Coach J. has been in softball instruction for over 15 years. As a young player, Coach J. traveled the nation participating in class NSA and ASA national tournaments. During her formal years she intensely trained with Lisa Kimme founder of the Pitcher’s Mound located in Duluth, Ga. The skills gained as a pitcher provided several opportunities to attend college with a full ride. Coach J. attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she accomplished many awards and honors in the fast pitch softball collegiate world.
In 2003 Southern University’s Softball team won their Swac championship and was able to qualify for the NCAA softball championship tournament. Also in the year of 2003, She was rewarded the 2003 SWAC All conference-Team Pitcher. Other awards between the years of 2004-2006 includes, Softball All-SWAC Team Player of the Year 2004, SWAC First Team pitcher and First Team second baseman 2004, SWAC Pre-Season Softball Team pitcher 2005, and All – Louisiana College Softball Second Team 2006.
Following college, Coach J. has coach softball for a number of high schools in Georgia, became Head Coach at Westlake high school and has volunteered to coach little league recreation ball and travel for a number of teams. She also continues to provide private and group pitching lessons for players interesting in training as a fast pitch pitcher.