Mitch Wood--Director Player Personnel- 9th season with the Bulls
Coach Wood help start the Bulls in 2009. He has served as the head coach for the Elite 17u teams from 2009-2012. In 2013 he was named Director of Player Development. He also sits on the board and you'll see him still roaming the sidelines at games.
Coach Wood graduated from Holcomb High School where he lettered (4) years in Baseball and Basketball. He went on to play baseball at Mineral Area College where he earned his Associates Degree. He received his B.S.E. Degree from Arkansas State University and later his Masters and Specialist in Education from Southeast Missouri State University.
He has 20 plus years of experience coaching high school baseball and basketball. He was head baseball / asst. basketball coach at Hayti High School for 3 years (1989-1992). He has been at Oran High School for the past 17 years where he has served as head baseball and basketball coach(1992-99), high school principal, head baseball and basketball coach(2000-03), Superintendent, head baseball coach (2003-2014).
Mitch took the Superintendent job at Dexter High School in 2015.
He also coached Scott County Legion from 1999-2003, Rawlings Legends in 2008 and Missouri Bulls 17u from 2009-2012.
While at Oran, he has obtained 8 conference titles, 13 district titles, 8 final four appearances and Scott Miss. Conference Coach of the year five times. He won his first State Championship in 2014.
He was inducted into the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2010. He has a career record of 380 wins with only 117 losses.
Coach Wood lives in Oran, Mo. with his wife Shawn. They have two children, Ryne (27) will graduate from UMSL School of Optometry in May 2011 and Mandi (23) who will graduate from SEMO in May 2011 and pursue a degree in Physical Therapy. Coach Wood enjoys golf, spending time with friends and family and repairing/restoring vehicles