Steve Molden of Cozad, Neb., has been a loyal APA member for over 12 years. He got involved with the APA in 2002 when he met David Rich, the Division Representative in his area. Steve is currently a skill level 7 in 8-Ball and a skill level 8 in 9-Ball. His wife, Rebecca, enjoys playing in the League as well. They play in the Western Nebraska APA operated by Joe and Carmen Bond.
“Steve is a positive influence in his community and in the APA,” said Joe Bond. “We appreciate the fact that Steve has taken time to run Singles Qualifiers for the area players.”
In 2012, Steve competed in the 9-Ball Shootout National Singles Championship. He also went to the National Singles Championships in 2013 to marry Rebecca and support local players. He returned in 2014 to support Rebecca, who competed in the 9-Ball Shootout.
Originally from Sioux City, Iowa, Steve moved to the Lexington Police Department in 2002 from the Webster County Nebraska Sherriff’s Office. The Lexington Police Department recently appointed Officer Molden as the new School Resource Officer for the Lexington Public Schools.
Officer Molden is a 15-year veteran officer with the past six years serving with the Lexington Police Department. Officer Molden has served as a patrol officer, K-9 Handler and is currently one of the Police Department’s Field Training Officers. On several occasions, Officer Molden has served as a guest instructor at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center.