Former Knight player Kade Shannon is entering his 2nd year as a coach marking his 6th year as a member of the Knights’ family. Kade prepped at Oak Grove HS in Hattiesburg, MS where he was a 4yr letterman in both baseball and football for the Warriors. He was twice recognized as an All-District performer while playing at Oak Grove. Kade continued his baseball career by playing the COVID shortened 2020 season at Jones College. After the 2020 season Kade transferred to East Mississippi Community College where he would play 36 games while hitting 7 HRs during the 2022 season before moving on to LSU-Shreveport for 2023. Kade’s father, Karr, serves as the Director of Marucci Operations for Knights Knation.