OKWU’s Jason Jeschke Resigns for Assistant Position at South Dakota; Mark Molder to Take Over Women’s Basketball Program

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Athletic Director Mark Molder has announced the resignation of Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jason Jeschke to accept an assistant coach position at NCAA Division I – University of South Dakota.

Jeschke compiled an overall record of 58-38 in three seasons at Oklahoma Wesleyan, including a 32-24 mark in conference play. He coached the Lady Eagles to a NAIA National Tournament appearance in 2015.

“I am so thankful to Dr. Piper, John Means, and Mark Molder for the chance to lead Lady Eagle Basketball,” said Jeschke. “I am extremely thankful for the hard work of our players and staff over the past three years. Oklahoma Wesleyan is a wonderful place that will forever hold a special place in my families heart. My family will be cheering on Lady Eagle Basketball from South Dakota.”

Mark Molder, who was the Head Men’s Basketball Coach, will take over the women’s program at Oklahoma Wesleyan. He’ll serve on an interim basis for men’s program until a new coach is hired. Prior to his time as the head coach for the men’s program, Molder was at the helm of Lady Eagle Basketball for three seasons from 2011-2014.

Molder held an overall record of 61-33 during the three seasons, including a Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season title during the 2012-13 campaign and back-to-back NAIA National Tournament appearances.


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