Jim Hanson


Assistant Softball Coach in Athletics

Jim Hanson joined the Gustavus softball coaching staff in 2018 as an assistant with a primary focus on the middle infield, hitting, and catching.

Prior to Gustavus, Hanson was the head coach at Bloomington Jefferson High School from 2013-18 where he amassed a 90-30 overall record with three conference championships and one section title. He was named the Section Coach of the Year in 2014 and coached the High School All Star Game in 2015.

Prior to Bloomington Jefferson, Hanson spent four years at Bloomington Kennedy, two years at St. Louis Park, and seven years at Lutheran of Bloomington. He is the owner and operator of Clutch Hitters Elite Softball Teams, Indoor Training Facility, and Outdoor Batting Cages. He is also a consultant to softball clubs and organizations in the southern metro and neighboring areas.