Reginald Hollins began his first season as head coach of the Tuskegee University baseball program in 2017 after serving the previous six as an assistant coach in multiple roles.
During his baseball career at Tuskegee as a player, Hollins was a standout pitcher and infielder for the Golden Tigers from 2006-2010. His junior season in 2008-2009 he led the team in batting average, hitting .364 in 107 plate appearances. Hollins earned several commendations during his time as a student-athlete, including Division II national rankings in the statistical categories of toughest to strike out (#3), triples (#60), and walks allowed by a pitcher per nine innings (#14). Hollins also earned All-Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Team.
After his collegiate playing days, Hollins earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Tuskegee in 2010.
Hollins talks to Black College Nines (BCN) about the Golden Tigers baseball program, the COVID-19 Coronavirus, the baseball team returning to play its home games at the newly renovated Washington Field on the Tuskegee campus for the first time in eight years and his three year work to renovate the field.