New to Wilson but not to athletics, Jeremy Shepherd will be filling the position of Assistant Athletic Director. With so many changes and transitions starting off the 15-16 athletic season, Shepherd came to Wilson with a remarkable acumen in coaching, communication and business matters.
With the responsibility of heading all publicity, promotions, and media relations for Wilson, Shepherd also brings a winning mentality and passion for success among those around him. With more than fourteen seasons of coaching softball on the collegiate level, Shepherd has successfully coached at multiple institutions aiding in delivering conference championships and tournament appearances to every program he has worked with. Shepherd is no stranger to hard work.
“Shepherd was named to the OAC Coaching Staff of the Year three times as well as NFCA Regional Coaching Staff of the Year in 2009. With coaching the outfield as his specialty, he has coached three All-Americans, 14 all-region selections, and 15 all conference players in the outfield,” notes the athletic department.
With his prior experience serving as Assistant Sports Information Director and Head Softball Coach at Houghton College, assistant coaching and serving as recruiting coordinator at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas, the possibilities for Wilson Athletics are endless.
Not only is Shepherd accomplished through athletics, but is in the classroom as well. Shepherd was able to attain the majority of his athletic success, all while obtaining his Bachelor’s in Sports management, as well as his Master’s in Business Administration. When asked about any goals he had for his first year here, he states, “I want to enhance the student athlete experience for students, athletes, and parents while promoting the Wilson brand by helping the institution grow through exposure.”
With this type of effort and determination adding additional support to our athletic department, there is no telling the leaps and bounds Wilson will be able to make in the years to come. Please join the Wilson community in welcoming him and his family.