Jammer Strickland was named Outfield/Hitting Coach for Combine Academy Baseball in July of 2019. Prior to joining Combine Academy, Strickland served as an assistant at South Doyle High School (Knoxville, TN) for 2 years, where he oversaw Hitting, Outfield, and Strength Development. He also spent the summers as head coach for Diamond Baseball Simcox Academy, a very well-known baseball facility/travel baseball organization in Tennessee that is operated by former University of Tennessee assistant Larry Simcox.
Before his coaching career began in the summer of 2017, Strickland played for 3 different schools in the collegiate ranks. He attended nationally ranked Farragut High School, where he was a two-time state champion. During his senior year at FHS, Strickland was a member of the All-State team and was named the District Player of the Year as well. He was a two-time Perfect Game Underclassman All-American and a member of the 2nd Team Louisville Slugger All-American Team. He signed to the University of Tennessee and after one year, he left for Cleveland State Community College. While at CSCC, he played under Mike Policastro, and Strickland was ranked in the top 200 of JUCO Prospects during his freshman and sophomore year at Cleveland State. After CSCC, he met up with current HC Blake Rowlett at East Tennessee State University, where he ended his baseball career. Strickland's senior year was his best, as he batted .306 with 5 HR and 44 RBI, while making many highlight plays in left field which landed him on SportsCenter’s Top 10. Strickland graduated in 2017 from ETSU, with a B.A. in Marketing.
Contact Jammer Stickland at: JStickland@CombineAcademy.com or at 704-909-0540.