Athletics names Alexander Moule as new head coach for men’s and women’s volleyball

Baruch College Director of Athletics and Recreation Heather Mac Culloch has named Alexander Mold as the new volleyball coach at Baruch College.

Moule will coach both the men’s and women’s programs that compete in the CUNY Athletic Conference (CUNYAC) and nationally at the NCAA Division III level.

“I am very excited to have Alex join our Bearcats family as head coach for our men’s and women’s teams,” said Mac Culloch. “I am confident that Alex will continue the success of both of our programs with his broad set of skills, knowledge and experience. His vision and passion for the game are just the kind of infusion the Baruch Bearcats need to take their game to the next level”. .”

Born and raised in Rockaway Beach, New York, Alex was a four-sport athlete at St. Edmund Prep High School in Brooklyn and helped start their volleyball program.

He attended Lasell University in Massachusetts and earned his bachelor’s degree in Sociology. During his time at Lasell, he played three seasons (2015-2017) on their Division III volleyball team and was part of the programs’ first Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) championship in 2015, where he was named to the All-Team of the Tournament. That champion team played in the NCAA tournament and, interestingly enough, played Baruch in that NCAA first round when the Bearcats won in five sets at ARC Arena.

After playing in college, Moule began his coaching career. In his third year as the Head Coach of Fontbonne Hall Academy, he won the CHSAA Brooklyn Queens Championship, the CHSAA City Championship and finished as runner-up in the CHSAA State Championship Tournament. He most recently coached the Poly Prep High School boys program and has coached the Brooklyn Elite Volleyball club since 2020.

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“There is no greater feeling when a group of people achieve a common goal. I am excited for the opportunity to be the head coach of the Baruch College men’s and women’s volleyball teams. I understand there is a rich history of success within Bearcat athletics.” department and through hard work and collaboration, I plan to add to this legacy as the new head coach,” Moule said.

Outside the Lasell court, Alex was involved in different forms of activism. He became a certified child assault prevention specialist and organized a social justice campaign called Lasell talks Mass incarceration. He made trips to the Massachusetts State House to lobby for systemic change within the criminal justice system and was honored by Lasell with the “Diversity and Inclusion” award.

Alex was a finalist in the business department’s “Test Your Big Grant Idea” contest and used the prize money to finance his new café “Wise clock Cafe” in Jacob Riis Park, which he has owned for the past four years. He founded the Riis Park Volleyball Academy in 2018, which offers tournaments and clinics for adults and children during the summer.