Troy Jacobs is in his first year as an assistant softball coach during 2017-18. He has coached girls fastpitch softball for 32 years, starting the Richmond Ruckus organization in 1990 with one team and expanding it to 11 youth teams that now includes baseball. Jacobs has attained over 700 wins in 20 years with the Richmond Ruckus 18U team, and has sent over 100 individuals to play in college, including 65% to NCAA Division I programs.
As head coach/manager with the Ruckus, Jacobs recruited and developed athletes to compete at the highest levels, including prestigious tournaments in Colorado, Hawaii and Canada. He is ACE Certified Level 5, has served as ASA/USA Regional Junior Olympic Commissioner and has participated in ASA Junior Olympic Olympic workshops. Jacobs is also an ASA/USA Softball Council Member and ASA/USA Regional District Junior Olympic Commissioner for Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolna, Ohio and West Virginia. He was inducted into the Central Virginia ASA Hall of Fame as a Coach/Manager in 2013.