Coach Nick Singleton is in his fourth year as the assistant baseball coach at Coastal Alabama and second year as a physical education adjunct instructor. Coach Nick studied in the Sports Medicine/Exercise Science field for 4 years, while attending East Central Junior College, MS (2001-02); before transferring to Faulkner State Junior College, AL (2002-03); then to Auburn University Montgomery, AL (2003-05). Coach Nick received his Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Sports Management from Newman University, KS (2013). While playing at Faulkner State, Coach Nick took home All Tournament Team honors as a sophomore starting pitcher while also taking home All Conference honors as a senior starting pitcher at Auburn Montgomery. After his senior year, Coach Nick signed a professional contract with the Pensacola Pelicans.
In 2007 while with the Chico Outlaws (CA) of the Golden League, Coach Nick was named to the All Star Team as a starting pitcher. In 2008, as a member of Sioux City Explorers (IA) of the American Association, Coach Nick took home the Pitcher of the Year Award, and named First Team All Independent Starting Pitcher by Baseball America. In 2010, Coach Nick was named the starting pitcher for the North Division American Association All Star Team as a member of the Wichita Wingnuts (KS). Over the 2011 and 2012 seasons, Singleton spent time between the Major Leagues in Mexico (Acereros de Monclova, Piratas de Campeche, Mayos de Navojoa) and the Independent Leagues (Kansas City T Bones/American Association, Long Island Ducks/Atlantic League).
Coach Nick retired in 2013 after having Tommy John surgery, holding a career record of 59-39 with 840 innings pitched, 708 strikeouts with only 313 walks, and a 3.61 earned run average in 148 games pitched.