Baseball Coaching Staff

Jeremy Geidel

Head Baseball Coach
Hometown: Loveland, Colo.
Alma Mater: Concordia University, Nebraska

Head coach Jeremy Geidel is in his 17th season at the helm of the Bulldogs in 2014. He has a career record of 246-497 in his 16 years at Concordia.

The Bulldogs advanced to the GPAC Tournament three-consecutive years from 2010 to 2012. In 2012, Concordia went 25-28 overall with a 10-10 mark in GPAC play, while setting a program record for wins in a season. Coach Geidel hails from Loveland, Colo. 

Coach Geidel strives to have each player grow physically, mentally and spiritually while they are a part of the Concordia baseball program. A 1996 graduate of Concordia University, Nebraska, Geidel earned his master’s degree in secondary administration in 2000.

Off the diamond, Jeremy and his wife Amanda have four children. In addition to his coaching duties, he served as assistant athletic director at Concordia for several years.
Jeremy Geidel - Career Record Following the 2013 Season
246-497, 16 years
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Rich Eber

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Hometown: Tampa, Fla.
Alma Mater: University of Nebraska-Kearney

Rich Eber entered his fourth year as hitting coach for Concordia baseball in 2014. He has also previously served on Jeremy Geidel's staff in 2007 and 2012.

Eber split his collegiate career between Dana College and Nebraska-Kearney, eventually earning his bachelor's degree from UNK. He set a UNK record for career batting average (.402) and led the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference with a .426 average in 2006 when he powered the Lopers to a RMAC Tournament appearance for the first time in school history. His honors included: 2004 First Team All-GPAC and Honorable Mention All-RMAC in 2005 and 2006.

Eber received his master's in curriculum and instruction in May 2013 while serving as a graduate assistant coach at Concordia.

He spent three years as the head baseball coach at Blake High School in his hometown of Tampa, Fla. During his tenure, Blake High School won its first-ever district tournament game. 

Eber earned his bachelor’s degree in Social Science and History from UNK. He and his wife, Amy, have a daughter, Jolie, and a son, Nicholas. The family resides in Seward.      

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John Couch

Pitching Coach
Hometown: Santa Fe, Texas
Alma Mater: Concordia University, Nebraska

John Couch entered his fourth season as assistant coach for the Concordia University baseball team in 2014. 

The native of Santa Fe, Texas, graduated from Concordia in 2010 with a degree in Business Administration. Couch was a four-year letter winner as a pitcher on the Bulldog baseball team. He was a team captain from 2008-10. 

Couch also spent one year as head coach of the Santa Fe Indians. He led the Indians to an impressive 20-4 record during the 2009-10 season.    

Brandon Wood, student assistant

Wood enters his first season as a student assistant for Concordia University baseball in 2014.

Michael Moore

Assistant Coach
Hometown: Friend, Neb.
Alma Mater: Nebraska Wesleyan University

Moore entered his third season as an assistant coach for the Concordia University baseball program in 2014.

The Friend, Neb., native brings numerous years of coaching experience in both baseball and softball. He recently served as the head varsity softball coach at Friend High School from 2007 to 2011, compiling a record of 91-44. He guided the Bulldogs to a Nebraska Class C state title in 2009 and then a 2010 district championship and third-place finish at state. He also led Friend to a 2008 district runner-up finish.

In addition, Moore managed the Beaver Crossing Pirates softball club team from 2000 to 2010 and is currently in his first season as head coach of the Seward County Vipers baseball club. He has also worked as an assistant coach at Friend High School for boy’s basketball, football and track and field. He spends his free time coaching youth baseball and softball and umpiring girl’s fast-pitch softball.

Moore graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a minor in communication. Moore played baseball for four years at Nebraska Wesleyan while also competing in football from 1982-83 and as a pole vaulter for the Prairie Wolves for one season.

Moore and his wife Crystal live in Friend, Neb. They have a daughter Macey, 20, and a son Cayden, 12.