Jon Moore is in his first season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Creighton baseball program. He will be working with outfielders and assisting with hitting, while also coaching first base on game days.
Moore comes to Creighton after working two years at Lewis University, where he worked with hitters, outfielders and base runners, while also dealing with recruiting. Moore coached six All-Great Lakes Valley Conference players and two All-Midwest Region Second-Team outfielders in his time at Lewis.
Prior to his coaching stint at Lewis, Moore played collegiately at Purdue University, where he earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades in 2008 after starting 56 games for the Boilermakers and hitting .321 with 31 RBI and 12 doubles. He was named to the All-Big Ten Tournament Team that year, going 6-for-13 with five RBI, four runs scored, a double and a home run in the postseason. On March 24, 2008, he took home Big Ten Player of the Week honors. As a sophomore in 2007, Moore started 52 games and hit .275. In 2009, Moore hit .328 with nine RBI and three doubles before missing the final 33 games of the season due to a knee injury.
He was an Endowment Scholarship recipient from the John Purdue Club in 2009. Moore worked camps for the baseball program each year at Purdue. He earned a degree in sociology and a minor in child development and family services at Purdue in 2010.
Moore played one season at Oakton Community College in 2006. He was named First Team All NJCAA Region IV and First Team All-Skyway Collegiate Conference.
Moore also played three seasons of summer ball during his college years. In 2008 he played for the Licking County Settlers in Newark, Ohio of the Great Lakes League, working high school camps while with the Settlers. In 2007, he played for the Harrisonburg Turks of the Valley League in Harrisonburg, Va., working grade school camps during his time with the Turks. In 2006 Moore played for the Danville Dans of the Central Illinois Collegiate League.