Colin Christiansen enters his second seson with the Black and Gold after serving as a graduate manager for University of Tennessee softball team.
As graduate manager, Christiansen assisted in pitching and defensive workouts and ran the Dartfish TV film software system. He was also a softball undergraduate assistant coach during the spring 2016 for Tennessee, where he threw live batting practice and caught bullpens, as well as tagged pitches on iPad for hitters during games, helped organize day to day set up on and off field, and charted pitches, tendencies, and outcomes.
Prior to coming to Knoxville, he was a student assistant coach for the Mount St. Mary’s University softball team, where he created scouting reports and was the first base and outfield coach. Previous to that, he was the Mountaineer’s softball manager during his time in Emmitsburg and threw live batting practice and caught bullpens, filmed games, managed the field crew, and charted pitches and kept the scorebook via iPad.
Christiansen attended Mount St. Mary’s University from 2012-2016, where he majored in Sports Management with a minor in Business.
He is also currently the Krunch Gold head coach, an 18U fast pitch softball team with the top college-recruitable talent in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area. He was an assistant coach for Krunch Gold from 2013-2014.
Christiansen has been pitching in a men’s summer league since 2012. He has a curveball, slow curve, backdoor curve, drop, rise, change-up, and screwball and sits between 62-64 mph.