Pennington is entering his first season at PRCC in the 2019-20 season and is the pitching coach for the Wildcats.
Pennington served as the pitching coach for Paris Junior College in 2019. Pennington helped the Dragons obtain the lowest ERA the program had in six seasons with a 5.91 ERA.
Before leaving the MACJC, Pennington was an assistant coach at Meridian Community College in 2018.
He helped the Eagles to a 39-13 record on the year. Meridian came up just short of a World Series berth, losing to eventual national champion LSU Eunice in the Regional Championship. Four of the five Eagle sophomore pitchers signed division one scholarships. They also had three draft picks.
Prior to coaching at Meridian, Pennington served as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, the University of West Alabama, in 2017. In 2017 the Tigers finished as the Gulf South runner-up. During his time as graduate assistant at UWA, Pennington helped with day-to-day duties, assisted in running the pitching staff, and recruiting.
Pennington played at West Alabama for two seasons dominating on the mound and earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management.
In 2015 Pennington finished fourth in the country in ERA with a 2.84.
Before signing with UWA, Pennington played for the Wildcats from 2012 to 2014.
Pennington graduated from Sumrall High School in 2011, where he was a standout pitcher helping the Bobcats win a 3A State Championship his senior season.
|2017||West Alabama||Graduate Assistant|
|2019||Paris Junior College (Fla.)||Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator|
|2019-||Pearl River||Assistant Coach/Pitching Coach|