Mullikin was previously the assistant baseball coach with Trinity Baptist College and an Associate Scout for the Kansas City Royals. In Mullikin’s first year as the Pitching Coach for the Eagles, TBC saw their walk to strike out ration cut in half. Along with a significant decrease in E.R.A., the Eagles had two All-Region pitchers on their staff. Mullikin took over the recruiting process for the Eagles baseball program, focusing on student athletes that have a walk with Christ and a passion for baseball. Spending his first year at Trinity Baptist in the Student Services Department, Mullikin learned the importance of working with all areas of the college not only in the recruiting process, but also in the day to day operations of eligibility and compliance.
Coach Mullikin then went on to be an assistant coach for 3 seasons under Coach Ryan Thompson at Mid America Nazarene University. In Mullikin's first year as the Pioneer's Pitching coach, the program saw the team ERA drop under 4 for the first time in the previous ten seasons in the program. The staff garnered four All Conference Pitchers in the competitive Heart of America Athletic Conference, while also holding seven different national rankings for individual pitching statistics. The Pioneers also won the regular season HAAC Championship and the HAAC Tournament for the first time in the programs history. The 'Neers also received their first National Tournament bid in 2014, where the competed in Montgomery, AL.
After graduating college, Jeff was the Fall Head Baseball Coach for The Calvary Day School in Savannah, GA, where he led the Cavaliers to win the Fall Georgia High School Association Championship. Mullikin then spent two seasons as the Associate Head Baseball Coach at The Barstow School in Kansas City where the program had back-to-back appearances in the Missouri State Championship and helped the Knights to two of their most successful years in the school’s history. Jeff also spent two summers coaching the Kansas City Blaze, one of the area’s most premiere travel summer programs.
Mullikin’s playing experience included an athletic scholarship for baseball to the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) in Savannah, GA (Florida Sun Conference – NAIA). Mullikin won the Male Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year, and was named Team Captain. Jeff led the Florida Sun Conference in appearances his freshman season out of the bullpen. Mullikin helped the Bee's to their then best season with 8 wins and helped in a pitching staff that ranked 6th in Opp Batting Average, 7th in ERA, 10th in Earned runs allowed and 24th in strike outs. Jeff played three seasons in the collegiate Ban Johnson summer program in Kansas City and was selected to play in the MLB/NCAA summer program in the New York College Baseball League (NYCBL) for the Rochester Royals. Jeff was a three-year varsity letter winner at 6A Blue Valley North High School in Overland Park, KS, where he played for several elite travel teams, and American Legion.
Mullikin, an Overland Park, KS native, has his Masters in Education, along with a BFA in Photography and minor in Advertising Design from SCAD. He and his wife, Jenilee, currently live in Clarkesville, Georgia with their daughter Savannah Jo.