UGA baseball’s Stricklin hires assistant from Kent State

Georgia baseball coach Scott Stricklin has brought along one of his Kent State assistants.

The program announced on Tuesday the hiring of Scott Daeley as a Georgia assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He will serve as hitting coach, work with outfields and be third base coach.

Daeley, 36, was a hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at Kent State, where Stricklin was head coach the previous nine seasons. During Daeley’s time there, he helped develop 30 All-Mid-American Conference players, three MAC Players of the Year and six All-Americans.

Daeley played center field and batted leadoff at Wake Forest in 1998 and 1999, and his coaching career there with a two-year stint as a volunteer assistant from 200

Before working at Kent State, Daeley was a volunteer assistant at Wake Forest, his alma mater, for two years.

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