ESPNU & ESPN The Magazine has named USC associate head baseball coach Chad Holbrook the No. 10 recruiter in all of college sports. The list was put together in conjunction with three dozen experts who were asked the question: Who are the top 20 recruiters in college sports? Holbrook is the only baseball coach to make the list.
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1. Pat Henry, Texas A&M men’s and women’s cross-country, indoor and outdoor track
2. Anson Dorrance, UNC women’s soccer
3. Ed Orgeron, USC football assistant
4. Chris Dailey, UConn women’s hoops assistant
5. Missy Meharg, Maryland field hockey 6. Mike Krzyzewski, Duke men’s hoops
7. Russ Rose, PSU women’s volleyball
8. Burton Burns, Alabama football assistant
9. Jay Clark, Georgia women’s gymnastics
10. Chad Holbrook, South Carolina baseball assistant.
11. Dan Jordan, Alaska rifle
12. John Calipari, Kentucky men’s hoops
13. Mike McGraw, Oklahoma State men’s golf
14. Jovan Vavic, USC men’s and women’s water polo
15. Thad Matta, Ohio State men’s hoops
16. Kelly Inouye-Perez, UCLA softball
17. Mike LoPresti, Fairleigh Dickinson women’s bowling
18. Tosh Lupoi, Cal football assistan
19. Kelly Amonte Hiller, Northwestern women’s lacrosse
20. J Robinson, Minnesota wrestling
Holbrook is entering his third season as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator for the baseball program. Holbrook, serves as
hitting instructor, oversees the Gamecock offense, including base running and the short game and is the third base coach. He also works with the outfielders. Holbrook came to the Gamecock program in July of 2008 after serving 15 seasons as a member of the University of North Carolina coaching staff. Holbrook’s offensive prowess has made an immediate impact on the Gamecock baseball program in his first two seasons. His guidance was instrumental in helping Carolina win the 2010 national championship.