Michael Saunches – Sophomore

Coaching Experience – Baseball:

    • Normal West Freshman Baseball – 2010
    • Normal West Sophomore Baseball –

Playing Experience:

    • 4 years Varsity at Argenta-Oreana High School
    • 3 years starter at Illinois State University
    • 2 years professional baseball – one with New York Yankees organization and one with Kansas City Royals organization

Accomplishments:

    • 1999 USA Today High School All American
    • 1999 Drafted in 34th round by San Diego Padres
    • 2001 American Baseball Coaches Association 3rd team All American

Favorite Baseball Moment:

    • My first professional home run as a member of the Gulf Coast Yankees.

Professionally/Personally:

    • Married to wife, Elizabeth, and three kids, Scarlett, Kendall, and Liam
    • Social Studies teacher in Unit 5