James named Puget Sound's Assistant Athletic Director

James named Puget Sound's Assistant Athletic Director

TACOMA, Washington – Puget Sound Director of Athletics Amy Hackett is pleased to welcome Jenee James as the Loggers' new Assistant Athletic Director. James will have primarily responsibilities for athletics facilities, game management, and assist with the department's marketing efforts.

James brings with her a wealth of experience in athletic administration, as well as coaching and teaching, in the greater Tacoma area.  She recently served as the Athletics and Activities Director at Mount Rainier High School in Des Moines, Washington, and was the commissioner of the North Puget Sound 4A Softball league. James also held a previous appointment as the Athletic Director at Clover Park High School in Lakewood, Washington.  She has been active in committee service at the state and district levels.      

In addition to coaching high school basketball and softball, James has experience at the collegiate level. She coached basketball at both Pierce College and Tacoma Community College.  James has also spent several years working as part of the Seattle Sounders' and Seattle Seahawks' game day operations and fan development staff.

James earned her Bachelor's of Science from Central Washington, where she double-majored in administrative management and Information Technology, with a minor in communications/public relations. She is a four-year letter winner in softball for the Wildcats. James will receive her M.S. from Concordia University at Irvine in 2019. She is studying athletic administration and coaching.  

James is a member of the Washington State Coaches Association.