Ages: All hitters who have not yet entered 9th grade (all levels, from beginner to experienced)
Where: Indoor baseball facility at Time Warner Field at the University of Dayton (located next to the Dayton Arena)
Coach Talarico’s Biography: Matt Talarico is in his second season with the Dayton Flyers and will be responsible for UD's offense, infield, and base running.
Talarico, a native of Fort Wayne, Ind., spent one year as an assistant at the University of Toledo, overseeing the outfielders as well as assisting with base running and bunting. He also served as the Rockets’ first-base coach, and coordinated UT’s baseball camps.
He came to Toledo in 2009 after two highly successful seasons as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Division III member Heidelberg in nearby Tiffin, Ohio. During the 2008 and 2009 seasons, the Student Princes posted a combined 78-19 record and advanced to the NCAA Tournament each season, winning both the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) regular season and tournament titles.
In Talarico’s 4 seasons as a collegiate coach he has helped guide 3 position players to sign professional contracts, 5 Division III All-Americans, 1 Division III Gold Glove winner, 2 players to First Team All Mid American Conference (MAC) honors, and a first team All Atlantic 10 (A10) shortstop.