This is Coles’ eighth professional season, and his time with York is his first Atlantic League action. A .302 career hitter as a professional, Coles most impressive season came in 2008 with the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League, where he hit .302 with 12 home runs and 75 RBI, both career-high totals in 89 games. The season prior, he hit a career-high .330 for Windy City in 2007 with nine homers and 69 RBI. Coles matched his career-high average by batting .330 again with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in 2009. He was a four-year player in the Big Ten at Purdue University between 2002 and 2005.