Mark Moriarty

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Mark Moriarty

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Mark Moriarty pitched four years at the College of St. Scholastica and graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in management. He earned his master’s degree in sports management from Augustana College in 2010. Moriarty played professionally for one season with the 2009 St. Paul Saints of the American Association, going 2-5 with a 6.27 ERA.

Moriarty began his college coaching career with Augustana College as a pitching coach from 2009-2012. He followed that by one year at Concordia University in the dual role of pitching coach and recruiting coordinator. He retained the same roles from 2014-2016 with Concordia University Wisconsin. Moriarty gained a promotion to associate head coach when he returned to Augustana (now a university) in 2017-2018. The 2018 squad won the NCAA Division II national championship with a 52-9 record. Moriarty's pitching staff finished third in the nation with a school record 2.85 earned run average (ERA) and fourth in strikeouts-to-walks ratio at 3.32. This success helped propel Moriarty to a head coaching job at the University of Mary in mid-2018 and he stayed there through 2019.

In addition, Moriarty spent four summers coaching in the summer collegiate leagues. He was the pitching coach for the Lakeshore Chinooks of the Northwoods League from 2013-2015. Moriarty won the League's Coach of the Year award in 2014. In 2016, Moriarty worked as the head coach of the Utica Blue Sox in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League.

Moriarty moved to the professional coaching ranks in 2020 when the Minnesota Twins hired him as the GCL Twins pitching coach prior to COVID-19 forcing the cancellation of the minor league season. Moriarty was a pitching coach for the Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2021.

Related Sites[edit]

University of Mary Bio