBI ... Had 12 multiple-hit games and 10 multiple-RBI games ... Longest hitting streak was 10 games ... Carries two-game hitting streak into 2020 season ... Longest reached-base streak was 19 games ... Carries an eight-game reached base streak into the 2020 season.

Junior College: Played at Marion Military Institute ... All-conference performer in 2018 ... NJCAA All-Academic honor for grade point average over 3.5 ... Played in 76 games at MMI, batting .345 with 19 doubles, five home runs, and 56 runs batted in ... Batted .377 as a sophomore with three homers and 39 RBI.

High School: Played at Tuscaloosa County (Ala.) High School ... Also played American Legion baseball in Tuscaloosa.

Personal: Taylor Clemmons ... Born March 6, 1998 ... Son of Amy and Shane Clemmons ... Has one brother, Cooper (13) ... Graduated in December 2020 with a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science.