Oumar Seck, former assistant coach for Johnson County Community College and a recent graduate of Mid-America Nazarene University, has joined MCC-Maple Woods as head coach for the Monarchs.
Seck played one season at JCCC before transferring to play at Mid-America Nazarene for three years. Seck earned a degree in sports management from MNU with a minor in coaching.
After graduating, Seck returned to JCCC to coach alongside his former head coach Fatai Ayoade in 2012, helping lead the team to an 11-8-0 record. That team reached the NJCAA Region VI championship for the first time since 2007.
Seck is originally from Senegal, Africa.
Sophomore Daniel Jackson was recently selected for the NJCAA All-Region team. He also received the most votes of any player, and has been nominated for NJCAA All-American honors.
With 7 wins, 1 loss and 1 tie, the Monarchs are looking to finish off the last three games of the season with a strong push.
The Monarchs will play Northern Oklahoma and Northeastern Oklahoma before returning home for their last game of the season - a conference game against MCC rival Blue River.
With their first game less than one week away, the Monarchs have been working through practices, preparing for the season opening again Johnson County Community College Aug. 26.
The team has been practicing since the beginning of August, working on fundamentals, developing a strong team chemistry, preparing for another run towards the regional and national championships.
For more information about MCC-Maple Woods athletics, please call (816) 604-3000.