Paul Poplin • Assistant Coach
works at Triple P Baseball, where he enjoys motivating the next
generation of athletes. He is also the pitching coach at the local
high school. He works at the Don Poplin Insurance Agency along side
his parents Don and Jane. Paul was drafted out of high school by
the California Angels. He pitched for UNC at Chapel Hill in 1997
and UNC at Charlotte for the 1998 and 1999 seasons, then drafted
by the Minnesota Twins. An injury in 2000 ended his baseball career.
Paul’s brother, Don Jr., works for the Cleveland Indians,
and sister Debra works for NASCAR. Paul lives in Matthews, NC.
Personal Favorites: Food: Spaghetti ... Movie: Braveheart ... Music:
Soft rock/country ... Hobby: Reading ... Actor: Tom Hanks ... Actress:
Sandra Bullock ... Pro Team: Dodgers ... TV Show: Baseball Tonight