Bryan Prince

Bryan Prince

West Coast Director of Advising

Bryan attended Lakeview Fort Oglethorpe High School in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. During his baseball career at L.F.O. he lettered four times for the varsity baseball team, was an All-Tri-State selection for the Chattanooga Times newspaper, selected All-North Georgia in each of his four seasons, played for the North Georgia All-Star Team, rated the No. 48 high school prospect by Baseball America in January 1997, a Superteam selection by the Chattanooga Free Press....Set the career and single season home run records at his school....Hit .553 with 16 home runs and 42 RBI during his senior season, and had his number retired at L.F.O. High School.

One of the most popular players in Georgia Tech baseball history, Prince was a four-year letterwinner for head coach Danny Hall from 1998-2001. The Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., native helped Georgia Tech win the 2000 ACC regular season and tournament championships, as well as the NCAA Atlanta Regional Title. A four-year starter behind the plate, Prince’s name can be found throughout the Yellow Jackets’ record book. He finished his career in 2001 ranked seventh in school history in hits (278), fifth in RBIs (216), eighth in at bats (788), ninth in doubles (53) and 16th in total bases (403). He also ranked 17th in ACC history in career RBIs after his time at Tech. Prince was a first-team All-ACC selection in 2000 and 2001, joining Jason Varitek as the only catchers in Georgia Tech history to earn first-team All-ACC honors in consecutive seasons. He was named MVP of the 2000 NCAA Atlanta Regional and elected as Tech’s team MVP following that season. He was a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench Award as the nation’s top catcher in both 2000 and 2001. Prince posted a career batting average of .353, and still ranks among Tech’s all-time top 20 in batting. He hit .387 with 77 RBIs as a junior in 2000 and batted .349 with 63 RBIs as a senior in 2001, helping the Yellow Jackets establish the two best team batting averages in school history (.347 in 2001; .342 in 2000). In October of 2014 Prince was elected to the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame.

A 10th-round selection of the Cincinnati Reds in the 2001 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft, Prince played with Class A Billings of the Pioneer League in the summer of 2001, where he was voted to the league’s All-Star Game. He played with Class A Dayton in 2002 and was elected to the Midwest League All-Star Game. Prince played with Class A Potomac of the Carolina League in 2003 and 2004 before retiring from professional baseball.

Bryan spent 11 seasons at Georgia Tech as an assistant coach. He also served as the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator for the Jackets, having locked up 7 out of the 11 recruiting classes that ranked among the top 25 in the nation, including a 2011 class that ranked as high as 3rd and Tech’s 2014 freshman class that checked in No. 9. While at GT Bryan signed 13 first round draft picks to NLI’s and coached 15 players that went on to play in the MLB.

Beginning in August of 2018, Bryan joined the sports agency Ballengee Group where he was named scouting director and was in charge of the MLB Draft. In his first MLB draft with Ballengee Group, the company had six first round draft picks and negotiated over 17 million dollars in contracts.

In the spring of 2022, Bryan joined Elite Sports Advising and is currently the West Coast Director and the Transfer Portal Director.