WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) Two seasons at UNCW wasn't enough for Robbie Monday. Three years removed from his playing days Monday has rejoined the Seahawks as an assistant coach.
"He was a leader in our program as a player. He showed up everyday ready to play. He has carried that same approach into the coaching profession" Said Seahawks head Coach Mark Scalf.
During his time at UNCW Monday lead the Seahawks in homeruns in each of his two season, and ranks 4th on the programs all-time homeruns list. Many of his 32 career homeruns where tape measure shots that are still talked about. "He likes to talk about the numbers and the homeruns that he hit. He had tremendous power and drove in a lot of runs for us" Said Mark Scalf.
Now as an assistant coach Monday hopes to bring more pop to the Seahawks bats. "I like to get out there and talk to those guys and try to show them how to get as much pop out of their swing as they can. And if they don't believe me I jump in the cage with them"
Its been three years since his playing days Monday, and now is a coach to former teammates. "The older guys are a bite harder to reach then the younger guys. But I just try to be myself."
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