LaDale Hayes Named Director of Baseball Operations
Former Alabama A&M Standout Joins Colonials Staff
Dec. 21, 2012
His primary responsibilities will include oversight of the team's student managers, team budget, practice management, travel and recruiting plans, staff activities, coordination of video services and assisting with camps, clinics and community initiatives.
Hayes played collegiately at Alabama A&M where he was a four-year starter in the outfield. The Stafford, Va., native hit .323 for his career with 34 doubles, 14 triples, 10 home runs, 91 RBIs and 39 stolen bases. A two-time First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference selection, Hayes led the NCAA in triples as a sophomore with nine. He was also a hard-throwing right-handed reliever at Alabama A&M.
Hayes graduated from Alabama A&M in 2010 with a degree in Agriculture Business Management before being drafted in the second round of the Frontier League Draft by the Evansville Otters as a pitcher.
He has spent the past two seasons playing professionally in Canada for the Ottawa Fat Cats of the Intercounty Baseball League. In 46 games across two seasons, Hayes has batted .301 with eight doubles, two home runs, 21 RBIs and 20 stolen bases.
Hayes has also worked as a Coordination and Project Supervisor with the Kane Company in Arlington, Va.