Jennifer Lillard enters her first season as an assistant coach for the Bulldog softball program, joining the school’s athletic department in August.
Lillard came to Barbourville from a one year stint as an assistant coach at the University of the Ozarks, an NCAA Division III member in Clarksville, Arkansas. Before this, Lillard got her coaching career started at University of the Redlands in Redlands, California, where she served in a similar capacity from 2011 through 2013. While at Redlands, the team captured back-to-back conference championships.
Lillard entered the coaching ranks off a playing career at the University of West Alabama, where she was a member of the varsity softball team for four seasons.
Lillard earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Alabama in December of 2010 in Psychology (with a minor in Sociology), then added a Masters of Arts Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University of Irvine in December of 2013. She resides in Barbourville.