Ben Moore


Assistant Baseball Coach in Athletics

Ben Moore joins the Gustavus baseball coaching staff as an assistant coach and recruiter in preparation for the 2021 season. Moore most recently served as a pitching coach and recruiter at Macalester College for two years.  

A native of St. Croix Falls, Wis., Moore brings 17 years of playing and coaching experience at the professional level to Gustavus. He’s had stints as a pitching coach in the American Association both in Laredo, Texas (2016) and Sioux Falls, S.D. (2017-19). Moore also spent a season in the Frontier League in Washington, Pa. (2015).

After graduating from Viterbo University in 2003, Moore signed with the New York Yankees as a pitcher and made it as high as Double-A within the organization. He joined the independent ranks in 2005 with the Calgary Vipers. Moore pitched for the Sioux Falls Canaries from 2008-11 and again from 2013-14. He is the Canaries’ all-time leader in wins (55) and strikeouts (698), and his number 25 was retired in 2018.

Moore is the all-time wins leader at Viterbo where he was a two-way player. In 2014, Moore was inducted into the Viterbo Hall of Fame. Moore has coached at the club level and has been involved with the Minnesota Baseball Academy (Blizzard) since 2005.