King enters his second season as an assistant baseball coach at Holy Cross. King comes to Holy Cross from UMass-Boston, where he served as an assistant baseball coach for the last two seasons. While at UMass-Boston, King was the primary infield and outfield coach, hitting coach, assistant recruiting coordinator, and first base coach. King has also been an assistant coach to the East Boston Bombers since 2005. Prior into coaching the team, King was also a player and a captain on the team. A native from Lawrence, Mass., King earned his bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice in 2005. As an athlete at UMass-Boston, King was a three year starter and captain his senior year. He was ranked second in all-time career putouts and set the single season record for walks during his senior season. King received the Strength and Conditioning Award during his junior year, which is given to a student-athlete who exemplifies excellence and hard work in the weight room. Off campus, King is an Assistant Foreman at Fire Protection Systems in Pelham, N.H.