Knox College has hired coach Jami Strinz to head Prairie Fire softball next year.
Jami Strinz has been named head softball coach at Knox College. She will replace Kathy Wagoner, who is retiring from coaching at the end of the 2007 softball season.
Strinz, currently the softball coach at Beloit College, was also named as the Senior Woman Administrator and assistant volleyball coach at Knox. She will begin her duties July 1.
Strinz has spent the past two years at Beloit College, serving as the head softball coach in 2006 and 2007 and the head volleyball coach in 2006. She led the Buccaneer softball team to a 16-18 record last year and is 5-6 in the early going this spring. In her only season as the head volleyball coach, Strinz guided Beloit to a 21-9 record, a Midwest Conference championship, and a berth in the NCAA Division III National Tournament.