Eric Shanks

Eric is a native Charlottean and played baseball at West Charlotte High School. He played college baseball at UNC-Charlotte, where he earned a degree in communications, and subsequently played 4 years in minor league baseball. He worked for over 10 years at On Deck Baseball Academy as an instructor and coach and spent 5 years at Hickory Ridge High School (Cabarrus County Schools) as a school counselor. He is currently completing a master’s degree in accountancy at UNC-Charlotte and will go to work for Grant Thornton in the fall (2013).