41 Jason Ball
41 - Jason Ball
Title: Volunteer / Administrative Assistant

Jason Ball enters the 2021-22 season marking the start of his fourth year with the Cardinals. Ball is a volunteer assistant and administrative assistant for SVSU Baseball. 

Ball served as a volunteer assistant coach in 2021, helping guide a young Cardinal team to an even 17-17 record and a berth in the GLIAC Tournament. 

Ball helped coach the Cardinals to 344 strikeouts in the 2018-19 season, good for fourth in the GLIAC, and led the Cardinals to an overall record of 21-29-1. 

A native of Sandusky, Michigan, Ball was a left-handed pitcher for St. Clair County Community College for 2 seasons. Ball then went on to be a Volunteer Assistant at Central Michigan University from 1999-2001 where he worked closely with current SVSU Head Coach Steve Jaksa.

Following CMU, Ball was an associate scout for the Milwaukee Brewers for 3 years. He has also coached at Essexville Garber and Nouvel Catholic Central, along with being involved with the Saginaw Bay Riverdawgs travel organization.

Ball received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from CMU. His wife Jill, a proud SVSU alum, is a school administrator. They have a son and daughter – Nathan and Morgan.