Bulls/Sox Academy is excited to announce Scott Lawler as the Director of the White Sox Elite Baseball College Prep Program. Scott is currently the Head Baseball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director Scott-Lawlerat Benet Academy, in Lisle, Illinois . Lawler comes with 10 years of extensive NCAA D1 college coaching experience. As a former Associate Head Coach, Recruiting Coordinator at University of Notre Dame, University of Arkansas Little Rock, University of Evansville and Northern Illinois University, he has recruited 35 players who went on to play professional baseball and coached 52 players who have played professional baseball. Coach Scott is a former Associate Scout with Florida Marlins and is a proficient instructor and clinician in hitting, infield and pitching.

White Sox Elite Baseball College Prep Program

To educate and connect White Sox Elite travel baseball players and their parents to four year and two year colleges.  Parents and players will learn about the process of recruiting and what it takes to play at each level (D1, D2, D3, NAIA, and Junior colleges).  Once a player is evaluated, Coach Scott Lawler will help the parents and athletes market themselves to the appropriate colleges that will fit their athletic, educational, and financial needs.  This process will have progressive steps each year of high school and may vary for some athletes due in part to their current athletic abilities, talents and/or school choice.

What parents and athletes can expect to receive from Coach Lawler and the White Sox Elite Baseball College Baseball Prep Program throughout the travel baseball season:

1.    Two player evaluation days (Fall and early summer evaluation)

a.)    Two 60 yard dash times
b.)    Hitting evaluation
c.)    Pitching evaluation
d.)    Fielding evaluation
e.)    Strength and quickness evaluation
f.)    Academic evaluation
(All deficiencies and strengths will be recorded and given to each player and parent)
(Scott Lawler will make recommendations according to the evaluation, what colleges fit the athlete)
(Recommendations to the athletes to fix deficiencies through the Bull/Sox Academy to achieve goal or move up a level of college)

2.    Recruiting seminar nights for the athletes and parents

a.)    Information packets for each family to use as a guide
b.)    3 different seminars: 15U, 16U, and 17U
c.)    Teach parents how to make recruiting resumes and videos

3.    Private family meetings about the recruiting process

a.)    Meet with family and go over goals and how to achieve goals 
b.)    Answer any questions about the process
c.)    Go over evaluations and make recommendations
d.)    Go over cost of college and admissions process of schools
e.)    Pick schools for the families to market and try to connect with