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Tony CookTony Cook-Head Softball Coach 2014
Head Softball Coach
(636) 481-3379 or (636) 789-3000 Ext. 3379

Jefferson College head softball coach Tony Cook enters his 10th season as the Vikings head coach in the 2016 season.  Coach Cook, who has a 393-126 overall record in his first nine years of the program, he has led Jefferson to ten regular season tournament titles, eight conference titles and eight appearances in the Region XVI Championship game. In 2015, Cook led the Vikings (56-6) to a top eight finish in the NJCAA National Championship Tournament. The Vikings also captured the elusive Region XVI Title for the third straight year.

During his nine year tenure, Cook and his coaching staff have developed 62 All-Conference players, which include 44 All-MCCAC first team members 56 All-Region players, including 39 of which were All-Region XVI first teams.  In addition, his teams have produced fourteen All-NFCA Regional Team members, seven NJCAA All-Americans and eight NJCAA Academic All-Americans.

Cooks commitment to his players and their future, however, is his greatest accomplishment.  He utilizes his experience and contacts to give players every opportunity to play at the next level-evidenced by 49 placements in the last nine years.

Cook has over 23 years of softball coaching experience and previously coached high school softball for four years and was involved with several summer club programs, coaching both 16 and 18 year-old select teams.

Cook is a native of Jefferson County and he received his AS degree from Jefferson College and earned his BS-industrial Education from Southeast Missouri State University graduating Cum Laude.  In addition to his duties as head softball coach, he is an Associate professor for the Area Technical School at Jefferson College.  He and his wife, Mendy, have one daughter, Brandy, and reside in Herculaneum, Missouri.

Amber Santhuff
Assistant Softball Coach


Jeris Moonier-Assistant Softball Coach 2014Jeris Moonier
Assistant Softball Coach