Tucker Hughes
Tucker Hughes
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 740-463-9920
Email: thughes@highlands.edu
Tucker Hughes, beginning his first year as Head Softball Coach, is no stranger to the Georgia Highlands College athletics program. Spending 3 seasons in the Chargers baseball program as the Pitching Coach-Recruiting Coordinator, Hughes & the Chargers saw great success on & off the field. The Chargers produced 2 GCAA Championships & 1 Region 17 Championship while completing a 120-47 record. In Hughes 3 seasons at Georgia Highlands College, he has helped produce 19 All-Conference Players, 4 All-Americans, 11 NJCAA All-Academic Team members, 7 Region 17 All-Tournament Team members, 5 Gold Gloves (1 National Gold Glover), 3 Male Scholar Athlete of The Year awards, 6 Pitcher of The Week Honors, 14 Player of The Week Honors, 1 Pitcher of The Year, & 2 no-hitters. The Chargers 2022 recruiting class ranked 2nd in the country while the 2023 class finished in the top 20. The Chargers also set many school & individual baseball records. 
Hughes has also spent time at Waldorf University & University of the Ozarks producing 7 All-Conference Players, 4 All-Region Players, 5 Academic All-Conference Players, 1 Academic All-American, numerous Pitcher & Player of The Weeks, set individual & school records, & producing 1 MLB Draft Pick. 
Hughes played at D2 Ohio Valley University. He and his wife, Hannah Hughes, reside in Rome, GA with their dog Spot.