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Jan J. Mudder

Jan J. Mudder, also known as “Middle-aged Ball Coach” on, has been a teacher and a coach at the secondary level for more than 20 years, split between small schools in South Dakota and nine years spent teaching overseas. His earliest childhood memories are of being outdoors with his father listening to the Cornhuskers on the tractor radio. He can be reached at, or you can follow him on Twitter at @MidAgeBallCoach.