Owen Jones played D1 baseball from 2008-2012, and was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 19th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball June Amateur Draft. Currently a firefighter for the Seattle Fire Department, Owen provides his perspective on what it’s like to be recruited by D1 schools, and what are the most important considerations from a student-athlete’s point of view.

Written by msperry@onedegreebc.com

Chris Sperry is a baseball consultant who develops players and amateur coaches, assists professional scouts, and counsels families of prospective college-bound student-athletes. He holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration from the University of Portland, the same institution at which he served as head baseball coach for 18 years. His key interests are in player and personal development as they pertain to a life in and beyond sports.