Mike Oehlke will enter his second season as head coach of the NDSCS Wildcats this year. Prior to NDSCS, Oehlke spent one year as the pitching coach at Concordia, MN. There his pitcher set school records and was the Conference leader in strikeouts as well as being named first team all MIAC.
Oehlke also spent four seasons at Kindred, ND, High School and was the first ever coach at the school. He finished with a 60-24 record, winning State in 2014, and also finishing third twice. He was the East Region and State Coach of the year in 2015. He coached seven All-State selections and 12 All region selections.
Oehlke coaches with the Red River Thunder travel organization primarily with the 18u. They are a year-round travel team based out of Fargo, ND with players who have moved on to play at D2, D3 and NAIA levels.
Oehlke was also a coach on the Minnesota Computers Men’s 23U team that won the North American World Series over Waseda University of Japan in 2014. He has been involved with Men’s Fastpitch at the local, State and National level for over 20 years. He was named President of the North American Fastpitch Association beginning in 2018.