Collin Buete Biography
Collin Buete - Assistant Coach/Summer Head Coach
Buete has coaching experience both at the collegiate and prep levels, as well as summer ball. He served as a Graduate assistant coach for Tusculum Univeristy in 2023 where he assisted with hitters and recruiting. Previously, he served as the head coach at Topsail High School in 2022 where he led the Hampstead, N.C. program to its first winning season since 2017, while advancing to the NCHSAA Playoffs for the first time in five years. Topsail advanced to the Elite Eight in the 4A State Tournament. Three of his players earned All-Conference honors and he was named the Pender Post and Voice Male Coach of the Year.
He served as hitting coach and recruiting coordinator during the 2020-2021 academic year at Southeastern Community College. He served as third base coach as Southeastern finished in the top-three in the conference in extra base hits and team batting average (.290).
He began his coaching career at Hoggard High School in Wilmington, N.C. where he was an assistant coach while mentoring the oufielders. He coached the varsity and junior varsity programs.He was also responsible for pitchers on the junior varsity team. His pitching staff posted a 3.02 staff earned run average including a starting rotation which logged a 2.26 ERA.
His summer coaching experience includes: Wilmington Post 10 Junior Legion (2018) and the Brunswick Surf N Turfs (2022)
He graduated from UNC Wilmington in 2019, while majoring in communication studies. He also completed his Masters in Sports Management from Tusculum University in 2023.