Esix Snead, Head Coach, Outfield and Hitting
Esix Snead (born June 7, 1976 in Fort Myers, Florida) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder for the New York Mets (2002, 2004). Snead attended the University of Central Florida, playing both baseball and football, and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 18th round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft. Snead was known for his speed, with 507 stolen bases in only 9 minor league seasons. He was called up to the majors and made his major league debut on September 3. On September 21, against the Montreal Expos, he got his first major league hit, a single, and also ended the game with a three-run walk-off home run. Since his playing days Snead has been an assistant coach at Gainesville High School and running the Naturals in Gainesville.
Lance Larimer, Infield and Hitting
Lance Larimer was born in Gainesville, Florida. He played at Gainesville High School before playing 3 seasons at St. Thomas University (Miami, FL). At STU Lance was a first team All Sun Conference second baseman in 2010 when he batted .352 and lead the nation in at-bats on the season as the Bobcats leadoff hitter (Career Stats). Coach Larimer has coached at Gainesville High School and is currently an assistant coach at Santa Fe College.
Andy Mauldin, Pitching
Andrew Powell Mauldin was born on December 4, 1986, in Gainesville, Florida. 2008 Was named Second Team All-Atlantic Sun Conference... Tied for the conference lead in victories with 7... Finished fourth in the conference in earned run average at 3.61... Was 10th in opponents batting average at .270... Third on the team in appearances with 24... Tied for second on team in appearances... Tied for team lead with 2 complete games. Andy is now living and Gainesville and working as the Naturals pitching coach.