Utah Valley Tabs Former UL Softball Assistant TJ Hubbard As Head Coach
A former Louisiana softball assistant coach has a new college job as a head coach.
Utah Valley named former Ragin' Cajun assistant coach TJ Hubbard as their head coach last month.
Hubbard as an assistant for UL from 2014-2015, helping the program to a Women's College World Series appearance in 2014, the sixth in program history.
A 2002 graduate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, Hubbard was a three-year letterwinner for the baseball team as a second baseman.
After spending the first years of his college softball coaching career at Seminole State College in Seminole, Oklahoma, Hubbard served as an assistant coach at North Texas for four years, before becoming that program's head coach in 2008.
As head coach, Hubbard guided the Mean Green to an overall record of 161-161 over six seasons, from 2008-2013, before joining the staff at UL.
Following his two-year stint with the Cajuns, Hubbard served as an assistant coach with Kansas last season.
Hubbard, who becomes the fifth head coach in Utah Valley softball history, takes over a program that finished 9-43 last season.
The Wolverines are members of the Western Athletic Conference.