Ricki’s Bio

I had no intention of knowing anything about college recruiting. I’m a lawyer by education and I wasn’t looking for a second career. But as fate would have it, the recruiting journeys of my two eldest children (Samantha-full ride Ohio State Softball, OSU Athletic Hall of Fame, Offensive Player of the Year NPF, now the Recruiting Coordinator for Texas Tech Softball, and Jack-drafted by the AZ Diamondbacks, athletic and academic scholarships to Univ of Oregon Baseball, AA Seattle Mariners, now the Recruiting Coordinator for Univ. of Oregon Baseball) took me smack into the middle of the whole process. I’ve now been involved in college recruiting in one form or another for 20 years and directly with baseball players for the last 16 years. This will be my sixth season with GBG.

What’s relevant to the GBG players about my experience is that it was not the journey of born superstars. My kids were not the typical kids to make it. What I learned is that you don’t have to be born to play college baseball…you have to be willing to develop into someone who’s qualified to play college baseball and then you have to be something special as a player, a student, AND a recruit. But if my kids can do it, there’s no reason you can’t and it’s certainly my expectation that if you’re with GBG, you’re willing to do all of the work! I look forward to your journey!!