EA hires new coaches
Escambia Academy has hired new coaches for its baseball and softball programs.
Jeffrey D. Price Jr. is the new EA baseball coach, and Allie Park will be the new softball coach.
Price graduated from EA in 2009, and then played baseball as a pitcher at Faulkner State from 2010-12, and at the University of Mobile from 2012-14.
At Mobile, he was the team leader in the 2013 season, with an ERA of 1.98. He also led the team with a 2.21 ERA in the 2014 season. Price led the team with eight wins that season, as well.
He is ranked fifth all-time in school history for ERA, and was a member of the all-conference team.
Park is a 2005 graduate of Charles Henderson High School in Troy, and has six years of coaching experience. She previously coached at Pike Liberal Arts in Troy, from 2013-15, and also has coaching stints at Hooper Academy (2012-13) and Clayton High School in St. Louis, Mo. (2009-11).