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Athletic Director and Staff

Our athletic staff is focused on success and ready to help you reach out and grab it. We're committed to helping student athletes meet their educational and athletic goals. We promise to help you be your best, on the field and in the classroom.

Helping Athletes Reach New Heights

Get to know the incredible staff behind our winning teams!

  • Jason Prenovost-Athletic Director/Men's Commissioner
  • Tricia Hilbun, Program Supervisor/Women's Commissioner

Go to the individual sport page to read about the coaching staff for soccer, basketball, and volleyball.


Jason Prenovost
Athletic Director

P: 253.460.4462
F: 253.460.4462
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Jason comes to TCC from Highline Community College where he has more than 15 years of administrative and coaching experience. In 2012, he became the all-time winningest men’s soccer coach for the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC).

Jason has been awarded the NWAACC Coach of the Year award, and raised friends and funds for student athletes. He has held administrative positions as Director of Marketing and Communication and as Director of Outreach for Highline. Jason brings a commitment to professional values and integrity and will provide exceptional leadership to TCC’s athletics program.  

More about Jason Prenovost

Coach Prenovost began his career at Highline Community College as a player in 1988. After playing two years at Highline, he was among the first recruiting class to receive a scholarship to attend and play for Hawaii Pacific University.

Jason graduated with Bachelor Degrees in Marketing and International Business in the spring of 1993. In August of 1994, at the age of 24, Prenovost took over the Highline soccer program, as an Interim Head Coach. That first season was capped by his peers voting him the 1994 Northern Divisional Coach of the Year, an honor that he has received 6 additional times. In 2004, he was voted NWAACC coach of the year after guiding Highline to its first NWAACC Soccer Title.

His overall career mark is 274-89-63, making him the All-Time Winningest Men's Soccer Coach in the history of the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges, NWAACC. His teams have produced 16 straight winning seasons, 15 straight playoff appearances, 8 Division Titles, 7 Final Four appearances and in 2004 the NWAACC Championship.  

Jason was named as an assistant coach to the Sounders U23 squad for the 2012 Premier Development League season.

He is married to his wife Suzanne and has three sons Zachery, Conner, and Nate. Jason has a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) B License and holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership. 


Tricia Hilbun
Athletic Program Supervisor and NWAACC Women's Commissioner

P: 253.566.5097
F: 253.566.5097
Email

Tricia Hilbun is TCC Athletics Program Supervisor. She is also the Women’s Commissioner for the NWAACC. She relocated to Washington from Alabama where her husband Ryan was training to become a Kiowa pilot with the U.S. Army. Tricia has an extensive background in athletics including time spent with the Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers, Arizona State University, and most recently with two of the top college football bowl games, the Fiesta Bowl and Insight Bowl. Her knowledge of athletics is a huge asset to TCC and we look forward to having her help take TCC Athletics to the next level. 

Tricia earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing from Arizona State University in 2003 and earned her Master’s in Business Administration with a Sports Business Concentration from Saint Leo University in May 2011. She is currently persuing her Doctorate in Leadership in Higher Education at Grand Canyon University. She is a current member of the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators and attended the NACWAA/NCAA Institute for Administrative Advancement.


Coaches

Women's Soccer: Jason Gjertsen email
Men's Soccer: Jason Gjertsen email
Volleyball: Rachael Schurman email
Women's Basketball: TBD
Men's Basketball: TJ Caughell email
Baseball: Ryan Mummert email

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