Former Spartan Cody Hughes, named head baseball coach at M State in 2016, is a native of Dalton, Ga., and a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in secondary math education in 2014.
Prior to joining the M State coaching staff, Hughes was an assistant baseball coach at MSUM and for the Fargo Legion Post 400 baseball team for three years.
He graduated from Christian Heritage High School in 2007 and played college baseball as a freshman at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Ga. He transferred to M State as a sophomore and continued his baseball career in Fergus Falls before finishing his playing career at MSUM.
In addition to coaching at M State, Hughes provides academic support to students as the head math tutor in the campus Spartan Center.