At St. Frances, football provides an opportunity for our student-athletes to work in a positive and productive environment. I have emphasized to Coach Mike Clay that each SFA student-athlete should embrace the importance of team-building, character develo
"This will open the door up for a lot of kids and families," said Brian Boles, director of development and community relations at St. Frances, who said that, though financial aid is available, "even the lowest tier is a stretch for many families to afford.
The school emphasizes faith, scholarship, character and opportunity, said Boles, a St. Frances graduate who has worked as a teacher and as the school's baseball coach.
"We'll take chances on kids that other schools won't," Boles said.
"We start the day in prayer and end the day in prayer," Boles said.
Brian Boles is the Assistant Scouting Director and Scouting Coordinator for BCB and a part-time scout for the Detroit Tigers.Boles was an all-conference performer playing baseball at CIAA member Elizabeth City State University after transferring and receiving MDJUCO honors at Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, MD.
He finished his undergraduate degree at Morgan State University with a Bachelor in Sociology.
Also successfully complete the Major League Baseball Scout Development Program in 2011.
Brian is currently serving in his eighth year as head baseball coach at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, MD.
The team captured the MIAA "C" Conference championship in 2009.
Prior to his taking over the program, the team won only a handful of games since its inception in 1997.
Brian owns the baseball hitting instruction/training company Pro-Act for area players.
He has also served as Special Assistant to the Athletic Directors.During the fall, 2006, he served as Volunteer Assistant Coach (Interim), University of Maryland Baltimore County.Brian is a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association, Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches, and the Buck O'Neil Professional Baseball Scouts & Coaches Association, and Mid-Atlantic Scouts Association.