|Position:||Undergraduate Assistant Coach|
|High School:||Florence HS|
|Other College:||Pensacola State|
Former LSU pitcher Hunter Kiel joins the staff for the 2020 season as the Tigers’ undergraduate assistant coach while he pursues a bachelor’s degree in sport administration.
A native of Florence, Ala., Kiel pitched at LSU in 2017, appearing in 10 games out of the bullpen and recording nine strikeouts in 6.1 innings. He was named to the 2017 Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
He was selected in the 18th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox and pitched for two seasons in Chicago’s minor league system.
Kiel transferred to LSU after pitching at Pensacola State College, where in 2016 he recorded 54 strikeouts in 41 innings of work. He was selected in the 29th round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks.