Congrats to Chris Hines

Cary Clark

Staff member
Big news for Chris Hines -

Former Crimson Tide standout & SEC champion Chris Hines joins Reid State Athletic program as first in history, head men’s basketball coach for the Lions. Hines comes to Reid State after spending two seasons as Graduate Assistant Coach at Alabama State University where he obtained a Master of Science in Applied Technology.
Following graduation from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Environmental Sciences, Hines played professionally abroad in Hungary, China, England and Canada.
In 2012 Mayor of Evergreen, Pete Wolff and the City Council of Evergreen awarded Chris Hines with a Key to the City/Proclamation to Evergreen Alabama.
Hines was a first-team junior college All-American in 2009 after leading Southwestern Illinois Community College to the NJCAA National Tournament and the Region 24 title ... averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds per game that season to help his squad to a 35-3 record ... in his first season at SWIC, he averaged 14 points and nine rebounds, earning all-region and all-conference accolades as the team finished as the region runner-up with a 28-2 record for head coach Jay Harrington ... prior to enrolling at SWIC, he was the 2006 Alabama Class 4A Player of the Year while at Hillcrest-Evergreen High School ... spent the 2006-07 season at North Atlanta (Ga.) Prep ... named the Most Valuable Player of the 2006 Alabama Class 4A State Tournament ... Alabama Sports Writers Association's 2006 Alabama All-State "Super Five" Team ... runner-up in voting for Alabama's 2006 Mr. Basketball honor ... led Hillcrest-Evergreen to the 2006 Alabama Class 4A State Championship while averaging 25 points, 12 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game as a senior ... scored 24 of his team's 35 points in a Class 4A State Final win over Saks that gave the Jaguars their first state title ... as a junior in 2005-06, averaged 26 points and 8.5 rebounds per game ...
Hines is married to the former Shae Walker, also a University of Alabama graduate. The couple has two daughters, Chloe Grace and Zoe Kathryn and two doodles, Bella and Loretta.