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Head Coach: Jared Meiklejohn

Jared Meikeljohn
 

Jared Meiklejohn enters his first season as Head Coach for the Smittys in 2018.
 
He is a graduate assistant for the NSU Wolves after a collegiate playing career at Valley City State University. He coached in LaMoure (North Dakota) as the infielders and hitting coach for Legion and Babe Ruth program in the summer of 2016-17.
 
Collegiate, Meiklejohn played at Valley City State University from 2013-2017. He was a 4-year starter, primarily at shortstop for the Vikings. He was a member of the 2015 team that broke the school record with 32 wins and helped break five more team records. As a senior, he was named NSAA first team All-Conference, NSAA Gold Glove Winner, and VCSU Male Athlete of the Year. Meiklejohn posted a career batting average of .326 with 202 hits, and 37 doubles.
 
Meiklejohn received his Bachelor of Exercise Science and Sport Management from Valley City State University in May of 2017. He is currently working on his master's degree in Sport Performance and Leadership here at NSU. 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Coach: Jon Dunnick

Phone: (507)469-2901

Email:  jldunnick@gmail.com

Coaching Background:

​Jon has coached at many levels.  In his hometown of Windom, he coached morning rec baseball, travel team baseball, U12 and U13 baseball as well as Legion baseball.  Most recently, he coached for the Aberdeen Park and Rec B and D Minor leagues.  He has also helped with baseball camps in Windom.

Bio:​ 

Jon played high school, VFW, Legion and Amateur baseball in his hometown of Windom, MN.  A mutiple position player throughout his career and an accomplished pitcher.  Jon is proficient in the science behind baseball with knowledge of treatment and prevention of the throwing mechanics. Jon is currently teaching and coaching debate in the Aberdeen Central School System.