Former Hawkeye Matt Wooldrik is in his first season as the University of Iowa[apos]s director of baseball operations and director of the Iowa Baseball Academy. Wooldrik competed at Iowa from 2003-07.
Wooldrik joins the program after serving as an assistant coach at Regina (Iowa) High School from 2008-13. He helped guide the team to three Cedar Valley Conference titles (2010-12) and a runner-up finish in 2013. During the 2011 season, Regina was sub-state runner-up, which included a loss to eventual state champion, Davis County.
Woodrik started 44 games for Iowa during his senior season, hitting .323 (51-of-158) with 22 runs and 22 RBIs and 10 doubles. The Hawkeyes went 31-23 during the season — the best record in a decade — which included a school-record 12 straight wins, 10 of which were Big Ten games. The Hawkeyes hit .325 as a team to rank in the top-15 nationally and their .425 on-base percentage ranked in the top-20 in the country.
An Iowa City native, Wooldrik prepped at Iowa City High, where he earned 13 athletic letters. He earned his bachelor[apos]s degree in management organization and finance from the University of Iowa in 2007.