Head Women's Softball Coach
Coach Jack Childress is entering his 25th year of coaching at Three Rivers College. He has coached Basketball for 20 years (402-187), Volleyball for 7 years and Softball for 17 years (503-324). He has coached 18 All-Americans and 22 Academic All-Americans, plus two Conference MVP's. His teams have won 8 conference championships (2 undefeated). They have won two Region titles and went to the National Tournament twice finishing 5th in the nation in 2004.
Last year’s softball team finished 43-16 and repeated as MCCAC Conference Champs. This year’s team returns 2 sophomores and has added arguably the best recruiting year in his tenure.
Coach Childress graduated in 1970 with a BSE in Physical Education and in 1980 with an MSE in Secondary Administration from Arkansas State University.
Coach Childress and his wife, Linda, have one child, Christa, and two grandchildren, Tyler, 15 and Trent, 13.