Saenz named to NJCAA committees

Oct 4, 2022Amanda Fenwick
Softball Head Coach Kelly Saenz has been named to two NJCAA committees.

PASADENA, Texas — San Jacinto College Head Softball Coach Kelly Saenz has been named to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I softball and swimming and diving committees.

NJCAA sport committees comprise NJCAA region directors who oversee a number of responsibilities throughout the year. These duties include the oversight of national rankings, All-America selections, postseason seeding and at-large selections, and national championship obligations.

"I am honored to have been selected to the Division I softball and swimming and diving committees," said Saenz, who is entering her 20th year of coaching. "This is a great opportunity to support these student-athletes from throughout the country to ensure they have the support they need to compete at a high level."

Saenz began her coaching career in 2003 at Frank Phillips College before joining the San Jacinto College softball team in 2004. She played professionally for the Smitty Midget girls division team in 1995 and 1996, leading that team to two of three consecutive Canadian championships. She is a member of the Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame and the Softball Canada Hall of Fame.

Saenz is 649-407 overall and has led San Jac to six NJCAA World Series appearances. She played collegiately at Eastern Kentucky University, where she was the Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Year.

About San Jacinto College

Surrounded by monuments of history, evolving industries, maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has served the people of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. San Jacinto College is among the top five community colleges in the nation, as designated by the Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence in 2021, and was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction in 2020. The College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that spans five campuses, serving approximately 41,000 credit and non-credit students annually. It offers more than 200 degrees and certificates across eight major areas of study that put students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce. San Jacinto College's impact on the region totals $1.3 billion in added income, which supports 13,044 jobs. The College is fiscally sound, holding bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor's and Moody's

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