Men's Basketball Associate Head Coach James Hays

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James Hays was named Associate Head Coach in July 2022.

James Hays returns for his second stint at Moberly Area CC. James spent 2 years at MACC from 2019-2021. He spent this past season as an assistant coach at Lincoln University.

During his time here at Moberly, Coach Hays helped the hounds to a region 16 championship, as well as District championship and a National Tournament appearance. He helped coach and recruit 8 Division 1 signees.

Prior to arriving at MACC, Hays was the Head Coach at William Woods University. While at William Woods, he led the team to their best season in school history, including a 22-10 team that eventually lost in the conference championship game.

James graduated from Westminster College with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Finance. He went on to earn his master degree at William Woods in Athletic Administration.

James lives in Columbia, Mo. With his wife Markayla and their 2 children, Grayson and Emory.