Tim Parenton Baseball Camps
Andrew Hannon | Assistant Coach
Former North Florida baseball player Andrew Hannon joined the Ospreys’ coaching staff in August of 2011. He will serve as the team’s third base coach and be responsible for coordinating team travel, scheduling and other day-to-day tasks.
As a player with North Florida, Hannon was honored by the Atlantic Sun Conference as a member of the 2011 All-Academic Team. He boasted a career batting average of .327, going 177-for-541 at UNF with 34 doubles and six home runs to his credit. The Jacksonville native was the ultimate utility player for the Ospreys, seeing time in the field at first base, second base, shortstop, third base, in the outfield and as the designated hitter. Prior to the 2010 season, he was named to the initial Brooks Wallace Shortstop Watch List.
Hannon concluded his career ranking in North Florida’s career top 10 in games started with 133. Hannon finished towards the top of the record books in at bats (541), runs scored (102), hits (177), doubles (34), runs batted in (96) and total bases (229).
Hannon finished his playing days ranked in the North Florida career top 10 among players since North Florida reclassified to full NCAA Division I status in 2006 in at bats (4th), games played (5th), games started (5th), runs scored (5th), hits (5th), doubles (5th), RBI (5th), total bases (5th), stolen bases (5th), batting average (6th), assists (9th), walks (10th) and on-base percentage (10th).
In the summer of 2011, Hannon worked as an assistant coach with the Lacrosse Loggers of the Northwoods League. He coached first base while working with the hitters and the infielders.
During the summer of 2010, Hannon served as the head junior varsity coach for Nease High School in Jacksonville, Fla.
In high school, Hannon played four varsity seasons for The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla., where he helped the team to a 100-28 record during his career. Hannon led the Bulldogs to Class 3A district titles as a freshman, sophomore and junior, advancing to the regional playoffs each season and playing in the regional finals twice. As a prep, he was named All-City as a junior and senior and he participated in the North Florida All-Star Game in 2006. Hannon finished his high school career with a .369 average, 30 doubles, five home runs, 30 stolen bases and 77 RBI.
Hannon earned a bachelor’s degree in sport management and is a master’s in athletic administration from North Florida. He is the son of Karen and Gary Hannon. His father Gary played baseball and basketball for Florida Community College of Jacksonville, while his mother Karen was in the first graduating class at the University of North Florida. He currently resides in Jacksonville with his wife Kendall.
Tommy Boss | Assistant Coach
Tommy Boss enters his first season as assistant baseball coach under Tim Parenton.
Boss was a four-year pitcher for the University of Florida from 2002-05 and was part of two NCAA Regional Tournament teams, including the SEC Champions and National Runner-Up team his senior season. He was named to the Freshman All-American Honorable Mention team and was a three-time Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll member.
Boss made 75 appearances as a Gator including 39 starts, four complete games and 263.1 innings pitched during his career. He boasted a career 3.00 NCAA Postseason ERA with a 4-1 record in eight appearances, five starts, three complete games and 45.0 innings pitched. During his senior campaign, he was 3-0 in the postseason with a 2.22 ERA, two complete games and 28.1 innings pitched.
Following his collegiate career, Boss played one season with the Joliet Jackhammers and collected two wins in 35 innings pitched in relief.
Boss started his coaching career as the head coach at Dunnellon High School from 2007-11 before returning in 2015. He owned a 122-88 record during his tenure at the school. During his time at Dunnellon, his teams made a Final Four appearance, were Regional Champions and made Regional Finals and Semi-Final appearances. Boss was also a three-time Florida Athletic Coaches Association District Coach of the Year.
Between his stints at Dunnellon, Boss was the pitching coach and recruiting coordinator at St. Johns River State College (Fla.) from 2012-14. During the 2013 season, the team set a school record with 38 wins and collected its first Mid-Florida Conference Championship since 1977.
The following season, the Vikings collected back-to-back conference championships and finished the season ranked second in the state and fifth in the nation.
In his three seasons at St. Johns river, the teams boasted a 98-60 record, had a team ERA of 2.62 in 2013, good for fifth in the nation, ranked 13th in the nation with a 2.99 ERA in 2014 with 389 strikeouts, ranking 20th in the nation.
Boss is married to Mary Katherine and the have three kids, Addie, Tripp, and Rhett.