Jackie, is a New Jersey native coming back home after eleven years in Chicago, her home away from home. Jackie is a DePaul University Double Demon and a 2007 Women’s College World Series Participant. She graduated from DePaul with a masters in Educational Leadership Cum Laude in 2012 and her undergrad in communications with a minor in Sales Leadership in 2009. Prior to her opportunity to coach with the Cheetahs, Jackie served as the Graduate Assistant and student worker for the DePaul softball team for 3 years which catapulted her into her most recent job as the Director of Operations and Assistant Coach at DePaul. Not only was she honored to be a coach in the Big East at the largest private Catholic University in the country, but was also afforded the opportunity to play her four years of college ball there.
During her tenure at DePaul, Jackie racked up quite the list of accomplishments. She finished her four-year career at DePaul tied for fourth all-time in RBI’s and second all-time for homeruns. In 2007, her sophomore year, not only did she play in the Women’s College World Series, she was a part of a record breaking team at DePaul going 20-0 in Big East Conference play and beating #1 ranked Oklahoma in the Super Regional to project them into the World Series. Spina (Tarulli) also racked up first team all conference awards all four years as well as making the All-Region team in 2007 and 2009.
Prior to her attending DePaul, Jackie attended Ridge High School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey and was an all-state short stop and catcher for her high school team.
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