Missouri Baptist University Athletics
MBU Spartans
2010 Baseball Coaches
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Eddie Uschold - Head Coach - 11th Season
Eddie Uschold enters his eleventh season as Head Baseball Coach at Missouri Baptist University. The 2008-2009 school will be Uschold's eighteenth season coaching at the collegiate level. After leading the Spartans to a record of 24-20 in 2009, Uschold's  record at MBU is 368-207-2. He has an overall career coaching record of 384-231-2. 
Coach Uschold is the winningest coach in MBU baseball history. He has led his MBU squads to five American Midwest Conference Championships ('02, '03, '04, '07, '08) and one NAIA Region V Championship ('08).  He has been named the American Midwest Conference Coach of the Year four times ('03, '04. '07, '08) and the NAIA Region V Coach of the Year one time ('03).
In his ten seasons at Missouri Baptist University, Uschold has coached 20 NAIA All-Americans, 25 All-Region players, 52 first team All-Conference players, three AMC Pitchers of the Year, one AMC Player of the Year, and six AMC Newcomers of the Year.
Prior to coming to MBU, Coach Uschold was Head Coach at Olivet College (Mich.), Assistant Coach at Manchester College (Ind.), and Assistant Coach at Tyler Junior College (Texas). He began his coaching career as a Graduate Assistant Coach under Danny Hall at Kent State University (Ohio).
In addition to his coaching duties, Coach Uschold also serves as Assistant Director of Athletics and as an Instructor in MBU's Health & Sport Sciences division.
Coach Uschold is a native of Bedford Heights, Ohio. He received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Health & Physical Education from Baldwin-Wallace College (Berea, Ohio). He earned his Master's Degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Athletic Administration from Kent State University (Ohio).
He and his wife Ann have three children: Sarah Alice (6), Edward William (4) and Elisabeth Carole (1). They are members of Ballwin Baptist Church.
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Kenny Graser - Assistant Coach - 5th Season
Kenny Graser enters his fifth year at Missouri Baptist University. Prior to his coaching career, Graser played four years at Missouri Baptist, and was an All-Conference selection his senior year. In 2001, he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, while serving as a Student-Assistant Coach for the baseball program. Also in 2001, he signed a free-agent contract to play in the Texas-Louisiana League in Amarillo, TX. He also spent time playing for the Gateway Grizzlies in the Frontier League.  
After his playing career, Graser spent four years as an Assistant Coach at Panola College (Texas). While at Panola, he was in charge of recruiting, and worked with the infielders and hitters. During that time many of his recruits went on to play at NCAA Division I Universities all over the country. Some of these schools include University of South Carolina, Texas A&M, the University of Louisville, Texas Tech, the University of Missouri, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana Lafayette, Northwestern State, Nichols State, University of Texas San Antonio, University of Texas in Arlington, and Texas State.
In 2005 Graser had the opportunity to return to Missouri Baptist University as the Assistant Coach, where he oversees recruiting, as well as working with the hitters and team defense.
In the Spring of 2007, Coach Graser completed his Masters degree in Education, and finished his teacher certification in the Spring of 2008.
Joe Swiderski - Assistant Coach - 6th Season
Francisco Vega - Student Assistant - 1st Season
Jacob Myking - Student Assistant - 1st Season
Riley Gavello - Student Assistant - 1st Season
Elvin Millan - Student Assistant - 1st Season
Michael Mokriy - Student Assistant - 1st Season