Mike McRae | Head Coach | Baseball | Canisius College

Describe the qualities that your program is looking for in a potential student-athlete?

  • HARD WORKING
  • POSSESSING STRONG CHARACTER WITH THE NECESSARY SKILL SET
  • HIGHLY COACHABLE

 

Could you give us an example of a current or former player who exceeded your expectations, highlighting the reasons that player excelled?

* RECRUITED WALK-ON WHO COULD NOT PLAY AS A FRESHMEN; MANY THOUGHT HE WOULD LEAVE THE PROGRAM FOR A D2 OR D3 SCHOOL; EVENTUALLY EVOLVED INTO STARTING SHORTSTOP ON AN NCAA TEAM.  HE WORKED EXTREMELY HARD, WAS SELF-MOTIVATED, AND PLAYED WITH A CHIP ON HIS SHOULDER.