Graduated from Douglas County High School where he earned four varsity letters for coach Scott Fellers ... Team captain his junior and senior seasons as a pitcher and infielder ... Three-time All-Continental Conference selection (2002-04) ... Participated in the Top 40 Players in the State Game at Coors Field his senior year ... Tossed Douglas County’s first no-hitter his junior year ... Also earned one letter in basketball as a shooting guard ... Four-time Principal Award winner for having a GPA of 3.7 or better.
Played in the Connie Mack World Series. Named to the all-tournament team ... Was the winning pitcher in the Cherry Creek Classic Championship game.
Full name: Michael Pierre Koons ... Born 9/18/85 in Milwaukee, Wis. ... Son of Tom and Donna Koons ... Father played football for four seasons at Bloomsburg University ... Mother was inducted into the Bloomburg Athletics Hall of Fame in 1990 after lettering in field hockey, softball and basketball ... Has two brothers, DJ and Timothy ... Works on a ranch during the summers.