Assistant Baseball Coach
- 3rd Year at Dodge City Community College, 2nd year as Assistant Baseball Coach
- Hometown: Hays, KS
- High School: Hays HS
- College: Barton County CC; Emporia State University
Coach Nehls enters his 3rd year at DCCC. Nehls will continue to be in charge of the pitching staff and recruiting. In 2013, the pitching staff had a 4.23 team ERA, the lowest in the past 12 years at DCCC and the lowest in the Jayhawk-West for the season. Nehls had 2 pitchers receive postseason recognition, Sophomore Ross Vance was named 1st team All Jayhawk-West and 2nd team All Region VI, while Freshman Clayton Brewster was named Honorable Mention All Jayhawk-West. In 2012, Coach Nehls had 5 pitchers receive postseason honors for DC3, Walker Rainwater was named to the 1st Team All Region VI, while Travis Leverett, Kyle Myers, Maverick Rork and Wyndam Williams all received Honorable Mention. Nehls was the Pitching Coach at Cloud County Community College in 2011, where he helped the staff break the school record for team ERA with a 3.75 ERA. In 2009, Nehls was the pitching coach at Barton County Community College. He also was an assistant coach for the Emporia AAA Legion team that summer, and was the head coach for the Emporia Aeros fall baseball program.
Coach Nehls started his baseball career at Barton County. He was a starting pitcher for the Cougars from 2005-06. His sophomore year he led the Cougars in victories, ERA, and strikeouts. After Barton, Nehls transferred to Emporia State University. During his two years at ESU, he was a part of two MIAA Conference championship teams, and won 17 games in his two years as a starter. During his senior year, Nehls helped the Hornets to a 50-10 record, and a MIAA conference record 35 game win streak. After ESU, Nehls played Independent Professional Baseball with the Evansville Otters and Harlingen Whitewings.
Nehls graduated from Hays High School in Hays, KS and received his Bachelors Degree in Recreation from Emporia State University. He enjoys music, movies, basketball and golf. His wife, Ashley, is the Head Volleyball Coach at DC3, as well as a Physical Education Instructor. They have one daughter, Kyndal.