Kentucky Softball Club - Jenny Hill: Coaches

Jenny Hill

Jenny Hill - College World Series MVP coaching KSC-2000
 
Jenny Dalton Hill had a career full of accomplishments as a member of the University of Arizona National Championship softball team. During her years in Tucson, she earned 3 NCAA College World Series National Championships, the 1996 NCAA Division 1 Player of the Year Award and the College World Series MVP in 1996. At the conclusion of her collegiate career, she was the NCAA record holder in Career RBI’s, Career Runs Scored, Career Walks, Career Slugging Percentage and Career RBI’s per game. She also held the NCAA single season record for RBI’s, Walks and Single Game Home Runs. Jenny was a three-time All-American 2nd baseman and a two time Academic All-American. She was the Pac 10 Player of the Year in 1996 and won the Pac 10 Triple Crown that season, an honor which had never been achieved by any previous athlete and only one other player to date. Jenny was a member of the USA Softball Olympic Festival Teams and Trial process in 1993, 1994 and 1995. Following her Arizona playing career, she began her coaching career at the University of Arizona as the Volunteer Assistant for the 1997 season. She worked two seasons as an Assistant Softball Coach at the University of Kentucky in 1998 and 1999, where her husband was hired as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. While pursuing a coaching career, she also spent the summer of 1997 playing baseball for Phil Niekro and the Colorado Silver Bullets. She left the full-time coaching scene in the spring of 2000 and continued teaching lessons and clinics and booking speaking engagements. The latest chapter of Jenny Dalton Hill’s career was the decision to make a comeback to competitive ball after a 13-year layoff. In doing so, she set her sights on the USA Baseball Women’s National Team for 2010. After much work, she became a part of the bronze medal winning team in Venezuela in August 2010. Jenny is married to Marc, and they have 3 children, Dalton, Brooke and Cogan. They reside in Lexington, Kentucky, where Marc works as an Assistant Athletic Director for the University of Kentucky.