Cole is a product of Danville High School in Danville IL. He was a 4 year varsity letterman and a 3 year all-area, all conference selection.
Cole attended Triton College in River Grove, IL under legendary coach, Bob Symonds. Triton was a Juco powerhouse from the 80’s-00’s producing over 80 MLB draft selections including players such as Kirby Puckett, Lance Johnson, Lou Collier and many more MLB players. Cole was an all-district, all region selection both years along with being a Rawlings “Big Stick” finalists his last year.
After Triton, he was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 2005 Draft. He played in the Astros organization for 2 years and later had a short stint in the Independent leagues.
Cole has been instructing aspiring ball players for over a decade in the Chicagoland and Southern Indiana areas.
Cole’s father spent over 20 years as a scout for the Indians and Phillies. His brother Ryan also played professionally. Cole resides in New Albany with wife Kasi daughter Audee and son Dugan.