Assistant Baseball Coach
Department: Athletic Department
Office Location: Alverno Hall G-7
B.A., Briar Cliff University (2003)
Justin Malenosky serves as the associate head coach and recruiting coordinator at Briar Cliff.
Malenosky joined the Charger staff in 2003, following a remarkable playing career with the Chargers. He was a four-year starter and three-time NAIA Honorable Mention All-American and all-region selection. He finished his career with a batting average of .394, third highest in BC history. In 2009, Malenosky was inducted into the Briar Cliff University Athletic Hall of Fame. As a hitter he compiled a contact percentage of .941, only striking out 37 times in 632 career at bats. Malenosky finished his career with 15 home runs and 122 runs scored. He also had a career slugging percentage of .555. He is tied atop the career doubles chart with 57. He is fourth in career hits (249) and RBI's (168).
Malenosky has also been affiliated with the Sioux City Explorers coaching staff, serving as the first base coach for two seasons. The Explorers are an independent professional baseball team that competes in the American Association League. Malenosky also coached as a varsity assistant and junior varsity head coach at his alma mater, Sioux City East High School. After his time at Sioux City East, he accepted the head coaching position at Woodbury Central High School (Moville, Iowa). There, he led the Wildcats to back-to-back 20-win seasons.