University School of Jackson

Steve Stroud Named Head Softball Coach

The University School of Jackson announces Steve Stroud as the new Head Softball Coach.

Steve comes to USJ with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education from Freed-Hardeman University. He has taught math, Algebra, and P.E., at the elementary, middle, and high school levels for 34 years. He has 15 years of experience coaching softball, including Head Softball Coach positions at Jackson Christian, Fayette-Ware High School, Adamsville High School, and Liberty Tech High School. Steve’s experience also includes various coaching positions in football, baseball, and tennis.

Athletic Director Michael Stroup says, “I am excited for the future of our softball program and look forward to the next season with Coach Stroud. He has extensive coaching experience that will help the Lady Bruins develop and succeed as a team.”

Originally from New Albany, Mississippi, Steve has been married for 36 years to Kaye Owens from Jackson. Steve and Kaye have two sons, Nathan and Jesse.

Coach Stroud met with USJ families last week. He will take over as head coach of the Varsity Lady Bruins and Middle School Lady Bruins starting this fall.

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