John Cedarburg biography,
John Cedarburg has been involved with amateur and professional baseball for the past 24 years. He has coached at the community college level, in the Southeastern conference and is a professional scout for the Colorado Rockies. Cedarburg began his coaching career at South Florida CC in Avon Park, FL. After a 3-year stint Cedarburg moved on to Mississippi State U as a graduate assistant. While at Mississippi State, the Bulldogs participated in the College World Series and the Northeast regional. Upon completion of 2 Master’s degrees, Cedarburg moved on to be the Head Coach at Edison CC. During his tenure at Edison CC he guided the Edison CC teams to a 159-135 record over 7 seasons. Three of his former players made it to the Major Leagues and 12 others had the opportunity to achieve their goal of playing professionally. 13 former players are presently coaches at the Division 1, 2, Junior College or High School level.
After the 1997 season Edison CC dropped all of their athletic programs and Cedarburg moved into the Professional ranks as a scout for the Colorado Rockies.
Cedarburg is in his 15th year as a scout for the 2007 National League Champs and 2009 Wild Card team Colorado Rockies. In 2002, Cedarburg was named the Colorado Rockies "Scout of theYear". He scouts the central and southern parts of the state of Florida. Cedarburg has been the president of the Florida Diamond Club; a Florida based baseball scouts organization and he was instrumental in the formation of the Florida Scouts Hall of Fame.
Cedarburg has been a guest speaker at the Florida Athletic Coaches Association, the National American Baseball Coaches Convention and at the prestigious "Be the Best" Coaches Convention in Cherry Hill, NJ. He has been involved with various camps and clinics around the country since 1996 and has run his John Cedarburg Pro’s Select baseball camps and clinics since 1992.
He has been very active in the Southwest Florida community and around the state of Florida for years. Based in Fort Myers, FL; Cedarburg has run a fall traveling team since 1994 and was a founding member of Southwest Florida Baseball Inc. in 1998. Southwest Florida Baseball runs the Southwest Florida Wood Bat league and the successful Southwest Florida Baseball traveling teams in both the Fall and Summer. Over 125 Southwest Florida Baseball alumni have continued their career at the college or professional level.
Cedarburg and his wife Geri have three beautiful children Anna Rae, Axel and Matthew.