Jo Evans

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Jo Evans
Sport(s) College softball
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Texas A&M
Record 546–270–2
Biographical details
Born Austin,texas
Playing career
1979-1982 Utah
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1984–1985
1986–1989
1990–1996
1997–present
Florida State*
Colorado State
Utah
Texas A&M
* Denotes assistant
Head coaching record
Overall 858–480–2
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1989 Heartland Conference
1991 Western Athletic Conference
1991 Western Athletic Conference Tournament
1992 Western Athletic Conference
1992 Western Athletic Conference Tournament
2005 Big 12 Conference
2008 Big 12 Conference
2008 Big 12 Conference Tournament
Awards
1988 Heartland Conference Coach of the Year
1989 Heartland Conference Coach of the Year
1991 Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year
1994 Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year
2004 Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year
2005 Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year
2008 Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year

Jo Evans is the head coach of the Texas A&M Aggies college softball team. She has been the head coach for the team since 1997. Prior to that, she served as the head coach for the Utah Utes from 1990–1996 and for the Colorado State Rams from 1986–1989. She started her coaching career as an assistant coach for Florida State in 1984. She has won conference coach of the year honors seven times over her head coaching career.

Evans played softball at the University of Utah from 1979–82. She compiled 13 triples over her career, ranking second in school history in that category. In her 1981 season, she posted 7 triples, tying with three other Utah players for first place in season triple count.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • HCAC Coach of the Year (1988, 1989)
  • WAC Coach of the Year (1991, 1994)
  • Big 12 Coach of the Year (2004, 2005, 2008)
  • National Fastpitch Coaches Association Midwest Region Coaching Staff of the Year (2008)[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Colorado State Rams (HCAC) (1986–1989)
1986 Colorado State 13–16 3–7 6th
1987 Colorado State 18–20 4–6 T–4th
1988 Colorado State 23–17 4–6 T–4th
1989 Colorado State 37–14 7–3 1st
Colorado State: 91–67 18–22
Utah Utes (WAC) (1990–1996)
1990 Utah 32–30 2–8 6th
1991 Utah 28–16 8–2 1st Regional Champions
7th place WCWS
1992 Utah 25–20 9–1 1st 2nd place Regionals
1993 Utah 23–22 12–12 5th
1994 Utah 51–13 22–4 2nd Regional Champions
5th place WCWS
1995 Utah 31–20 20–7 2nd 4th place Regionals
1996 Utah 32–22 17–7 3rd
Utah: 222–143 90–41
Texas A&M Aggies (Big 12 Conference) (1997–present)
1997 Texas A&M 37–29 7–9 6th
1998 Texas A&M 32–25–2 6–10–1 7th
1999 Texas A&M 41–22 7–11 7th Regionals
2000 Texas A&M 32–23 8–10 T–4th Regionals
2001 Texas A&M 32–19 7–11 7th
2002 Texas A&M 40–18 9–9 5th Regionals
2003 Texas A&M 38–22 10–8 5th Regionals
2004 Texas A&M 33–22 13–3 2nd Regionals
2005 Texas A&M 47–10 14–4 1st Regional Champions
Super Regionals
2006 Texas A&M 34–19 11–6 4th Regionals
2007 Texas A&M 46–14 12–6 4th Regional Champions
Super Regional Champions
T–7th place WCWS
2008 Texas A&M 57–9 17–1 1st Regional Champions
Super Regional Champions
2nd place WCWS
2009 Texas A&M 32–22 8–9 6th Regionals
2010 Texas A&M 44–16 12–6 T–3rd Regionals
Texas A&M: 546–270–2 141–103–1
Total: 858–480–2

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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