Montgomery Catholic’s Brad Parker has been named 2014 All-Metro Baseball 1A-4A Coach of the Year by the Montgomery Advertiser.
Coach Parker, a graduate of the Montgomery Catholic Class of 2004, has been the Knight’s Varsity Baseball Coach for three years. With a career record of 47-42, Coach Parker’s Knights were 20-8 on the season and Area Champions for the second consecutive year.
He began his coaching career in 2006 and returned in 2010 as an Assistant Coach for the Varsity Knights and Head Coach of the J.V. team. Parker took over the Varsity program in 2011. He is a 2010 graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Kinesiology.
Looking forward to next season Parker said, “We have a lot to build on, our core team is strong, all of our pitchers will be back, we have good JV team members moving up and strong leadership from our seniors. Moving into a tougher area this year, I know we are up for the challenge.”
Also named to the All-Metro Baseball team was rising seniors pitcher Jake Hulcher and in-fielder Bryan Rodopoulos. Rising senior Reese Smith and Jared Steele were named as Honorable Mention.
Senior Softball players, pitcher Sydney O’Connor and in-fielder Kirstin Wood were named to the All-Metro 1A-4A Softball team and rising sophomore Ansley Taylor, senior Hadley Taylor and rising freshman Aleigha Walden were named as Honorable Mention.