|College:||Concordia University St. Paul, '07|
Mark Moriarty was named an assistant coach for the Concordia University Wisconsin baseball program by head coach Eddy Morgan on June 15, 2013. He will work with pitchers and serve as the team's recruiting coordinator.
Prior to joining the Falcons he was an assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at Concordia University St. Paul. He helped the Golden Bears to a 20-16 overall record and pitching staff to a 4.18 ERA. Moriarty coached a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Second Team and Golden Glove pitcher.
Previous to CUSP he was the
pitching coach at Augustana College for four years where he worked
with MLB Draft Pick and NSIC Pitcher of the Year Derek Hansen. The
first pitcher he coached to sign a pro contract was former standout
closer Bret Severtson, who signed with the Lake County Fielders of
the North American League before joining the St. Paul
With Moriarty on staff, the Vikings set a school record with 34 wins in 2010 and made their first-ever appearance in NCAA Tournament play in 2011. In his first year on staff in 2010, the pitching staff improved their team earned run average by 1.44 points. His pitching staff was a key recipe of the team's success which culminated by being named South Dakota Sports Writers Association College Men's Team of the Year.
Moriarty was able to play professional baseball as well, pitching for the St. Paul Saints in 2009 with a 2-5 record and 47 strikeouts.
As a collegiate student-athlete, Moriarty pitched for the College of St. Scholastica where he finished his career with the third most wins in school history (23) and a 2.80 ERA. His 257 strikeouts were second-most in school history. He was an All-Upper Midwest (UMAC) Conference performer three times in his career and a 2006 All-American.
In 2011, Moriarty was inducted into the CSS Baseball Hall of Fame. He earned a degree in business management from CSS in 2007.
As a collegiate pitcher, he pitched in the Northwoods Summer League in 2004, going 4-0 with a sterling 0.00 ERA. He was the winning pitcher for the Madison Mallards in the 2004 Northwoods League Championship game.
Additionally, Moriarty has worked at the Minnesota Baseball Academy in Rogers, Minn. and Squeeze Play in Sioux Falls, S.D. as a pitching coach.