Marcus Wilson, Assistant Baseball Coach
After making his mark on the KC baseball field five years ago,
Marcus Wilson enters his third season as pitching coach for the Blue
Devils. Wilson graduated from Arthur High School in 2005 where he played
football, basketball, and baseball.
In 2005, he came to Kaskaskia to
become a member of the pitching staff where he pitched for two seasons.
During his freshman season, the Blue Devils finished 40-19 and were
ranked 11th in the nation. As a sophomore, Wilson appeared in 15 games
recording 9 saves and posted a .429 ERA in 21 innings of work. That
season the Blue Devils finished with an overall record of 39-14. He
graduated from Kaskaskia College in 2007 with an Associate in Arts Degree
and as an Academic All-American. He graduated Cum Laude and was a member
of Phi Theta Kappa.
In 2007, Wilson transferred to Delta State University
in Cleveland, Mississippi where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business
Administration. In his first season with the Statesmen, he appeared in
16 games going 2-0 with a 2.89 ERA and 1 save in 28 innings out of the
bullpen. He helped the Statesmen finish with a record of 48-11 and claimed
their 11th Gulf South Conference Championship in the program’s history.
In that same season, Delta State was the #1 team in the nation and hosted
the Regionals but fell one game shy of going to the College World Series.
He was on the All-GSC Academic Honor Roll as well.
In his two previous years as pitching coach, Wilson has sent six pitchers
on to the four year level. In 2010, the pitching staff had a 4.27 ERA;
and in 2011, they had a 3.24 ERA. In addition to his coaching duties,
he is the Testing Coordinator in the Student Success Center at the college.
Wilson resides in Centralia.