Ronnie Richardson, has an extensive background in baseball from high school, collegian to professional and he brings layers of knowledge to HCC’s Baseball Program. Additionally, he has the ability to build relationships with players and his vision of impacting our players is exciting. We are look forward to the product that he will put on the field.
Richardson played college baseball at the University of Central Florida where he posted a .305 batting average and a 0.480 obp. During his final season in 2012 Richardson had nine homeruns and twentry-four stolen bases. Thereafter, Richardson was drafted three times by major league teams. The first draft was in 2009 in the 11th round by the Minnesota Twins. The seconds draft was two years later in 2011 by the Chicago Cubs in the 31st round. Finally, his third major league draft was in 2012 making the 16th round by the San Diego Padres. Richardson played for the Padres organization until 2015.
After Richards professional playing career he continued his involvement as the professional level as a coach. He joined the Bativia Muckdogs, which is Miami Marlins minor league Short Season team in New York, as a defensive coach. While there he was selected to coach the 2018 New York-Penn League All-Star game in his first season.
Ronnie Richardson's Playing Career:
- 2010-2012, University of Central Florida- College
- 2012, Eugene Emeralds- Professional
- 2013, Eugene Emeralds & Lake Elsinore Storm- Professional
- 2014, Fort Wayne Tin Caps- Professional
- 2015, Evansville Otters and Grand Prairie of the American Association- Professional
- 2016, Joplin Blaster of the American Association- Professional