Ilitch School M.B.A. alum named assistant coach

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) baseball Head Coach Sean Lyons has added Mike Ilitch School of Business M.B.A. graduate Alex Maloney to his staff ahead of the 2022 baseball season. Maloney joins SIUE as assistant coach after spending the 2020-21 season at fellow Ohio Valley Conference member Tennessee Tech as the volunteer assistant coach. With the Golden Eagles, Maloney’s focus included hitters, catchers and infielders.

Prior to joining Tennessee Tech, Maloney was a graduate assistant coach at Wayne State University in 2019 and 2020. Working primarily with the pitching staff, Maloney helped the Warriors to an 11-4 start to the 2020 season before the COVID-19 pandemic ended the season. In 2019, Wayne State finished 35-17 overall with a 17-10 mark in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

The native of Chelsea, Michigan, earned his M.B.A. from the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State in 2020.

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