Head Coach: Mark Molder

 

In his two seasons at the helm of the Oklahoma Wesleyan University women’s basketball program, Mark Molder has guided the Lady Eagles to a MCAC Conference Championship, the most wins in school history, and the programs first ever NAIA National Championship Tournament.

He has a career record of 40-21 (.655) in his two seasons with the Lady Eagles and a 24-6 (.800) mark in the MCAC.

OKWU won it’s first MCAC regular season title of school history in 2012-13, finishing with a 15-1 conference mark. The Lady Eagles finished the season ranked No. 18 in the NAIA and ended the season with a 24-6 overall record. Molder was named MCAC Coach of the Year and received NCCAA Central Region Coach of the Year honors for the second time in the 2012-13 season.

Molder’s first season with the Lady Eagles came in 2011-12, and saw the team amass a 16-15 record and a 9-5 conference record which was good for a second place regular season finish. The Lady Eagles ended their season in the semi-finals of the NCCAA Regional Tournament, and Molder was named NCCAA Central Region Coach of the Year.

Prior to taking over as head coach of the Lady Eagles Molder served as the lead assistant for the Oklahoma Wesleyan University men’s basketball program.

As a member of the OKWU men’s staff from 2007-2011 he helped guide the Eagles to a 120-20 record. During his time with the men’s program the Eagles won the 2009 NAIA the National Championship, appeared in two final fours, four elite-eights, and four sweet sixteens.

Molder was a student athlete at Oklahoma Wesleyan University from 1995-2000. He graduated from OKWU in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, and in 2009 completed his Masters of Business Administration.