Jets softball coaches named Coaching Staff of Year

December 19, 2018

The National Fastpitch Coaches Association recognized Jackson College Jets softball coaching staff as the NJCAA Division II Regional Coaching Staff of the Year!

The staff is comprised of head coach Jamie Vandenburgh and assistant coaches Mick Ream and Tammy Bates. Vandenburgh is in her third year as head coach, Ream is in his fourth, and Bates is in her first year. The Jets softball team celebrating its most successful season in 2018, with a 33-11 overall record. The team finished District 1 Runner Up in the NJCAA Tournament.

This recognition is really a tribute to how hard our players have worked to change the culture of the program,” Vandenburgh said. “They are the ones that really have to commit to our team values and hold each other accountable. Each year we have to continue to build on the year before. Our job as coaches is to give the players the tools to do it but ultimately it is their team; we are just here to guide them!”