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Coach Kevin Moulder enters his 16th year of coaching and second year as head coach at Jefferson College. His first season was a record breaking season as the Vikings posted a record of 47-10. The 47 wins are a school record for wins in the regular season. The season produced another MCCAC championship with a record of 19-1, which is also a program best. The season also produced a school record 29 game winning streak. Moulder collected MCCAC coach of the year honors for the 2019 season. Twenty one players moved on to four year institutions, 14 of them to the Division I level.
Prior to Jefferson College Moulder spent over a decade at the NCAA Division I level, including four years as the head coach at Murray State University. While at Murray his teams in his final three years collected the most wins in a three year span in a 40 year time span of the program. His team also broke the school record for conference wins in a season in both ’16 and ’17. Moulder landed a top 100 recruiting class as rated by Baseball America with the 2018 class, the first ranked class in school history. The class included two MLB draft selections, Jack Schneider (NY Mets 11th rd) and Will Moriarty (Texas Rangers 32nd rd). Davis Sims (’17) and Grant Wood (’18) won OVC freshman of the year honors marking the first time in program history a player earned the honor. In the summer of ’16 and ’18 a Murray State player led the prestigious Cape Cod league in home runs, Tyler Lawrence (’16) and Davis Sims (’18). The four year span also saw nine players sign professional contracts.
Moulder served at Saint Louis University as Associate Head Coach and recruiting coordinator from ’08-’14 helping lead the Billikens to three straight conference championships in his final three years. During his time they broke the school record for wins on three occasions and participated in the 2010 Louisville Regional and 2013 Columbia South Carolina Regional. His recruiting classes drew national recognition earning top 100 recognition by Perfect Game on multiple occasions.
Before SLU, Moulder spent two successful years at University of Central Missouri as recruiting coordinator and pitching coach. The time at UCM produced 95 wins and a MIAA title in 2006.
Moulder broke into the coaching ranks at the junior college level in 2005 as the assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Lake City CC in Florida. That team had the 2nd most players drafted of any college program with nine draftees. Moulder started his coaching career at St Louis Community College Forest Park.
In total he has coached over 50 players drafted or signed professionally, including James Norwood (Cubs), Brian Schlitter (Cubs), Deunte Heath (White Sox) and Tom Layne (Padres) who have made MLB debuts.
His playing career started with St Louis Community College at Forest Park where he earned all-region honors and led the Highlanders to a 2001 NJCAA World Series. A graduate of Murray State University, he helped lead the Thoroughbreds to a 2003 OVC tournament title and Murray State’s last NCAA Tournament appearance. He earned a Masters in Sports Administration from Central Missouri in 2007. Kevin and his wife, Tess, have three children Ellie, William and Tommy and reside in St. Louis.
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