Assistant Assistant Coach Coach Mark Mark Leavitt Leavitt
40 Second Season Recruiting Coordinator Hitting Instructor Princeton, 1988 Mark Leavitt begins his second season as an assistant coach at Stetson. He is the recruiting coordinator for the program. Leavitt also coaches the hitters and inﬁelders, and then makes the move to the 3rd base coaching box during games. Leavitt comes to the Hatters from Salisbury, Connecticut where he spent three years as the head baseball coach and associate director of admissions and ﬁnancial aid for the Salisbury Prep School. In his ﬁrst year, Leavitt led Salisbury to a perfect 20-0 record and a Western New England Prep School League Championship. Two of his players were drafted by major league baseball. In 2008 Anthony Hewitt was selected in the ﬁrst round by the Philadelphia Phillies (24th overall). Chris Dwyer was picked in the 36th round by the New York Yankees, and then again in 2009 when he was selected in the 4th round by the Kansas City Royals. Leavitt graduated from Princeton University in 1988 after four years as a starter on the baseball team. He began his coaching
career the following season as the head junior varsity coach and as an assistant with the Princeton varsity. Leavitt went on to work as an assistant coach at George Washington, Princeton (2nd time), James Madison, and George Mason. As a college coach Leavitt recruited, signed, and coached over 40 players that went on to sign professional contracts and 17 players that went on to play in the major leagues. Shifting gears professionally, Leavitt next took a position as an area scouting supervisor with the Montreal Expos (1997-2001). In 2001 he began a six-year stint with the Seattle Mariners scouting department as territorial supervisor, and then as a regional coordinator. Some of Leavitt’s additional coaching experience includes time as a Doyle Baseball School instructor, head coach of the Vienna Mavericks (Clark Grifﬁth Collegiate Baseball League), head coach of the New Market Rebels (Valley Baseball League), assistant coach of the Chatham A’s (Cape Cod League), head coach of the Harwich Mariners (Cape Cod League), and in the summer of 2009 as head coach of the Clermont Mavericks (Florida Collegiate Summer League). Leavitt is married to the former Christina Spada who graduated from UCF in 1988. The couple has two sons, Scott (age 9) and Ryan (age 7).
Leavitt with his wife Christina and their two sons Scott (9) and Ryan (7).
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