Next up on the ABCA Podcast is Kent State University head coach Jeff Duncan. Kent State has a long history of winning. Since taking the reins in the summer of 2013, Duncan has guided Kent to two MAC Tournament titles (2014, 2018) and back-to-back-to-back regular season conference crowns in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Prior to Kent State, Duncan had a successful four-year stint at Purdue, which was the Big Ten regular season and tournament champ as well as an NCAA Regional host in 2012. Duncan played baseball professionally for nine seasons in the Mets, Padres, Blue Jays and Dodgers organizations, reaching the Majors with the Mets during the 2003 and 2004 seasons. Get ready to listen to all things Grit, Attitude, Effort, Trust and Enthusiasm. We also touch on practice planning, outfield play, player development and what he would like to see from a player development side at the youth and travel levels.