A Native of Los Angeles, California, Sean Collins is a former professional baseball player with the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers organizations, and independent professional leagues.
An All-American at Kansas State University in 1989, Collins was also voted to the Kansas State University "All-Century Team" in 2000. During his seven year professional career, Sean had a career batting average of .314 with 234 stolen bases. In college, he also broke the California State Junior College record for stolen bases in a season with 52 stolen in 38 games in 1986. He continued to have a ton of success at the Division I level, being voted to the Honorable Mention All-American team, 1st Team All-Midwest, and 1st Team All-Big Eight in 1989.
Success has continued to follow Sean since his playing days have concluded. He was the founder and head baseball coach at perennial Texas powerhouse the Brook Hill School in Tyler, Texas. In 2004, he coached Brook Hill to it's first Baseball State Championship. Sean is a five-time District Coach of the Year, and in 2004 he was voted Texas Association of Private and Parochial School’s Class 2A Baseball Coach of the year. Collins overall coaching win-loss record at the Brook Hill School is 121 wins, with 33 losses. Coach has helped many young men achieve their dream of receiving a college baseball scholarship—he has conducted more than 85 camps, instructing more than 5,000 young ballplayers. He was also the host of This Week’s Baseball Tips, with Sean Collins, on KLTV, an ABC affiliate in Tyler, Texas. Collins is the author of In Pursuit of The College Baseball Scholarship.
A well accomplished individual on and off the field, Sean comes to the Houston Athletics from Agoura Hills, California, and is married to Andrea Collins and is the father of Cameron and Corinne.