Jimmy Frush joined the American Baseball Coaches Association in March 2017 as Director of Corporate Partnerships.
Frush worked over a decade in intercollegiate athletics prior to joining the ABCA, with stints at Texas Tech, SMU, Belmont University and most recently, Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, where he served as the Islanders' Associate Athletics Director for Development.
Frush worked at Belmont from 2009-14, serving as the Director of Athletic Marketing and External Affairs. In that position, Frush played a key role in increasing the Bruins’ brand awareness by negotiating apparel, website and e-commerce agreements. Before his time with the Bruins, Frush spent two years as the Director of the Mustang Club at SMU where he headed the athletics department’s annual fund as well as the SMU Basketball donor program.
Frush got his start in college athletics at his alma mater, Texas Tech. In five years with the Red Raiders he ascended from Coordinator of Marketing and Promotions all the way to Associate Director of Athletics External Operations.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in 1997, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 19th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft, pitching for the Batavia Clippers Class A affiliate. He later returned to Lubbock in search of his master’s degree, which he earned in 2002. Frush was a four-year letterwinner for the Red Raiders baseball program, twice collecting GTE Academic All-America honors.
Frush currently resides in Greensboro, N.C.