Gerry Gerry Glasco
blank Gerry Gerry Glasco
Position:
Recruiting Coordinator / Assistant Coach

Email:
gglasco@sports.uga.edu

Gerry Glasco enters his second season as recruiting coordinator and assistant coach at the University of Georgia in 2010. In his first year at UGA in 2009, Glasco helped the Bulldogs reach their first-ever Women's College World Series and played a key role in Georgia's hitting instruction helping the Dogs bat .319 with a school-record 85 home runs. The Bulldogs also finished the year with nation's second-best slugging percentage, a school-record .574 clip, and they were sixth in scoring at 6.32 runs per game.

A native of Crab Orchard, Ill., Glasco joined the Bulldog program in the summer of 2008 from Johnston City High School where he worked as an assistant coach. From 1999-2004 and from 2007-08, Glasco worked in the assistant coach role with Johnson City High School. During the 2007 and 2008 seasons the Indians posted 32-3 marks each spring. Glasco also served as coach of the junior high school program that finished 29-0 while winning the state championship in 2007 and 25-4 with a third place finish at the state level in 2006.

Glasco was the founder of the Illinois Southern Force Softball organization, and he served as head coach of the Southern Force Gold from 2001-08 finishing in the top-20 four times at the prestigious ASA Gold Nationals including two finishes in the top-10. He led the Southern Force to the 2004 18U Gold National Championship, which was held in Marietta, Ga. Additionally, the Illinois Southern Force program became nationally recognized by winning the Canada Cup Futures Championship in 2003, and more recently finishing second and fourth at the ASA 16U A Nationals in 2007 and 2008, respectively. Glasco and the Southern Force coaching staff were honored as the "National Travel Team Coaching Staff of the Year" in 2004 by the NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaching Association).

Glasco graduated from Crab Orchard High School in 1976 where he lettered in track, baseball and basketball. He went on to attend the University of Illinois, where he graduated with a degree in Agricultural Economics in 1980.

Glasco has been married to Vickie Johnson Glasco for 30 years, and they have three daughters, Tara (27), Erin (23) and Geri Ann (15). Tara played collegiate softball at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and Erin played collegiately at Texas A&M, where she helped lead the Aggies to a runner-up finish for the national championship at the Women's College World Series in 2008.

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