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Rusty Elmore joins the Moberly staff after a very succesful season at Vincennes University. Vincennes finsihed the season 32-3 and an apperance in the NJCAA ELite 8. He coached All Americans Chris Darrington and Isiah Tisdale. Vincennes finished the season ranked 5th Nationally in the NJCAA final poll.

Coach Elmore arrived at Vincennes after being on the staff at Kentucky Wesleyan, where he helped the Panthers qualify for the 2015-16 NCAA Div. II National Tournament. Kentucky Wesleyan also claimed the Great Midwest Athletic Conference’s regular-season and tournament titles. The Panthers were ranked ninth nationally in last season’s final NCAA Div. II poll. At Kentcuky Wesleyan he worked for legendary coach Happy Osborne.

Prior to being named to the Kentucky Wesleyan staff, Coach Elmore served in an assistant coaching capacity at Union College. During his one-year stint at Union, the Bulldogs racked up 30 wins to post the best season in the program’s history. That historic campaign included a NAIA National Tournament appearance, as well the Appalachian Athletic Conference’s regular-season and tournament crowns. Union completed the 2014-15 in the 11th slot in the NAIA national rankings.

Coach Elmore began his college coaching career at Lindsey Wilson College from 2010-14. He contributed to the Blue Raiders reaching the 2012 and 2013 NAIA Div. I National Tournaments, plus a Final Four appearance and No. 3 national ranking in the final poll of 2012-13 (the program’s most successful season ever). Those seasons also held back-to-back Mid-South Conference regular season champions.

As a player at Shoals Community College, Coach Elmore played for his father, Glen Elmore. During his prep playing career, he earned First-Team All-State honors at Florence Christian Academy. Coach Elmore then earned a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State and his master’s degree in athletic administration from Western Kentucky.

Elmore worked 8 years as an excutive  with Chicago White Sox Radio Network,WGN-TV, NBC Atlanta and ABC Asheville before he started his coaching career.

Coach Elmore is married to the former Katie Sheahan of Milwaukee,WI. They have one daughter Elise(3) and Nora is expected in October.

 

 

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