Assistant Softball Coach
Former Highlassie Jessica Smith returned to the McLennan softball program as an assistant coach in 2015. In her first season with the program, she helped lead the Highlassies to the fourth regional title and national tournament in appearance in program history. During her short tenure, Smith has coached one All-American, and 13 players have earned NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards.
Smith was a member of the 2012 Highlassie softball squad that finished as runners-up in the Region V North Tournament. She recorded a .338 batting average with a .363 on-base percentage, 17 RBIs and 18 walks. She has spent six years working both winter and summer softball camps at McLennan.
Smith spent the previous two years as the executive assistant at Waco Sports Academy, where she oversaw the daily training of athletes.
Smith received a bachelor’s degree in allied health from Texas A&M University in 2015. She has one daughter, Saydee, born in December 2016.