Who Are Mark And Jan Ahmed? Nick Ahmed Parents- Brother

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The two times Golden Glove Award winner Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed parents have been the subject of interest among netizens.

Nicholas Mark Ahmed is an American professional baseball shortstop who plays for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Ahmed played basketball at East Longmeadow High School in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Nick Ahmed On Action
Nick Ahmed On Action (Source: Instagram)

For his collegiate career, he played shortstop and pitcher for the Connecticut Huskies baseball team.

The Atlanta Braves selected Nick as the 85th overall pick in the second round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.

During his time with the Lynchburg Hillcats of the minor league, Baseball America named him the fastest baserunner in 2012.

The Braves traded the shortstop to the Diamondbacks after the 2012 season, and he made his MLB debut on June 29, 2014.

The player has won two Golden Glove Awards in 2018 and 2019.

Nick Ahmed Parents: Mark And Jan Ahmed

Nick was born to his parents, Mark and Janice Ahmed, in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, on 15 March 1990.

His father, Mark, is an investment analyst, while his mother, Jan, is a teacher.

Nick’s parents have always been very supportive of their son’s career.

The Diamondbacks shortstop has always acknowledged them as his support system for his successful baseball career.

Moreover, his uncle, Raphael Cerrato, is the head baseball coach at the University of Rhode Island.

Meet Brother Michael

Michael Stephen Ahmed is the younger brother of Nick. He was born on January 20, 1992, in Springfield, Massachusetts.

He played baseball at East Longmeadow High School and committed to play for the Holy Cross Crusaders for his college career.

Michael was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 20th round of the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft.

Nick With Michael During Practice
Nick With Michael During Practice (Source: Instagram)

Throughout his career, Michael played in multiple positions, including third baseman, shortstop, and first baseman.

The player stands at 6 feet 2 inches and is a free agent for the time being after playing 510 games in the minor leagues.

Nick and Michael played together with the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 2020 spring training.

Besides, the two players also have another brother named Alex. However, not much details are available about him.

In an interview, Nick said that the brothers loved sports and grew up playing all sorts of sports together. He recalled the fun of having brothers growing up and being able to compete with them.

Nick Ahmed Relationship

Nick Ahmed is married to a beautiful lady, Amanda Coughlin. The news of the baseball star’s marriage broke million hearts of his female admirers.

Based on Amanda’s Instagram bio, we can assume that the pair were close friends before their marriage.

Nick With Wife Amanda
Nick With His Wife Amanda (Source: Instagram)

The couple’s relationship has flourished over time, which is evident from the fact that they have welcomed three children into their lives.

Among their three kids, two are sons, Jackson and Cole, and one daughter named Bella.

The man is very much in love with his wife and is committed to taking care of her and the kids.

The pair shares a very warm and loving relationship which is visible on his social media sites. Moreover, they have both been caring and attentive parents. 

Swochandra Shrestha
Swochandra Shrestha

Swochandra Shrestha

Swochandra Shrestha is a passionate writer with a keen eye for uncovering the human stories behind the world of sports. His articles offer readers a refreshing perspective on athletes and sporting events, blending insightful analysis with engaging storytelling that resonates on a personal level.


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