In previous seasons, Hager led the Jimmie program to five conference tournament championships (2004, 2009, 2012, 2013, and 2014) and has coached the Jimmies to eight regular season Conference Championships, thirteen Regional appearances, three Regional Championships (2004, 2006, 2008), and three Super Regionals (2004, 2006, 2008). The Jimmies won the 2008 Super Regional Championship and secured two NAIA College World Series Appearances (2004, 2008).
Hager has coached the USA Athletes International team in Prague, Czech Republic, as well as Townsville, Australia, and Antwerp, Belgium. Prior to joining the JC staff, Hager was in Wilson, N.C., where he was head baseball coach for the Wilson Tobs in the Coastal Plain Collegiate Summer League. He has also served as assistant coach at Michigan State University, University of North Dakota, and Jamestown College.
Originally from Kirkland, Washington, Padilla played two years at Shoreline Community College before playing the 2014 and 2015 seasons with the Jimmies. He graduated in 2016 with his bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. Padilla played in the 2016 NBC World Series for the Northwest Honkers for the third time in his career.
Originally from Gillette, Wyoming, Iliff was a left-handed pitcher for the Jimmies from 2008-2011. He was a member of the 2008 team that made it to the NAIA College World Series. Iliff was named to the DAC All-Conference team in 2011. He ranks among the all-time Jimmie leaders in appearances, games started, complete games, shutouts, and innings pitched. Iliff is in his third season coaching the Jimmies and also coached the Gillette Roughriders American Legion baseball team for six seasons.
Originally from New Lenox, Ill., Vogler played for the Jimmies in 2015 and 2016. He graduated with a degree in Health & Fitness Administration and is currently working on his master's degree in Leadership.