Up Close and Personal

Richard Trinkwalder
Assistant Coach
Coaching Duties
JV Head
Additional Information

Coach Trink came to Grayson after 23 years in law enforcement.  While still active in law enforcement, Coach Trink taught Criminal Justice classes at Lanier Tech for five year.  Coach Trink played high school basebal, but staying in baseball throughout his life through umpiring.  He started umpiring at 15 years old in Buffalo New York.  He joined the US Navy in 1989 and served during Desert Storm and the Bosnian conflict.  After the service he moved to Atlanta to work the Olympics.  He began to umpire locally and playing in the Men's Baseball League of Atlanta.  Coach Trink is able to provide players and coaches a different perspective of the game.  He has been married to his wife Kori for coming up on 23 years.  Kori is an elementary school teacher.  They have two daughters, Lauren (college) and Emily (11th grade).  Coach Trink also has two dogs at home which may just as well be additional children.