Jimmy Clayton enters his second season as assistant coach for the Bulldogs. Clayton will work both sides of the game- offensively as primary Hitting Coach, and defensively with catchers and corner infielders. Clayton will take up position in the third base coaching box during games.
Clayton aided in an impressive 2012 campaign as the Bulldogs posted a team batting average of .315, leading the AMC in hits, doubles, and triples. The team finished second in the AMC in batting average, slugging percentage, RBIs, and runs scored.
Clayton earned a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Bradley University in 2009 where he was a member of the Braves baseball team. After transferring out of Southeast Missouri State his freshman year, Clayton played out his collegiate career at Bradley, earning a 2008 honorable-mentional all-Missouri Valley Conference award as a first baseman.
Clayton resides in Chatham, Ill. and is currently working on completing his master's degree in higher education from the University of Central Missouri.