Jack played for the University of Oregon club team in 1992-93 and graduated in 1994 with a degree in Recreational Management, Tourism and Design.
Jack has coached at various high schools in Oregon for over 14 years including Sheldon H.S., Roosevelt H.S., and Jesuit H.S. He has also coached various American Legion teams including the Eugene Challengers, St. John’s, East Portland, and NW Star Academy. He is currently coaching with the Premier Baseball Club.
He has been a private baseball trainer in the Vancouver area since 2006, starting his own indoor training facility in 2011, the Columbia Baseball and Softball Academy.
Jack Russell has been a coach Baseball Northwest since the beginning, helping coach the very first Northwest Championships in 1998. Today, he still coaches at the Northwest Championships while also helping at our Prospect Evaluation Camps each summer.
Jack lives in Camas, WA and has been married to his wife Nicole for 11 years. They have a 9 year old daughter Madilyn. Jack loves photography, fly fishing, golf, and traveling.