Ryan Coe
Ryan Coe
Year: 2018
Years Participated: 1980-1981
Sport Played: Baseball

Ryan Coe played baseball for Cleveland State in 1992 where he earned All-Conference, All-District and All-American honors. After graduating from Cleveland State, he attended Kennesaw State where he was named an NAIA All-American and also won the 1994 NAIA National Championship. He was taken in the 40th round of the 1995 amateur draft by the Houston Astros.  He made his pro debut with the Quad City River Bandits in 1995 and eventually finishing his pro career as a player with the Kissimmee Cobras in 1997. From 1998 to 2009, he was an assistant coach at Kennesaw State. During his time there, KSU finished second in both the 1998 Division II College World Series and the 1999 Division II College World Series. He was inducted into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004, one of the first two baseball inductees. Now living in Dallas, Georgia, Ryan is a scout for the Texas Rangers. He has had three of his prospects get drafted in the first round by the Rangers and eight players he either coached or scouted have reached the MLB.  He is married to Cara and has two daughters, Lauren and Samantha.