MACC NAMES MOBERLY NATIVE CHRIS FLETCHER AS INAUGURAL HEAD BASEBALL COACH

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Christopher Fletcher has been named the inaugural Baseball Coach of the MACC Greyhound Baseball Program at Moberly Area Community College (MACC). A native of Moberly, Fletcher is a 2008 graduate of Moberly High School. Following his playing career at Moberly High School, Fletcher played collegiate baseball at North Central Missouri College (2009-10) and William Woods University (2010-12).

As Head Greyhound Baseball Coach, Fletcher will begin competitive NJCAA Division II play during the 2022-23 school year. Fletcher has served as Head Baseball Coach at William Woods University since 2019 after serving as Assistant Coach there from 2015-19. As a graduate assistant at William Woods University (2014-15), he was part of a Conference Championship team and was the assistant coach at Truman State University, where the Bulldogs were regional champions along with qualifying for the World Series.

Additionally, Coach Fletcher has coached summer league baseball in the Lewis and Clark League (2013), Northwoods League (Thunder Bay Canada in 2014), Prospect League (Hannibal Caveman in 2015) and MINK League (Jeff City Renegades in 2017).

“We are just so excited to begin college baseball at MACC and expand our student experience, along with campus atmosphere,” said MACC Athletic Director Patrick Smith, “We had an outstanding pool of candidates, but Chris just stood out on his baseball knowledge, success as collegiate baseball coach and tremendous enthusiasm along with vision for our program. I’m very appreciative to Dr. Lashley and our Board of Trustees for this addition to our athletic program and looking forward to the leadership of Chris Fletcher as we begin this journey.”

“I am beyond excited to get back to the Moberly community and start the Greyhound baseball program,” said Coach Fletcher, “I started my baseball life in Moberly and now have the opportunity to start collegiate baseball in my hometown. It’s going to be nice to be back with lifelong friends and be around our families more often. My family and I couldn’t be more excited to wear red and be Greyhounds!”

Chris Fletcher and his wife Rachael have two children: Brooks (3) and Baylor (5).