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Mike Collins
Head Athletic Trainer

Mike Collins started his journey in Visalia, CA., where he graduated from Mt. Whitney High School in 1986 where he lettered in football. After high school, he continued his education at College of the Sequoias, graduating with an Associates of Arts degree in general education in 1992; he then continued his education at California State University, Fresno graduating with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Education - Athletic Training option in 1992.

In 1993, Mike was certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association, and later was licensed by the State of Texas (1998). His first job was at the professional level where he worked for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization for six seasons (1992-1997). Three of those years with the Great Falls Dodgers (Rookie 1992-1994), one with the San Bernardino Sprit (A 1995), and two with the San Antonio Missions (AA 1996-1997), as well as three winters in Caracas Venezuela, working with the Caracas Leones (1994-1997). His time with the Dodgers organization involved working with three championship teams, one each with Caracas (94/95), San Bernardino (95), San Antonio (97). While working with the Caracas team, he attended the 1995 Caribbean World Series in San Juan Puerto Rico.

During his professional baseball he was selected to work four All-Star Games, California League 1995, Texas League 1997, National Double A 1997, Venezuelan League 1997. He has also worked numerous special events, 1998 NAIA Spring Sports Championships in Tulsa, OK, 1998 WAC Swimming/Diving Championships in San Antonio, TX, 1998 Texas Special Olympics, along with a variety of high school all-star games.