RICHARDSON – Former Baylor University pitcher Jenny Fuller has been named as assistant softball coach for UT Dallas, announced by head coach Brad Posner Tuesday. Fuller will also serve as the Comets’ head women’s cross country coach.
“I am very excited to welcome Jenny Fuller to our coaching staff,” said Posner, who is entering his fourth year with the Comets., “She brings a great deal of knowledge, experience, and an exceptional playing career at the junior college level, Baylor. and internationally in Germany.”
Fuller comes to UTD after spending the past five seasons in a similar position at McLennan Community College. Fuller served as pitching coach at MCC since 2010 and has mentored a first team all-conference pitcher in each of her five seasons with the Highlassies, boasting two first team picks in 2014. This past spring, she helped MCC to a conference title as the Highlassies posted a program-best 46-8 record and were ranked in the top 15 in NJCAA Division I all season, climbing to the top spot early in the year.
An Academic Big 12 selection with the Bears as a senior, Fuller earned her bachelor’s degree in education from the university in 2009 and later received a master’s in sports management from Baylor in 2011. She was twice listed on the Dean’s List and was part of the Baylor squad that advanced to the NCAA Division III Super Regionals in 2009. Prior to Baylor, Fuller played two seasons at MCC, collecting NJCAA All-America honors both seasons, earning her associate’s degree in 2007.
Fuller later played professionally for the Freising Grizzlies of the German Bundeslegia in 2009 before beginning her coaching career at MCC.
“Jenny has played for and coached with some exceptional coaches, and now she will be able to pass on what she has learned to our student-athletes,” continued Posner. “She also understands the importance of excelling in the classroom as she was on the Dean’s List at Baylor as well as the Big 12 All-Academic team., Jenny has a tremendous passion to teach the game of softball, and our student-athletes, staff and program will benefit greatly in having her here.”