After a four-year playing career for the Moccasins, Colin Kaline is now a member of the Florida Southern baseball coaching staff for second straight season in 2015. This will his second season assisting at his alma mater and will work primarily with the team's infielders.
Kaline completed his four-year Moccasin career in the spring of 2011. He led the team in walks in each of his final three seasons, including drawing 34 walks and hitting .287 as a senior in 2011.
He received his bachelors degree from FSC in 2011 in Human Movement and Performance, while minoring in psychology and physical education.
Kaline was a drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 26th round of the 2011 MLB Draft and played two seasons in the Tigers organization before becoming a part of the Gulf Coast League Tigers rookie team coaching staff. The Tigers also selected Kaline in the 25th round of the 2007 MLB Draft out of Groves High School in Birmingham, Mich., where he batted .535 while striking out three times in 187 at-bats before opting to attend college at Florida Southern.
He is the grandson of Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame Baseball player Al Kaline.
Kaline is married to Stephanie (Eller) and the couple was married on Oct. 26, 2013.