Coach Kevin Gall returns for his 17th season as head coach for Jimmie softball in the 2016-17 school year.
Gall's teams have produced 64 All-Conference players, seven NAIA All-Region infielders and three NAIA All-Region outfielders. He was named the conference's Coach of the Year in 2001, 2005, 2009, and 2012, and Region III Coach of the Year in 2005.
During his sixteen seasons as coach, Gall's career record is 440-291.
Additionally, Gall serves as a member of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
Coach Gall grew up in Ellendale, ND. He earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education and physical education from Jamestown College in 1993.
He and his wife, Jennifer, three children--daughter Payton and twin sons, Ethan and Preston.
Originally from Tipton, Ind., Sam Langley joins the Jimmies as a graduate assistant coach.
Langley graduated in 2016 with a degree in psychology from Goshen (Ind.) College, where she started 165 out of 169 career games, only missing four games due to injury. In 2015 she was named to the Crossroads League All-Conference team and won a Gold Glove in 2016.
Last season Langley ranked 28th in the NAIA in assists (126), 32nd in stolen bases (25), and posted a .942 fielding percentage.
She is working towards her master's degree in Leadership at UJ.